Workouts

17 Feel-Good Yoga Poses to Try on Your Indo Board, Mat or Standup Paddleboard

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Remember when we told ya'll about the Indo Board? And when Kristen shared her SUP adventures? And when we shared our fave yoga mats? Well, whether or not you like to do yoga on an Indo Board, a standup paddleboard or a good ol' yoga mat, we've got 17 yoga poses from Indo Board you've just gotta …
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Workout I Did: Quad WOD + Push-Up Plank Fun — and a Giveaway!

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. You know, I love my early morning workouts. But I love them even more in the summer. Because, duh, light, but also because it's so, so, so much cooler at 5:30 a.m. than it is at 5:30 p.m. And believe me, …
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No Excuses: My Garage Workout for When I Can’t Get to a Gym

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It's a blessing and a curse being married to a man in the fitness industry. There's no such thing as an excuse not to work out. This week I've been slammed with meetings, so getting to the gym has been next to impossible --- but try using that excuse on a man who collects fitness equipment. He …
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Review: Working Out at Home With the Bowflex TreadClimber

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Seeing that I haven't belonged to a traditional health club in three-plus years (Whoa --- the Fit Pit is like my second home!), I haven't been on a treadmill or elliptical much recently. And --- confession --- although I love my burpees, weights and outdoor runs, sometimes I actually kind of miss …
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7 Hiking Hydration Tips

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Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series is back today with hiking hydration tips and how she plans to stay healthy and hydrated while hiking Havasupai! It’s officially summertime in most parts of the U.S., but it’s exceptionally hot here in the desert southwest. I’ve been excited about my trip …
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A Pretty Epic Brooks Running Adventure in Seattle

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Remember how the last couple of years I've gotten to go to New York to hang with Brooks Running? Well, this year instead of the Big Apple we hung out in Brooks' 'hood: Seattle! And it was a pretty …
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Jolyn’s Success Story: I Am an Athlete

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Here in Kansas City there's this fabulous nonprofit organization for women called WIN for KC. The whole mission of the group is to empower women through active events and community. (Yeah, you know we dig that.) And one of its biggest events is the WIN for KC Tri, which is a women's-only triathlon …
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Hitting the Barre With My Buddies for the Propel Fitness Challenge

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I'll admit I'm reasonably strong, and can move fairly quickly (for short bursts, that is). But what I am not is flexible, and the class I chose to attend with my friends for the Propel Fitness Challenge …
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The 7 Training Mistakes You’re Making (and How to Fix ‘Em)

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Mistakes happen. God knows I’ve made my share of blunders, blubbers and gaffes as a runner. Most of them have led to temporary embarrassment, but some of them have led to injuries that halted my training for months. When I took to the weight room during my hiatus from running, I made a lot of …
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