This is my my response to Jen Caron's post on xoJane.com yesterday, called "IT HAPPENED TO ME: THERE ARE NO BLACK PEOPLE IN MY YOGA CLASSES AND I’M SUDDENLY FEELING UNCOMFORTABLE WITH IT."
Here is an excerpt of what she wrote:
It's that time of year: It's gross outside. There's new stuff on TV. The New Year's resolution high has worn off. If you need inspiration sticking to a new regimen, or just want some excellent fitness and nutrition finds and workout ideas -- follow these blogs to keep your heart rate up.
The Great Fitness Experiment
I tend to feel like it's easier to be active in the summer than the winter. I like to blame winter weather, but when I really tried to find more ways to be active, I realized there were things I could do all year round. Here are five tips to help you work a bit more activity into your busy schedule, no matter what season it is.
I'm going to be completely honest with you all. I've been dreading this post. Mostly because there are people out there who don't have the slightest clue that I used to be overweight. Unless of course they did some intense social media stalking....more
Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsClick here to enter: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/2014/03/07/enso-muscle-roller-giveaway-fitn...For the past few weeks, I have been using the Ensō Muscle Roller after my workouts and long runs....more
I feel like a quitter. I start things and don’t finish them. Perhaps the name of the blog should be how to not finish things. I’m a little over four weeks away from my first half that I already paid for and I stopped training a long time ago. The furthest I’ve ever run in my life is 8 miles. Perhaps I can get in enough training between now and then to muddle my way through it but let’s be honest…I’m not going to train on the treadmill. I don’t like it. And clearly this goal is not so important to me that I just suck it up. I wonder why I even made the goal....more
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Last month, I suited up in a shiny (literally) new lycra ensemble and headed to the gym for the first time in ten years or so. I hung out at gyms a lot in my twenties and early thirties. Then, when my kids got too old for the childcare room (world’s most awesome lifesaver for moms) I gave up my membership. Said goodbye to the distinctive mustysweaty smell, the creak of weight machines, the chirpy fitness instructors, the cadre of big guys in the corner doing free weights. Frankly I had just become a little tired of the whole routine....more