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The Tutu Controversy aka Why There Is A Silver Lining In Every Cloud


Yesterday there was an article that went completely viral in the health and fitness arena–and the reaction was epic. Monika Allen was approached by Self Magazine for permission to use her photo (above) in the magazine. She of course replied yes, (who wouldn’t?! I would jump Allover the opportunity to be printed in one of [Read On]

The Illuminite Run NYC 5k Fun Run Recap

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The Illuminite Run NYC There have been so many fun run’s happening lately and I just love them ALL! So when my girlfriend Yonnie let me know that she was signing up for The Illuminite Run, I was down! (Partly because of the fact that I have never run a race at night before and [Read On]

The Color Run Brooklyn – The Most Awesome Race Of All

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The Color Run Brooklyn – The Most Awesome Race Of All It was hot. It was really really hot. Like 87 degrees by 8am hot. Remind me the next time I sign up for a run to make sure that its not in July! I really don’t know what I was thinking but I can’t [Read On]

HIIT Results – Week One


HIIT Results Week One   When I started the HIIT method of working out just one week ago, I really thought it was going to be a breeze, I mean how much more challenging could this Really be? I had heard and seen so many great HIIT results, I thought I’d give it a real [Read On]

Time to HIIT These Goals Out The Park


I’m slightly bored with my workout routine. I pretty much do the same cardio every single week. Monday: Spin Tuesday: Run Wednesday: Spin Thursday: Zumba Saturday: Teach Zumba I have been doing this same routine for a year. (A YEAR!) Since I have a routine rooted personality, this has never really been an issue until [Read On]



It’s hard to believe this foolishness keeps happening. Heavy heart. Heavy mind. I can’t say that I understand how hard marathoners work to get to that place but I admire it tremendously. 26.2 is a long long way to go. It is art, a masterpiece really. Tragedies have no place in such events. Yet, tragedies [Read On]

Friday Fitness Check In: Transitioning


Welcome to the Friday Fitness Check In! I am using this as a bit of a fitness diary to keep my goals in check while sharing exactly what I am doing with you (since I get so many questions about it! Feel free to link up and do your own Friday Fitness Check In where you can [Read On]

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