I have mixed feelings about going to the gym after January 1st. While finding an open treadmill becomes a laughable exercise (pardon the pun), there is something intrinsically powerful about the shift in attendance, be it at your local YMCA, morning yoga class or spin studio. A remarkable resurgence of commitment accompanies the new year,… Continue reading New Years Resolutions – The Mighty Equalizers
I have been MIA (also was in MIA) and have not had the opportunity to share some posts with y’all – so, consider this catch-up mode! On July 9th, after searching the Ironman site for races that still had available participation slots, C and I decided on a mini weekend getaway to Cambridge, Maryland, for… Continue reading Meeting Maryland
This past Thursday, I tried out my first ride at VERTICITY, a new indoor cycling studio in East Nashville. The class experience, instructor, staff and studio itself were amazing, and I wanted to let y’all in on this gem of a fitness find! After attending the grand opening cocktail hour at VERTICITY, I knew I… Continue reading The Authenticity and Awesomeness of VERTICITY Cycling
In the past month or so, I have taken advantage of my ClassPass membership to sample a host of different workouts and studios across Nashville. In this exploration, I have come to really find a passion and fondness for yoga. I had dabbled with yoga several years ago during my sophomore year of college but,… Continue reading Get Your Ass(ana) to Shakti Power Yoga
This weekend was chock full of “first time” adventures and friend dates – and it was so fulfilling! I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening cocktail hour at a brand new spin studio in East Nashville called Verticity on Saturday, and then did some Power Flow yoga and grabbed brunch at the grand… Continue reading New Community Spots for Motivation, Muscles and Munchies!
Morning routines are incredibly interesting to me – I love reading about how influencers and motivators wake up each morning and kick off their days. (Honestly, the time the alarm goes off for some of these people is astonishing – and a non-starter for me when it comes to morning routine mirroring.) Learning about morning… Continue reading Morning Motivation, Positivity & Inspiration
Memorial Weekend has been wonderful - chock full of time with family, outdoor hiking and a fun barbecue (recipes and ideas for future summer barbecues to come)! With the weather finally perking up (more sunshine, less rain), the long weekend also provided some time to think through some future 5K race opportunities. As I mentioned… Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend Heart Rate / Zone-Based Running Workout Planning