6 Exercises to Try For a High Intensity Training Workout

When you hear "high intensity training" what are the first words that come to mind? Terrifying? Daunting? No, thank you? What if I told you that you could complete a full body strength workout to complete exhaustion using high intensity training in just 30 minutes and not have to do it everyday? Exciting, right? ...more

How to Build a Home Gym for Under $50

If you use your gym membership, great. But if you don't, you're throwing away that money each month. While you could create a home gym for as little as $25, if you have a little more money to spare, you can build a gym for the one time cost of $50. That beats out a monthly charge. I built my home gym over time, and you can totally do the same, which means that as you budget grows, so can your home gym. In no time you will have a fully stocked gym, and you can avoid the budget suck that an outside gym may cause. The items listed below are a great addition to any home gym and all provide you with an array of workouts that you can do at home but or on the go. ...more
I like tubes, gliding discs and a stability ball for my $50 and under gym.more

Kids and 5Ks: When Your Child Wants to Run

The elementary schools in our area have a spring program called "Just Run" for kids in grades second through fifth. They train throughout the spring to run a 5K at the end of May. My son wanted to join, and he wanted his Dad and I to help. I'm not a runner. I love to exercise, such as weights or cardio for fun. I play soccer with the old fart soccer parent league in the summer. We preach being physically active. But running is not my thing. But how many years do I have left of my son actually WANTING us to join him? So, there we were. ...more
Isn't it so amazing to see our children achieve something?! My 9 year-old just started running ...more

6 Exercises to Try For a High Intensity Training Workout

When you hear "high intensity training" what are the first words that come to mind? Terrifying? Daunting? No, thank you? What if I told you that you could complete a full body strength workout to complete exhaustion using high intensity training in just 30 minutes and not have to do it everyday? Exciting, right? ...more

Firecracker Arm workout

Holy moly it’s July! I don’t know about you but this month really snuck up on me. July is definitely my favorite summer month because of the 4th, our annual beach trip, and the fact that summer is in full swing. Everyone is out of school and in summer mode so it’s hard to be anything but happy.I’m especially happy this week because one of my sisters is coming to visit this weekend....more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 2 - Geronimo

Music has always been a part of what I do....more

Sticks and Stones: 6 Tips for Rollerblading Safety

So, this happened. In the dumbest way possible....more

How to Be Race Ready Even if You Don't Think So

Hello!My last race was a 10k a few weeks ago. It may turn out to be my favorite distance. I signed up for this race a day before the race knowing that I would have company the entire weekend. I knew that I would probably have a few drinks on Friday and stay up late. I knew that a least one meal with french fries would occur.I definitely had a freak out before my guests arrived for the weekend and had a few too many drinks on Friday before the race. The outcome?...more

Tough Mudder - More Like Bacteria Mudder

  While listening to The Lamont and Tonelli show on The Bone (107.7FM San Francisco)  they began talking about the mud runs people do, especially the Tough Mudder....more
I just posted on my timeline about 1000 runners getting sick in France from a Tough Mudder race.more

Workout Wednesday

Welcome back to #WorkoutWednesday! This weekend is a BIG holiday weekend-- Independence Day. That means lots of fun and food. What better way to head into a weekend of indulgences than by getting a good workout in?  ...more

How to Build a Home Gym for Under $50

If you use your gym membership, great. But if you don't, you're throwing away that money each month. While you could create a home gym for as little as $25, if you have a little more money to spare, you can build a gym for the one time cost of $50. That beats out a monthly charge. I built my home gym over time, and you can totally do the same, which means that as you budget grows, so can your home gym. In no time you will have a fully stocked gym, and you can avoid the budget suck that an outside gym may cause. The items listed below are a great addition to any home gym and all provide you with an array of workouts that you can do at home but or on the go. ...more
I like tubes, gliding discs and a stability ball for my $50 and under gym.more

freakin. awesome. yoga

Sorry that I've been MIA the last week. I was prepping for a garage sale at my house and wow, I didn't realize how much work it was going to be!! However, we got rid of so much stuff and I made quite a bit of money just in time for Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale.   The end of a very tiring week was perfect because I had plans with two friends to attend Soul Pose on Sunday morning. It turned out to be just like the organizers said it would: Freakin. Awesome. Yoga....more

June Miles

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