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Total Body Workout House of Cards

Work for the Weekend: House of Cards

Bored with your workouts? Get the upper hand and spice things up with this workout. No equipment necessary — just a deck of cards. How it works: Draw five cards. The suits of the first four cards determine the workout: each of the four suits in a deck of cards is associated with a different … [Read More...]

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Currently Craving: Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Once fall hits, it’s all pumpkin everything, all the time. I’m not a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte fan, but this recipe handles my sweet tooth and my pumpkin fix all … [Read More...]

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Just Add Water

As mentioned here a recent injury left me on the bench from the marathon, and a recommendation to ditch anything high impact while I recover. No running, no … [Read More...]

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Spaghetti Squash

Currently Craving: Veggie Pasta

As an Italian woman, pasta, bread and carbs in general are a constant craving. While the meal itself tastes great, I’m usually left feeling overly full, bloated and uncomfortable. One may think that a simple solution to this is not eating every last morsel on … [Read More...]

Injury Prevention

Proactive Approaches for Injury Prevention

For the last three months, I’ve been recovering from tendonitis and a torn tendon in my posterior tibia: I’m a casualty of the Chicago Marathon. Early June I was excited and was ready to hit the ground running — literally. I felt great, I felt fast and I felt … [Read More...]

Intermittent Fasting

Breaking Down Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting has been widely discussed in the fitness industry for the last 10 years. Intermittent fasting is simply going a period of time with very few to no calories. To say it another way, intermittent fasting is consolidating your calorie intake … [Read More...]