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”
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….
Continue reading “I Never Travel Without This One Piece of Fitness Gear”
First and foremost, let’s define these…
Free weights: Just as they sound, free weights are “free” from any sort of machine or apparatus so they don’t limit the range of motion with which you can use them. Free weights include dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, etc.
Continue reading “Free weights vs. Resistance Machines: Which is better?”