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

Bye Blues: 5 Pilates Moves for a Better Mood

Between work and wedding season, I’ve been to five states in two weeks. My brain is CRAY right now. But it’s nothing a little Pilates [and wine, obviously] can’t fix. In short, exercise creates increased circulation and blood flow, which ultimately wakes up the brain. So, on days you’re feeling super jet lagged or exhausted from life’s craziness, lean on this workout. You can do it from home, your hotel…. Read more

Feel the Burn: Bands Workout

Ever feel too tired [or anti-social] for the gym? Me too. I’m always crushing on non-gym workouts I can do to mix up my routine. My new favorite? Resistance bands! You can lift that booty and work those biceps from anywhere: your office, your couch or your hotel room. Keep a band at work with you or pack one in your suitcase to push your boot-ay. My monthly writeup for The…. Read more

Channel Your Inner Misty Copeland

Turns out, we can all be Misty Copeland. … If we’re willing to pretend our living room is the American Ballet. I teamed up with Beverly Hills’ Pure Barre studio and The Chalkboard Mag for how to bring ballet-like moves into our everyday workout.  Pure Barre combines stretches and small movements to build muscle. Since trying it for the first time, I’ve learned how to incorporate some of the moves…. Read more

Trek Up: Fall Hiking Essentials

There are two types of hikers in California: the very serious fitness buffs [who talk to no one], and the on-trend Instagrammers [who stop at every peak to snap a photo]. I’m probably more of the annoying Instagrammer than the serious fitness buff [sigh]. Regardless, all of those hiking trails have taught me how to prep for the trek. I teamed up with The Chalkboard Mag to spill my secrets…. Read more