This weekend was a rare summer occasion. I stayed in the city! The weather looked awful and I had a ton of packing to do. Friday night, Roomie and I went out for sushi on Newbury Street. We were sat right away outdoors which never happens at Snappy Sushi. It was refreshingly chilly, a nice change from the 90-degree days… Read More
Does Summer Zap Your Energy?
Summer weather can be “muggy,” so getting up early to get in a workout is sometimes the only way to guarantee a workout. If you don’t exercise in the morning, you need to stay hydrated and eat properly to keep energy levels up. People get out of work at 5 or 6 but have a good 5 hours to use… Read More
Whey, Casein or Soy?
“What is up with the protein love affair?” a Facebook user posted on my Fan page after I shared a link to a recent post, “How much protein do you really need?” Research shows that 60% of the US population is trying to increase their protein intake. From general health and wellness, to sports nutrition and weight management, protein really… Read More
My Signature Grilled Summer Dinner
Last night, I brought back my signature go to dinner during the summer. We are lucky to have an outdoor patio where we live and so I feel obligated to take advantage of our grill. On the menu was grilled zucchini and summer, 1/2 an ear of corn, and 4 oz of grilled chicken. Yes, I weighed the chicken breast… Read More
Frequent Traveler? Try GoRecess For Your Next Workout
I love trying out different fitness classes when I travel to different cities. Finding the perfect class to take however is time consuming for someone like me, who over researches everything. I look to Yelp for party supplies, oil changes, getting my pants hemmed, new restaurants and of course boutique gyms. Some come word of mouth, especially in NYC like… Read More
I am a Huge Baby – Reach The Beach Relay Race Recap
“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They are what make the instrumental stretch – what make you go beyond the norm.” Since February, I have been training for Reach The Beach Relay, a 200 mile course that goes from the mountains to the beach in just 24 hours. I knew it would take my… Read More