All posts tagged: exercise

Your Holiday Fitness Routine

I’m a firm believer of keeping exercise in your daily routine during the holiday season. I know it seems like just one more thing to do, but it is a great stress release. I especially like to sweat it out early in the morning. This way, I start my day feeling accomplished and ready to take on anything else on my to-do list! My exercise of choice is running. I typically run in the morning and ride out the runner’s high for the rest of the day. But, recently, I went to a hot yoga class with my sister (my first). I know I’m late to the party on this, but it was awesome! It was the closest I’ve felt to a runner’s high, without the actual running. Bonus: I was able to spend some time with my sister! I highly recommend making a date, during the holiday season, for a hot yoga class with someone you need to catch up with. You’ll get in some bonding time and a good sweat! Also, a gift …

Hot Air I Don’t Care: Keeping Fit in the Heat!

You’re looking out the window, and the hot summer air is so heavy you can practically see it.  You’re thinking: “It’s too hot to exercise. Obviously, I need to wait until fall.”  Then, going on with your day, you reach into the freezer for your favorite summertime snack: full fat ice cream.  “Hmmph.” Sound familiar?  It turns out the summer is not a time for us to give up exercise, since we love to spend our days filling up on bbq and delicious summer treats (all while sporting our unforgiving, skin-tight swimsuit)!  But, have no fear!  I’ve got a new round of tips from our resident marathoner and athletic wizard, Stephanie!  She even gives us advice on how to keep our little ones active and healthy!!!  Here’s our latest interview: Andrea: Do you find it’s possible to still train hard outdoors in the summer?  If so, how do you make that work?  Are there health concerns to be aware of? Stephanie: It is definitely still possible to train hard outdoors in the summer. In fact, …