Back Home and a Quick Workout

It's good to be back home! As many of you know, we spent the last week in our hometown back in Pennsylvania. Traveling is fun and it was so great to see everyone, but it's also sure great to settle back in. With that being said, here's a quick workout to get you moving this... Continue Reading →

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Breakaway Boot Camp: Make it Happen at Home

Following in my theme of finding ways to fit fitness in regardless of your schedule or location, I have an exciting program to share with you! Here's the thing. I know what it's like to search online for workouts, hoping that you're doing them correctly or that you'll see the results you're hoping for. I... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Form

After a few experiences this weekend, I wanted to step back from the standard workout posts and to make a brief note about form. Here's the thing: the Internet is FILLED with great workout ideas. Especially with the rise of social sharing, Pinterest especially. On any given day, it's easy to log onto a computer... Continue Reading →

Do Anywhere 10×10 Workout

Since the big move, I've lost the ability to belong to and regularly use a gym. Because we are no longer using daycare, I spend my days with my kids. I've learned why it's so hard for moms - working moms AND stay at home moms - to find time for fitness. I've also found... Continue Reading →

Kettlebell Finishing Circuit

Want to add a little resistance to the end of a cardio workout? No problem...just grab 3 Kettlebells (1 heavier, 2 of the same weight that are lighter; think 30# and two 10#'s, 35# and two 15#'s or 40# and two 20#'s) and a bench (or sturdy, flat chair, curb, your choice!). The circuit is... Continue Reading →

Hill Interval Treadmill Workout

Steady pace, varied levels...something to pass the time. That's what I look for in a treadmill workout. Running a single pace and incline for an hour? It's draining, tiring and hard to maintain, even with the best movie or entertainment right in front of you. This workout focuses on a steady pace, but varies the... Continue Reading →

Pick Your Poison Workout

This weekend I was given the opportunity to work with a friend. She was looking for ways to enhance her standard cardio routine and to try something a little out of the ordinary. I did some research and found Chris Powell's "Fatal 40" routine. Granted, this isn't for someone just starting out...so, I modified it... Continue Reading →

Running in Summer: Surviving the Heat

Days are getting longer, the world is a lot greener and the temperatures are starting to rise: summer is just around the corner. I've heard a lot in my own community - new and old runners alike talking about how the heat is starting to affect their training schedules. Instead of looking at the heat... Continue Reading →

8 Ways to Improve Your Race Pace

Whether you're a long time runner, or someone just getting started your race pace likely matters to you. While crossing the finish line or making an attempt is┬ájust as important, once you've been at it awhile, or once you're sure you can meet those basic goals, the time that you'll finish in probably ranks up... Continue Reading →

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