The Hardest Workout I’ve Ever Done

Don’t you hate those click-bating, sensational titles, like this one? They’re usually along the lines of “You’ll never believe…” and “You won’t guess….” They tell you to grab a handkerchief because you’ll be “blown away by” whatever it is. Ugh. I’m not misleading–I am writing about the most difficult workout I do–but this post probably… Continue reading The Hardest Workout I’ve Ever Done

2014’s Best Fitness Lesson: Get off the Butt

It seems that, every year, there is some pivotal shift in the health/wellness/fitness landscape. “No fat” morphs into “eat good fats”; yesterday’s Jazzercise is today’s CrossFit. 2014 was no different. The change is both ordinary and revolutionary — how we look at sitting. For most of my 30s and 40s, I lived in a house with… Continue reading 2014’s Best Fitness Lesson: Get off the Butt

Call It a Draw: Heat 1/Leah 1

I was a bit apprehensive about this morning’s workout. Saturday had been miserable, and I’d spent the rest of the day in a stupor, lying around, rehydrating, and attempting to bring my body temperature down from the equivalent of molten lava. Sunday passed in pretty much the same fashion. So today, Monday, rolled around and… Continue reading Call It a Draw: Heat 1/Leah 1