Five Things Friday 1.20.2017

Last weekend included another successful day of skiing in the books, so I'm excited that Brian and I will be heading out to the slopes early tomorrow again! The past two years, I have been very timid on the slopes and felt very anxious.  It … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 1.6.2017

I hope the first week of the month was great for you! I'll be honest in saying that while there were many things to be thankful for this first week of the new year there are also a few things that are uncertain.  Uncertainty causes me stress and … [Read more...]

Top Posts of 2016

It's always fun for me to look back at old blog posts, especially when reflecting on the previous year.  The blog is kind of like my virtual scrapbook of the year.  While there are several recipes that I continue to make on a daily basis or workouts … [Read more...]

No Equipment Total Body Circuit Workout

I couldn't be more excited right now. Tomorrow morning, Brian and I are making the drive from Denver to Indiana to be home for the holidays.  (Cue the large cheesy smile!) Because I'll be home for about 2 weeks, I need to have some no equipment … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 11.18.2016

It's certainly been a while since I posted a Five Things Friday post on the blog! Things have been scooting right along here as we prepare for Thanksgiving next week (Brian and I are hosting a "friends-giving"), finals, and the upcoming holiday … [Read more...]

Things I’m Loving: October 2016

Happy Halloween! I hope the weekend was wonderful and that your week is off to a fantastic start.  The weather in Denver has been so warm (around 80 degrees!) the past few weeks, so Bernie and I have been getting out to run and walk as much as … [Read more...]

Lower Body Resistance Band Workout

This workout requires only two resistance bands making it great for travel, at home, and multiple fitness levels! Before we get into this workout, I want to share details about our weekend.  I hope your weekend was wonderful :) While the … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 9.23.2016

Hey and happy first Friday of fall! This week was just really great.  It didn't fly by, it didn't streeeetch on forever…it was just right.  I feel on top of my school work right now, like I have time to enjoy my workouts and cooking meals, and … [Read more...]

Top 3 Tips for Your First Pure Barre Platform Class

Not too long ago, I was gifted with a VIP Red Card Membership to help Pure Barre launch their new cardio based class, Platform. I've taken the class a few times, and I've incorporated barre into my regular workout routine for the first time ever. … [Read more...]

4 IT Band Stretches Perfect for Runners

Running has always been been a challenge for me.  Yes, I realize I've completed 7 half marathons, a full marathon and now I'm training for my 8th half marathon (with a focus on speed work to boot!), but running isn't something that comes naturally to … [Read more...]