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 […]

Happy Birthday to me!

On my birthday I often look back at the accomplishments over the past year and think about goals for the next one. But this year I’m more inclined to celebrate moments. In the past year of my life, my brother’s third child was born. My sister got married. I went to three big 40th birthday parties, was in two weddings and attended two more. I read hundreds (and hundreds) of books to my children. I clinked […]

Back to running

I ran my first half marathon four years ago today! The nostalgia has been tough. A combination of plantar fasciitis this spring, focus on my New Year’s resolution, and training for Tri for a Cure (which I then had to drop out of thanks to the plantar fasciitis) prevented me from doing much running this spring and summer. It feels weird not to be a runner. I don’t like it. So I headed out yesterday […]

Best Abs Ever: 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. TClass: Best Abs Ever Class length: 30 minutes Description from the Equinox: Chisel your core and ignite your metabolism with a challenging, 30-minute six-pack of exercises that builds abdominal muscles and enhances total-body performance. What Class Was Like Quick and challenging. Using a mat, […]

Boxing Boot Camp

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. Wait, what are all these new classes?! Boxing Boot whaaaaat? I returned from the summer to get back to my 2017 Resolution to try every class at the Equinox, only to discover that there are more. It reminds me that I need to stay […]