Fall is my favorite, second only to winter. This is the time of the year that I can (finally) wear long sleeves again, I don’t have to get up at 5 a.m. to work out in cool temperatures, and the colors surrounding me inspire me more than any other time of the year. I […]
Instead of struggling through holiday shopping this year, consult our gift gurus. ‘Tis the season to spoil your loved ones with sporty styles. Raise the stakes with these gifts for runners: 1. The Electra Tank is both attractive and supportive–a rare combination when it comes to running clothes that actually offer full coverage. It features […]
Every year, I take months off from my favorite sport—rock climbing—because of overuse injuries. Sometimes, as with last year, the months extended to more than 10, with five months of physical therapy, followed by surgery and more therapy. I’m 39, yet I have repeatedly ignored the advice of my physical therapists and doctors for the […]
Running 100 miles. WOW. It really is far, and not easy. The Idaho Mountain Trail Ultra Festival (IMTUF) went well, it was super hard with many ups and downs, and it was a huge learning experience for me. I got off to a great start. I led the women’s pack from the beginning until mile […]
Indulge in the good stuff this holiday season, and you’ll be singing a new tune…er, carol.
We all need inspiration to keep us going, and quotes about fitness can be the perfect motivational boost. Enjoy five of our favorite quotes, and check out our inspirational Pinterest board Discover. And tell us on Facebook, what’s your favorite quote?
This week’s fitness tips come from psychotherapist JJ Levy. She helps women pave their own path to fitness by focusing on activities and exercise that make them feel happy and healthy. 1. Shed & Simplify. Shedding means saying “no” to things that prevent you from doing what you love. Simplifying is tougher. It is saying […]
Need an exercise pick-me-up? Great music has restorative power, so update that playlist and pick up your pace! And tell us on Facebook, what’s your jam?
The leaves are falling, the wind is blowing, and the days are getting shorter, but for goodness’ sake I am just not ready to pack away those summer dresses. While getting out my winter clothes I found my favorite cool weather piece…the Riva Dress! The Riva dress kept me warm and comfortable last winter while […]