I finished my final week of BBG last Friday. Wahoo! It was basically three months of endless burpees, pushups and SWEAT! I’ve mentioned BBG (Bikini Body Guide) a few times on the blog, but for the unfamiliar, BBG is Australian personal trainer Kayla Itsine’s downloadable fitness guide. It’s a 12 week program, and each week … More BBG round one review
I’m officially done with week one of half marathon training! I’m using the Hal Higdon intermediate program, which is a 12 week program. I used his novice 2 marathon program when I trained for the Madison Marathon and loved it, so I decided to go with another one of his programs for this upcoming half.
I started foam rolling a few months ago after hearing so many athletes talk about the importance of it on the internet. I didn’t know how it worked or what the benefits and/or disadvantages were. I simply thought if the pros were doing it, I should be doing it too. Always a good idea to follow trends … More Is foam rolling bad for you?
A couple weeks ago I did my usual leg day workout– 3 sets of varying reps and styles of lunges and squats. For the past six or so weeks that I had been doing this, I would be sore the next day (and a few days after) without fail. However, this time was different. I woke … More Partial Reps FTW! …and other ways to improve your strength workouts
Six weeks ago, I got a call from my doctor on my way to the airport saying I would not be able to run my first marathon. The marathon I had been preparing for over the last 18 weeks. The marathon I had put so much dedication, thought, and hours into. I couldn’t hold back … More When running tells you, “It’s not me, it’s you.”