Category: Fitness

Conflicting Fitness Goals: Half-Marathon vs. Getting Stronger

Running long(er) distances typically does not correspond with getting stronger. It’s sort of like losing fat and gaining muscle at the same time. You have to pick one, focus on that, and then switch to the other. For the last

Hello 2018

I actually stayed awake to ring in the New Year. Tula Hot Yoga Denver offered a silent 10:45 p.m. hot yoga class to celebrate the new year. Candles were set up around the perimeter of the studio, but otherwise the

2017 in Review

I started my annual holiday card this year with “2017 had some big changes.” The most personal of those changes was the ending of an 8.5 year relationship over Thanksgiving week. Fitness Each year, I set health and fitness goals.

Holiday Traditions

I don’t have many holiday traditions, but I watch the Sound of Music every year around Christmas time. One of my earliest childhood memories is watching it with my mom. While this YouTube clip doesn’t have the Rodgers and Hammerstein

Jump Start your New Year’s Resolutions

Take Getting in Shape off of your New Year’s Resolution list once and for all. I am looking for 5 to 10 people who’d like to help me become an amazing nutrition coach. I am a few months into my

Just do it again

My Precision Nutrition (PN) coach asked me if I would be willing to write a few sentences that speak to my experience doing the PN Coaching program for a second time. Why did I sign up again? What do I

Fitness Update

I am 16 weeks into my second year of Precision Nutrition Coaching. I described my first year previously. The Cost of Getting Lean is one of my favorite Precision Nutrition articles. One of my long-term goals had been to get into

I love a good fitness rant

Renaissance Periodization published a post today called “No more Sugar Coating!” And it is hilarious. And full disclosure, I’m guilty of everything in there. Snippet below: Last time I checked, the RP Diet was not called “The Eat What You

Level Up

In June, shared my love of Precision Nutrition’s coaching program, and its impact on my fitness, after finishing up a year of receiving coaching. I redid my PN Level 1 certification, required every 2 years, in July. Essentially the Level 1

Sleep More

I’ve been trying to sleep more, consistently, for the last few months. Initially this started as a fitness goal since everything I learn, states that recovery and sleep might be almost as important as the training and nutrition when it