The unknown effects of obesity

I'm back to work and lots of my coworkers have stated that they plan on getting healthier in the New Year. I'm not big on resolutions (I like challenges instead), but I try to remain supportive of their efforts and take walks with them whenever they need a buddy. I think that anything we can do to move more in the day is a good goal....more

How Being Sick Made Me a Better Runner

I recently started a running blog for women. My last race post left on a note of positivity. I had just finished a 10k at the Berkeley Half Marathon, and had plans to begin a run streak lasting until infinity. ...more

Back Pain During Pregnancy

On top of prepping for a new baby in your home, growing that baby inside you, and in many cases the morning sickness that accompanies it, you’re now experiencing back pain. As much as you may hate to hear it, back pain is a common ailment, with 50 to 70% of pregnant women experiencing it. The good news is that it can be soothed. Depending on what is the cause of your back pain, the remedy can be a simple modification to your everyday habits....more

The 15-minute mile

Something very silly occurred to me the other day, as I was thinking about how I don't make enough time in my day for exercise. My problem is that I have been looking at my schedule for a large block of time, but the truth is I don't need that. I just need 15 minutes....more

Exercise Bike For Seniors- What You Should Know

If you believe riding a bike is an activity for children and teenagers, you need to know about recumbent exercise bikes. You can benefit from an exercise bike for seniors, regardless of your age....more

I haven't complained about running in awhile

I have not been running as regularly as I should. Every morning, I flip through the list of excuses of why I shouldn't run today:...more

4 Undeniable Benefits of Pilates Exercises

Having a good exercising habit is something that many people aren’t able to do. Although they know the importance of being active and exercise on a daily basis, they’re still struggling to keep up with a commitment as such. It’s where Pilates exercises come in play....more

Meet me at the Barre

I'll be the first to admit that sometimes exercising can become sort of a drag.  We all have that voice in the back of our head telling us we should work out, but somehow we tend to find a million other things to do instead.  Even though we may put it off, its been made very clear that exercise is important to incorporate into our busy routines. But just how important is it?...more

An update on those tracking devices

So two weeks ago, I wrote that I had stopped wearing my fitbit. My timing was interesting, as this week, I've read a long-term study showing that wearables that measure fitness don't actually help people lose weight....more

Saying good-bye to my fitbit

I'm not wearing my fitbit anymore. A few months ago, my fitbit stopped recording my data. I was alarmed and upset as I tapped away at the screen only to stare into an empty, unlit space. After a long period of time on the charger, several internet searches and a pulled apart paperclip, I got it up and running again. Those blinking lights followed me around my day, recording my every move....more