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Jul 27

July 27, 2015

The Weekend and That Was Dumb

I’m happy to report that I did both my planned workouts this weekend. However, I did something really dumb. For my cross training workout on Saturday I did a leg workout. Then Sunday I ran 10 miles. So how do you think my legs are feeling? Terrible! Every part of my legs is currently aching. I don’t recommend working similar muscle groups like that 2 days in a row. It really wasn’t smart of me but Brett was doing that…

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Jul 22

July 22, 2015

No gym? No equipment? No problem!

A lot of times we make the idea of exercise more complicated than it should be. We think we have to have a gym or certain equipment or a specific video or a trainer right in front of us. But that’s not always true. Just going out for a walk is exercise that is good for you, will provide health benefits, and increase weight loss. Something as simple as walking! One of the best ways to exercise when you have…

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Jul 14

July 14, 2015

When you try to do a workout video – while watching your 1 year old

So the other day I posted this picture of me attempting to do a workout with Ady hanging out in the room. I was all excited and feeling empowered in one of those look-at-me-I-can-do-it-all moments. Well, I wish I could share that that it went well and I finished the workout within 30 minutes. But I didn’t. It went a little something like this: Ady was playing fine on her own and then decided she was hungry. Pause video. So…

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Jun 26

June 26, 2015

Review: Orangetheory Fitness

(Logo from Orangetheory Fitness website.) Since I moved to Nashville, I have been searching for gyms that have similar workouts to the ones I fell in love with in Chicago (hence my last post). I really love the high intensity interval training (HIIT) classes and began a search immediately when we moved here. I stumbled upon Orange Theory Fitness and decided to try it out. They have quite a few locations throughout the country and 2 locations specifically that are…

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Jun 24

June 24, 2015

Top 5 Favorite Places to Sweat in Chicago

I’ve been missing Chicago quite a bit lately so it’s been on my mind. Summer time was always the best there so since that fabulous time in Chicago is here I’m getting a little bummed I’m not there. While I’ve been daydreaming of runs on the lakefront I thought that maybe I should do a roundup of my favorite places to work out in the Windy City! I’ve been to many gyms and run almost all over Chicago so I…

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May 22

May 22, 2015

Sticking to your fitness routine when traveling

Last week, I traveled to Burlington, Vermont for work. I never thought I would visit Vermont simply because I don’t know anyone there and it’s also not on the way to places I would typically go. However, that is the region I do work for so I found myself there! I had a little bit of a chaotic day getting there. My laptop decided to stop working as I was leaving and my flight ended up being really delayed so…

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