Confessions of a former Cardio Junkie

Want to know what cardio obsession looks like?

How about this…

One time I had a late flight home from a long weekend in Vegas, and I was totally stressing out because I had been traveling all day and didn’t have any time to workout.

Even though I was totally exhausted, I felt like I HAD TO get to the gym. We landed at the airport at 9pm, headed for home, and while I was in the car I changed into workout clothes so Joe could drop me off right at the gym before it closed at 10pm.

When I got to the gym I hopped on the treadmill and ran until the gym closed. After that, since I didn’t get “enough minutes’ yet, I continued my run outside. Mind you, it was Boston winter at the time- 30 degrees and snowing. Continue reading “Confessions of a former Cardio Junkie”

I Never Travel Without This One Piece of Fitness Gear

Exercising when traveling can be tough.

Regardless of whether you’re on a relaxing beach vacation, or you’re living out of a suitcase traveling for work, you might have trouble finding a convenient way to exercise.

I used to just run every day when I was traveling because that was the easiest option, but that got old after a few days. Plus, weather isn’t always conducive to running (rain, heat/humidity, cold, snow, etc).

So instead, I started bringing my equipment with me…

My #1 piece of travel equipment is….

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Lyme Disease: What you should know

A few weeks ago I found out that I have Lyme Disease.

I’m not sure when I got it- a week, a month, a year ago- but I can tell you that regardless of timing, it is not a fun experience. I’ll share the full story about my symptoms and how I got diagnosed with me email list at some point, but for now I want to share what YOU can do to protect yourself.

I have been doing lots of reading about Lyme, and I will continue to do so as the awareness and research of the disease expands. Although my experience is still ongoing, I wanted to share what I have learned so far in hopes that it may help prevent one of you from getting Lyme.

First things first:  What exactly is Lyme Disease?

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