Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

Friday Finds: Healthy Challenges, Black Friday Helpers & More!

November 22, 2013 at 7:39 am

We are escaping the start of winter and Thanksgiving. We are on vacation! Woot woot! That said, I have some pre-planned finds for you to help with staying healthy for the holidays AND to get ready for “Black Friday”, too. I have joined two health challenges from bloggers and want to share them. They are a great way to get some new, healthy ideas on…

When it Comes to Your Health…Trust Your Gut

September 8, 2013 at 5:19 am

I have been meaning to write this post for a long time. I saw Kristin Armstrong’s post Cause for Pause on Mile Markers at Runner’s World and it spurred me forward. Her post is about a friend who had a health scare. Her friend experienced a pain in her chest, nausea and vomiting. Armstrong ruminated on what she’s have done which was she says: “Me?…

Friday Finds: Get Marathon Strong,Give Swirlgear a “Kickstart” & More

August 16, 2013 at 7:43 am

I am training for the New York City Marathon – (Ack, it is in 78 days!) I was excited to see in my Equinox alumni newsletter that they are offering a FREE weekly strength training workout for NY Marathoners on their Q website. They say, “Though crisp air and changing leaves seem almost too far off in the future to contemplate, fall marathon training season is already in full…

Guest Post: How Starting A Business Is Like Training for An Ironman

July 11, 2013 at 5:36 am

Sometimes you meet people who expand your horizons. I had no idea when I met Kelly O’Brien during Boston marathon training a few years ago how much she would teach me or inspire me to do. Kelly has an impressive resume that includes public policy work and great experience with not for profit organizations. She was the Executive Director of Girls on the Run, an awesome…

Friday Finds: Be A Do-Gooder, Be With the Band (Sort of!) & Deals

June 14, 2013 at 5:45 am

In Chicago, want to do a good deed? How about helping out at the Pride Fest or the Proud to Run 5K or 10K to help Richard and my friends at TPAN. Pride Fest volunteers will receive $10 an hour to donate to their favorite Ride for AIDS rider and free admission to Pride Fest all weekend. Proud to Run volunteers get a $50 fundraising…

Hey Yogis & Runners – Infinity Strap Review and Giveaway!

June 13, 2013 at 5:38 am

Please Note: This giveaway has ended – check out the post! If you did not win but are still interested in Infinity Strap you can get 15% off at  Infinity Strap with the code fifteen or check out Infinity Strap at Open Sky where they have some special deals including 3 straps/DVD for $42 – $45. My friend Ken was in town and we went for a run.  He…

Cash Back for Active Junkies, Insider Restaurant Tips & Deals!

May 28, 2013 at 5:54 am

I just learned about Active Junky. It is like ebates for athletes and active folks! How does it work? Active Junky is an online shopping community that rewards and provides incentives (sales AND cash back!) for shoppers pursuing their passion for active gear. They have partnered with the top online outdoor gear stores (100+) so that you can earn cash back rewards on every gear purchase you make…