Irresistible Workout: Resistance Bands

Come Mondays, I always need an extra boost to get back in my groove. Sometimes, coffee works. Other times, a solid sweat session makes me feel on top of the world again. I’m a huuuuge fan of resistance bands. My trainer got me hooked, and I use them for full-body workouts. For now — let’s talk ARMS! Typically, I focus on arms 1-2x a week. You can do the exercises from anywhere —…. 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

A Core Workout You Can Do Together

Happy 2015! Per usual, I’m hoping to eat more kale and fewer cupcakes this year. As of January 5, I still like cupcakes more. But, I have 360 more days to get it right, and it starts today with a core workout alongside my hubby. We stick to our own fitness schedules, but we’re making it a goal to workout together once a week. Did you know it’s good for your health and…. Read more

No Excuse Exercises

Admit it— we all make excuses for things we don’t want to do. That includes grocery shopping, spring cleaning, working out… or some dreadful combination of it all. Typically, I blame time. There’s never enough of it! I know a lot of you have hectic schedules, so I wanted to share a 20-minute, at-home workout routine for when you’re feeling too busy (or lazy) to hit the gym. I teamed up…. Read more