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Category: Fitness


Getting Back in the Pool—Talk Yourself Into It


I used to swim a few times a week, in my early triathlon days. But, similar to riding, it’s not a get-up-and-go activity like running. It requires finding a pool, finding the right open lap times, getting there, swimsuits, goggle marks… It’s a pain …




The 5 Things Every Runner Should Track


I go in and out of tracking workouts, and right now, I’m heavily into it. I should always be tracking, even when I’m not training for something specific, just so I have an idea of my baseline, but I admit, I fall off the …



Pack the Perfect Bag for Runs and Workouts


I do love a good packing article. And a good running article. Really, this was the most fun thing I could possibly write, over at MapMyRun.com: Pack the Perfect Bag for Runs and Workouts



Active Travel on a Budget: Food and Food Prep


In the past three months, I’ve been in 16 different spots. And even when we are settled for a few weeks, it’s never actually at home. So, we travel with a lot of food and food prep supplies when we can. It saves a …




Which ’90s Workout Video Is Right For You?


I freaking loved writing this—and testing out some of my absolute favorite nostalgic videos from my youth. So good! Anyway, if you’re looking for some fun new workouts, I’ve got your back: Which ’90s Workout Video Is Right For You?



Some Hiking Advice—and New Legging Day!


As most people who read this blog know, I’m heavily into hiking and walking these days. In my insanely overtrained youth, I wasn’t a fan. Too slow. And before that, when I was a slacker to the Nth degree when it came to fitness, …



Running Resolution Fixes to Keep You Going


Writing about resolution-keeping is basically the best way to get back on track with resolutions… But beyond that, I find it so freaking fascinating. And for this article over at MapMyRun.com, I was so stoked to get to interview a brilliant sports consultant for …

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8 Tiny Hacks To Meet Your Health Goals This Year


I’ve been loving writing for Nylon—I’ve been a huge fan since I was a punk rock teen, and now I have the chance to write for them about all things health and fitnessy, which I’m loving. So… If you’re looking to up your fitness …