Jumprope Your Jet Lag Away

FriYAY! I’m feeling energized and back on the right time zone after so much travel. I’m home for a couple of weeks before a busy September (hello, NYFW)! I’ve become a lot better about maintaining a healthy routine while traveling, between packing healthier snacks for the plane ride, and sticking to workouts that are easy to do on-the-go. One of my favorite fitness tricks for curing jet lag is a…. Read more

Trek Up: The Santa Monica Stairs

Taking the stairs is worth it. It will firm up that bum a lot faster than a fancy elevator ride. That’s what I tell myself when I’m trekking up 170 steps in Santa Monica alongside The Chalkboard Mag. The stairs are famous in LA, hosting everyone from workout buffs to want-to-be-seen celebs. You can squeeze in a good stair workout anywhere. Think of your local high school stadiums, your home, your workplace. It’s easy…. Read more

How to Achieve Your Best Bum

I’ve gone through a love/hate relationship with my bum. The love part happens when I attempt to break it down like Beyonce [obviously]. The hate part happens when I’m 20 lunges deep  [insert cuss words here]. I’m sharing one of my workouts so you can cuss alongside me. The smiles are meant to lure you in… … Looks fun, right? This is a circuit I’ve been doing with friend (+ celeb trainer/gym…. Read more

A Turkey Day Workout from Home

Admit it. You’re already planning to go up for seconds at Thanksgiving dinner… #foodcoma. I’m guilty of it, too. I remedy my lack of self-discipline at the dinner table with regular workouts. Here’s a full body workout you can do from home. I worked with my trainer, Mike Alexander, on this. He’s super talented and even prepares celebrities for kick-butt roles. So I listen to anything he tells me. You’ll do one set of…. Read more

Spare Time Sweat: Work Your Rear

I appreciate anything that’s both positive and practical. We’ve all got a lot going on, and our health often suffers because of it. Sadly, wine can’t fix everything. So, I’m starting a new series on Lauren’s Lyst, called Spare Time Sweat. I’ll post monthly workouts [with help from a trainer] you can literally do in your spare time. The first video in the series is focused on the rear (because,…. Read more