From Jenn

Kitchen Sink Soup: The Perfect Dinner When There’s “Nothing” in the House to Eat

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Ever heard of kitchen sink soup? Where you put whatever you have (but the kitchen sink) in a pot and turn it into an edible and hopefully delicious soup? Well, I have no real proof to back me up on this besides my husband's feedback and my own ego, but I'm going to go ahead and declare myself the …
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This One (Simple) Thing Changed My Health for the Better

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As the year starts rounding down (How did it become December? ... Seriously!), I naturally begin to reflect on the past 365 days. What worked ... what didn't. What successes I had and what "mistakes" I learned from. It's already been a year of a lot of firsts (with more to come in 2015!), but a few …
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The One Thing I’m Thinking About More on My Runs These Days

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I've always known that safety was important when running. I mean, the horror stories of runners being hit by cars are pretty terrifying, and I've always been one to be aware of my surroundings. But now that when I go out for a run it's not just me --- there are two of us --- my awareness of my, er, …
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Workout I Did: Cardio Push Workout

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Looking for a good cardio workout that gets your heart rate up but also works your core and your upper-body in kind of a sneaky way? Yep, that's the workout I just did at The Fit Pit --- and I'm sharing it today! Now, for this --- what I'm calling the "Cardio Push Workout" --- I had to make some …
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Getting Creative: My Recent Pregnancy Workout Modifications

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Over the years I've heard pregnant women complain that although it's well known that exercise is good for you and baby when you're knocked up, there's not really that much info on exactly what you can and should do for your pregnancy workout. The general recommendations seem to be …
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Take the 3-Minute Roxanne Burpee Challenge

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So, this isn't a totally new idea (especially in the CrossFit world), but it's a super fun one --- especially if you love good tunes and have a love/hate relationship with the burpee. We've done it at my gym The Fit Pit a few times as a warm-up, but it also makes for a super quick and good …
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