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Share the Love, part 3: What To Look for in a Workout Buddy

If you’ve been following me this month you know that I’m a big proponent of having a workout partner. I’ve talked about some of the benefits of having a partner and have even […]

Share the Love, part 2: Your Spouse/Partner as Workout Partner (Yes, Really)

Last week I wrote about the benefits of having a training partner. If I’m having any influence over your behaviors (which I hope I am), this now means you’re wondering where you might […]

What Does “Heart Opening” Mean in a Yoga Class? (And Why It Matters to Your Health)

The most magical thing that yoga teaches is the connection between the body and mind. When you hear a yoga instructor cue you to breath into the heart center, here’s why she/he does […]

Share the Love

Let’s be honest, working out on a regular basis is hard. If it were easy everyone would do it and we wouldn’t have a health crisis in this country. It’s a unique and […]

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) and Get in Shape

Mommy & Me classes at Mind the Mat are the best thing for new mamas since daytime napping! I teach a 50-minute Mommy & Me Core Yoga class twice every week, Mondays at […]

Creating the Habit, part 4: Maybe It’s *Not* You

If sticking with an exercise regimen remains an elusive goal, maybe the problem isn’t you after all, but where you’re going and/or from whom you’re seeking help on your fitness journey. We have […]

What’s the Right Kind of Pilates for Me?!

Attending a studio for the first time can be intimidating: “Everyone will be looking at me.” “I don’t know what I am doing!” “I don’t have the latest active wear.” And, “I’m not […]

Creating the Habit, part 3: How Do You Do It?

I’ve spoken to you about how health and fitness can be measured relative to lifespan, the importance of exercise, and the benefits of making it a regular part of your daily life. Now it’s time […]

Creating the Habit, part 2: What Are You Afraid of?

In my last post, I explained the importance of exercise post-30 and the innovative ways the medical industry is measuring life span. We explored the indicators of life span: VO2Max, Waist Circumference, Resting […]

Power Flow, Vinyasa, Hot, Gentle…What’s the Right Kind of Yoga for Me?!

My first yoga class was Kundalini yoga, which consists of movements such as lifting your arms up in the air, sticking your tongue out of your mouth, and breathing rapidly for 20 minutes. […]

Creating the Habit, part 1: What’s Your Fitness Age? (and Why It Matters More than You Think)

Most of you already know 70 percent of New Year’s resolutions do not last past January. So instead of the typical fitness blogger talking about resolutions, I’m going to talk about something that’s more important […]

The 4 Best Ab Exercises for Those of Advanced Fitness

The other day we talked about the three best ab exercises that everyone can (and should!) do. Today, we take it a step further and share ab exercises for those of advanced fitness, […]

3 Steps for a Reasonable New Year’s Reset

Are New Year’s resolutions on the “out” list? It seems the extreme efforts and deprivations burn out quickly and are soon replaced by old habits. Maybe that’s the problem. We are too restrictive […]

The 3 Ab Exercises You Should Do Every Day

Even those who have taken a break from fitness or have never really engaged in a fitness program can have awesome abs.     1. Walk correctly Its all about repetition. We do it all day long. When done correctly, we […]

Street Style: Eva Alexander

Eva Alexander has been a member of Fitness on the Run since 2015. During this time, she has inspired others to get fit and stay fit, including her 75-year-old mother, Victoria. This mother-daughter duo enjoys working […]

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