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We Forgot How to Squat

I can still hear my parents saying this, when I was helping move a couch across the room as a teenager: “Bend at the knees, not the waist!” This little bit of advice, designed to protect me from back injury, was misleading at best…

September 18, 2018
Mirrors at the Gym

Mirrors at the Gym Are Evil Objects from Hell

From the moment Narcissus saw his reflection in the water, mirrors have been a curse placed upon our lives.  One of the most reflective places you’ll ever be in is the gym, and in many ways those mirrors at the gym are anything but…

December 30, 2017

Wanna Try Fitness, But Dunno Where to Start? Try This

Inviting fitness into your life is, hands-down, one of the best things you can do for your mind, body and soul. Forget that it will help you get a “fit” body – because that’s really more of a side effect of fitness. The real benefit…

November 26, 2016

Push-Ups Make You Proud! 24 Push-Up Variations to Try

*Scroll down to watch the video! We have the tendency to think of working out and heading to the gym as a competitive “exercise” in vanity, one where we’re constantly “fighting” with our bodies to look a certain way. The issue of whether to go to the…

August 16, 2016
High-Intensity Workout

High-Intensity Workout: Lose Weight and Tone Muscle

Life is busy, gyms are annoying, and fitness regimes are completely impractical. How am I supposed to go to the gym five times a week for 1-2 hour workouts, and still get everything else done? Sure, it’s doable – if you’re intensely organized. But…

June 14, 2016

City Cycling: How to Survive the Network of Stupidity

Here’s the thing: cycling is, hands-down, a great way to get around the city. It’s cheap, it’s fast, it’s fun, it’s exercise, it’s challenging, it’s liberating. But on the flip side of that coin, it’s also a great way to immerse yourself within – what I like…

June 9, 2016
Vacation Workout

Puerto Vallarta Beach-Vacation Workout

As much as vacation is about rest and relaxation, eating food I’m not used to and having one or two (or ten) margaritas can leave me feeling a bit yucky the next day. To top it off, as much as I love the beach,…

March 28, 2016

One Place You’d Never Guess Introverts Flock To

Certain spaces tend to cause my introverted self to become more, shall we say, pronounced. If I were to describe some characteristics of these spaces that I found most unpleasant to spend time in, a few things come to mind: Spaces with bright lighting Spaces with…

January 27, 2016