Urbanathlon

In less than one week, I am officially moving out of my current apartment. I’m filled with mixed emotions. Roomie and I have lived here for 2 years and 3 months. It has many memories and along with my previous relocations, brings a close to another chapter in my life. Thinking about going through all [...]

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I would give you full low down on the NYC Urbanathlon but that is why I’m blogging for Crushing The Course   If you want the details, you can read about them here.  However, there were some important lessons that I learned about races and want to share: 10 Things I Learned at the NYC [...]

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As a full-time YouTuber, of course I had to bring my Flip cam with me during the Urbanathlon.  I still have not received my bag with my digital camera (tear) but wanted to go ahead and publish this video using a few pictures from others who snapped shots.  Watch me fly over the last giant [...]

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One of the main reasons I loved Chicago so much was it’s walkability and the social scene.  From amazing restaurants to the bars with good music and well dressed people without being snotty or clubby, this is my kind of city. After dinner on Saturday, my friend Andrea brought roomie and I to a couple [...]

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I am going to be honest now for a quick moment.  I love the summer.  I love going to the beach and having a cocktail or two.  I also love having frozen yogurt after dinner on occasion.  I don’t do it often but yes, I love my sweets.  I don’t use an “all you can [...]

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I’ve gotta drop 10 lb in 4 weeks for a video shoot I’m doing in September.  This is not an easy feat but something I can do.  As luck would have it, I was sent a copy of The Eat-Clean Diet Stripped: Peel Off Those Last 10 Pounds! by Tosca Reno.  As many of you [...]

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Last week, I wrote about the TIU booty call.  Since then, I’ve been trying to workout for 30 minutes right when I wake up without eating my beloved G Series Fit prime bar.  On Saturday (my long run), I ran for 30 minutes.  Ate my prime bar, and ran 30 more minutes. Given the large [...]

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If you love your fat burning cardio, get excited.  My newest post on Crushing The Course has two new intense cardio workouts.  Your challenge for this week is to follow along with me and do the same workouts!  Get the full details over at CTC or if you are a pro, jot down the workout [...]

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As part of my training for the Urbanathlon, Joe Dowdell gave me a program to follow that has me in the gym pumping iron on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  On Tuesday and Thursday I follow an intense cardio interval workout that requires me to stay within a specific target heart rate zone. When I first [...]

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This morning I could not get out of bed.  I started with my usual routine:  Drank 32 oz of water, made myself some instant coffee (because I am lazy), whipped up the Tone It Up protein pancake and cut myself a 1/2 a grapefruit. (This pic is from last weekend when I substituted the grapefruit [...]

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