Like many fitness enthusiasts, athletes and weekend warriors, I struggle to balance proper nutrition, good eating habits and maintaining my energy levels for my weekly workouts in the gym, at yoga class and on training runs (and swims) during the winter. So I was excited to attend Dr. Jeff Donatello‘s presentation on “the Nutritionally Deficient… Read More ›
I don’t know about you, but I have been rearing and ready to attack my health & fitness goals head-on in 2013. Bring it on. I plan to work out 6 days/week and eat much healthier, with lots more veggies in my diet. I also am training for my first half-marathon, the Wallis Sands Half in… Read More ›
Seacoast Fitness Daly Class Review: Surf’s Up – Getting On Board With SurfSET Fitness For A Super Stoked Workout!
As a follow-up from my post earlier this fall on SurfSET Fitness, Catchin’ The Surfing Fitness Wave: Paddle Your Way To “The Perfect Workout”, I headed on down to Boston to get my surf on in a FREE demo clas. Turns out that Boston was the final stop on Surfset Fitness’ 8-week and 22-city Get On Board Tour. They held three… Read More ›
It’s that time of year again when the season of giving inspires so many of us to volunteer to help others, make a donation to a favorite charity or buy some toys/gifts for kids and families in need. If you are a fitness fanatic, like me, and are looking for another way to “give back”… Read More ›
Need to get away? But don’t want to come back home and need a health vacation after your vacation? Yeah me too. We’ve all been there. Well, a few years back I started going on an annual fitness vacation (retreat) to get away from it all, cleanse, recharge, push my fitness level, all while enjoying… Read More ›
No More Bowl Full of Jelly: Santa Gets His Fitness On! – Jolly Old Elf Trades in Sleigh for Skis, Snowboard, Yoga Mat and a Speedo.
FITNESS TRACKING SANTA: In case you missed it while you were out and about Christmas shopping last weekend, in a new annual holiday tradition here on the Seacoast (Santa Ski New England), Santa and his reindeer water-skied across the Piscataqua River Saturday afternoon. The Jolly Old Elf and his 9 reindeer (Rudolph too) braved the freezing temps… Read More ›
Well, better late than never I guess. On Friday night, after most of the approximately 50,000 New York City Marathon runners and their families and friends had already arrived in town, under mounting pressure and outcries, NYC Mayor Bloomberg called off the 2012 race, thankfully. According to The Huffington Post Sports feature “NYC Marathon Canceled,” ….this weekend’s… Read More ›
Here on the NH Seacoast, I am lucky. Yesterday I went for a great late afternoon run by the ocean finishing right at sunset at Portsmouth’s Prescott Park. The warm fall weather and waterfront scenery were idyllic. Just the workout I needed. Lucky me. After dinner, while working on a story about the endurance sport… Read More ›
The Missing Ingredient In Your Workouts? Add A Heaping Helping of High Intensity Training (Dr.’s Orders)
“As you get older — train hard but train smarter.” – Dr. Ken Leistner. Wise workout words from a wise man. Yes, I know that All Hallows Eve is almost upon us, and he may resemble Freddy Krueger a bit, but be not afraid. The doctor is here to help. Dr. Ken is a strength training… Read More ›
QOTD: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle I was reminded of this inspirational quote last week when I ran into a former Stonehill Women’s Lacrosse player of mine in Boston. The next day I stumbled across an old thank you letter from another former player…. Read More ›