Get Outdoors: Fall’s Best Workout

Fall’s crisp air is always the most welcoming surprise post-summertime. It pushes me to get outside and hit the reset button. My favorite workout this season? The stairs.  I especially love LA’s Culver City Stairs, because it’s where nature meets cityscapes. The land itself feels worlds away from Los Angeles, but you can see the city from the top. Even if you don’t live nearby, outdoor stairs workouts are everywhere. Consider…. 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

Amp Up Your Spring Workout

Springtime pushes me to get outdoors more often – the air feels new and the grass seems grateful for more company. Even a quick workout boosts my mood and mentality. My trainer, Mike Alexander, pulled me to the park a few weeks ago for our session. We teamed up with The Chalkboard Mag to share this full-body workout with you, because it doesn’t require any gym equipment! To increase intensity,…. 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

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