My New Tri Gear

I got some new triathlon gear! I pre-ordered this limited edition No Meat Athlete tri outfit months ago and it just arrived. When I ordered it back in May I was struggling with plantar fasciitis and my decision to drop out of Tri For a Cure based on my doctor’s recommendation. That might seem like the worst time to order new triathlon gear, but it was actually the best. Hitting “submit” on that order form […]

Aqua Strength: Equinox Class Review

This post is part of my 2017 New Year’s Resolution to try every group fitness class offered at my gym, The Equinox in Chestnut Hill. See the full list of reviews here. Progress: 28 Classes Down, Approximately 15 To Go (class offerings sometimes change) It was great to see my swim coach Brittany! I haven’t seen her since before the summer and it was fun to take a class from her. I swam pool lengths for […]

Alignment Flow Yoga: Equinox Class Review

This post is part of my 2017 New Year’s Resolution to try every group fitness class offered at my gym, The Equinox in Chestnut Hill. Full list of class reviews here. I sent my mom this picture of my yoga mat because she left me a voicemail while I was in class that said “I bet you’re doing something muscular right now, but I thought I’d call…” And I WAS. I was doing something muscular. […]

Plant Powered 5k Recap & My Next Half Marathon!

I had a great time at the Plant-Powered 5k on Saturday! It was a fundraiser for Farm Sanctuary, and the vegan social group I’m part of had the largest team and raised the most money. It was great to be with the group for a good cause, and the Sofritas burritos, Munk packs, and Hippeas snacks at the end didn’t hurt! I was not exactly prepared. Check out how much I ran all summer! Ahh. […]

Two Sure Fire Ways To Rock It At The Gym

1. Get in there and focus on your effort and not your results. Work hard, feel great, don’t over-analyze. 2. Keep your germs home if you’re sick and clean up after yourself in the locker room. I think these work really well together to provide yourself the best overall gym experience, but if you have to pick one, the only correct answer is to rock number 2. And it’s easy to rock. You can still do […]