Girls on the Run 5k

Yesterday I had the honor of helping out at the annual Girls on the Run 5k. I have Caitlin to thank for introducing me to GOTR, as she was a coach for the organization and frequently posted about their fun lessons and events. It’s something that instantly touched my heart as GOTR fosters positive body…

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Zumba with me! “Se Le Ve”

One week in and I’ve already dined out.. during Dine-In December. It was a long day at work and I had no idea what I was going to cook for dinner, feeling a little apprehensive after the tempeh fail. A good friend asked me to join her for dinner after Liv was already in bed,…

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Zumba with me! “Pegate”

Whenever things are stressful and stuff is going on, dancing always has a way of helping me put things in perspective, or even just forget about them and enjoy the moment.  I mentioned before that one of us was supposed to have surgery today, but it turns out that it’s not for another week. We…

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Holiday HIIT Workout

With all of the holiday gatherings, traveling and extra to-dos right around the corner, time to workout can be a little more scarce than usual. One of the things to remember is to focus on the quality of your training, not the length. That’s why I created this holiday HIIT workout for you. It’s short,…

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At-home Cardio and Weights Workout

Hi friends! Catching up from the weekend? My ZOOMA 10k race was Saturday, and now I’m relaxing and enjoying the sights at Canyon Ranch in Lenox (why I’m here, food pics and pics from the day). This morning, I’m off for a run, then getting ready to head to the airport. I’ll see ya this…

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8/12: Meals and Fitness for the week

Hi friends! Happy Sunday! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend. I thought it would be fun to start sharing meals and fitness plans for the week, so we could all get some ideas and motivation from each other. I like to prep on Sunday, so during the weeks’ craziness, it’s easy to grab things from…

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July 12: Tabata Thursday

Last night was one of those nights where I felt like we had nothing in the fridge to make for dinner. In reality, we had plenty of things to make, but I was hoping to open the fridge and a plate of food would appear. Instead, it was a quick Italian stir fry that took…

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6/21: Tabata Thursday!

Hi 🙂 Happy almost-weekend! Hope you’re having a great day so far <3 I’m off to teach, but wanted to post this Tabata Thursday video for those who are following the June calendar, or anyone who’d like to get an extra cardio blast in their day. For more info on Tabata training, check out this…

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Shake ya body like a belly dancer

Good morning! Happy weekend to ya 🙂 Last night was SO much fun. (Don’t I work with some gorgeous ladies?) It was our dance recital at work- the fitness staff usually performs (we did a bellydance and a Zumba dance) along with professional dancers that teach class for the week and guests at the resort.…

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{Video post} Not a costume

Halloween ended up being a fun whirlwind over here: Teaching Zumba doc appt back to the casa to leave out candy for trick-or-treaters dinner with madre and nana   [Twist my arm, eh?] followed by some shopping… A lovely day indeed 🙂 Remember last week when I said night weeks are over? Apparently it was…

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San Diego, which of course in German means…

you know the rest 😉 Last night was Bella’s dream night. We took her for a long walk at the park – which I especially enjoy since the Pilot and I can catch up on the day- and then to Frost for gelato. Vanilla for her: Pumpkin for him, and a peanut butter truffle for…

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{Video} Focus On: Stretching

Hey friends! Happy Humpday 🙂 Hope your morning has been lovely. For today’s Focus On post, I thought it would be fun to talk about something that we could all do a little more of: stretching. Source I think we all know the benefits of stretching, but for whatever reason, it’s easy skip out on…

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