Body

Sydne Summer

I never find it difficult to pair up and match my gym outfits. When it comes to putting on conventional clothes, however, I often find I am at a loss for where to start. Fortunately, I have my friend Sydne Summer to turn to for guidance and inspiration. A Los Angeles based style expert, stylist, TV […]

Read more
Body

What is a pre workout supplement and when should I take it?

Maybe you’re the type of person who likes to drink a coffee before your workout. You likely do so because you’ve noticed that you can run faster, jump higher, and lift heavier. Simply put: you perform better (#gains). That’s all well and good until that energy jolt wears off mid-run or you cramp up just […]

Read more
Body

Working out on the Road

I’ve been traveling a lot lately! As is evident from my instagram page. While I love traveling in virtually any capacity; work, play, family events, personal time…..it does take a toll on my body! My friend Keith, over at Hickies, recently reminded me of this piece I did for Conde Naste traveler a few years […]

Read more
Body

Yoga Butt

Ahh good old Yoga Butt (to clarify—this is a term used when someone strains the area of their upper back thigh and the bottom of the butt – often times as a result of over stretching in yoga). It is a fairly common injury but not too difficult to heal with time. If you have […]

Read more
Body

The Best Workout Schedule

  How often should I work out? This is pretty much the eternal fitness debate. It’s important to move your body every day, but it is also important to allow it to rest and recover – so how do we balance that? Think of it this way. In an ideal world, you do 4-5 “Real […]

Read more
Body

Am I Killing My Knees?

We often hear runners complaining about joint pain in their knees. Even people who may run or jog 3-4 times a week sometimes feel pain while running as well. Often this kind of joint pain emerges from accidentally “over striding”. Simply meaning, taking too big a steps. It seems like big steps would be best […]

Read more
Body

New City? New Program

We all know that moving to a new city is incredibly stressful.You have to make new friends,learn a new route to work, find a new juice bar… and as if all that isn’t crazy enough already, then there’s that whole “where do I find my workout-family” problem! Eek! It will always feel super intimidating but […]

Read more
Body

How to Relax When you Don’t Love Yoga

This is a question that comes up A LOT. Especially for those of us that live in the city. While it is true that yoga is great for promoting relaxation, sometimes the thought of doing yoga or getting yourself to a yoga class can be stressful in itself. It’s hard to find in some places, […]

Read more
Body

Sleep On It

“When it comes to taking care of yourself, you often read about eating healthy, drinking enough water and of course getting adequate amounts of exercise. However, what many people fail to realize is that sleep is one of the most important factors your body needs to function to its highest capacity possible.” Read on to […]

Read more
Body

Glow Down The Aisle

“10-20 minutes of light cardio the morning of the wedding – jogging, a brisk walk or a Vinyasa yoga session – works wonders. It will definitely help shake any pre-wedding jitters, wake up your brain, increase blood flow, and add a glowing rosiness to the cheeks.” More of Katherine’s tips on how to make sure […]

Read more