5 Helpful Tips: Improving & Sticking to Your Workouts

Working out is hard, it takes a lot of well.. work, and definitely isn’t something everybody does (but should, in my opinion). If you’re just starting to workout and create healthy habits, GOOD FOR YOU, these are great tips for making those habits into a lifestyle change. Or if you’re a workout aficionado, consider these friendly…

Sunday Thoughts..

Sunday is always the day I take to myself to reflect on the weekend. Between making the decision to run a 5k last minute (and try to PR) and going out to an alumni event FILLED with people my age, I learned a VERY important lesson.. TAKE RISKS. Do not be afraid to fail, whatever…

Running through Southie

Being a runner from Maine, I’m used to wide open spaces and lots of hills. When I moved to Boston and started running here, neither of those things were present, until I moved to Southie. South Boston is the perfect place for running, for a few reasons; it’s less crowded than running in the city,…

Planning for Post-Holiday Health

For someone who LOVES to workout and feel healthy but also LOVES to indulge during the holiday season, planning for post-holiday eating and drinking is crucial. During the week I am the person to [usually] turn down sweets and alcohol, and then indulge in champagne and chocolate chip pancakes during brunch on the weekend. There…

High-Intensity Interval Training aka HIIT Workouts

The time has come, where running outside involves more than just shorts and a t-shirt; the temperature has dropped, it’s windy, raining, and soon to be snowing. As much as I love running outside on smooth pavement, there are definitely days where I’m not willing to brave the outdoors. BUT, if you’re a runner like myself,…

Setting & Demolishing Your Goals: Health & Fitness

Once again, it’s almost the start of a new season, but first..where the heck did summer go?! As great as the summer has been, if you’re anything like me you went out a little too much, ate a little too much, and drank a little too much. Unfortunately when you eat and drink too much…

Work-Hard, SUP Harder

If you haven’t heard of stand up paddle boarding (aka SUP) by now, then it’s safe to say you’ve been living under a rock all summer. SUP is the newest craze in water sports; all you need is a board, a paddle, and a large body of water. When I first decided to try paddle…