Four Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

The struggle for motivation is real. In these trying times, with gyms across the country temporarily closed, it can be very difficult to muster up the motivation to work out. Add on top of that the excuse that nobody else is really working out, so we shouldn’t either, and you have the perfect storm forContinue reading “Four Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out”

ÖTILLÖ Swimrun: A Unique Team Marathon Race

The swimrun is a different type of marathon that relies on teamwork. Ask any athlete, and they will tell you that the world of competitive sports is always coming up with new and innovative ways to get your blood pumping. As a triathlete and avid marathoner, I am always looking for interesting ways to testContinue reading “ÖTILLÖ Swimrun: A Unique Team Marathon Race”

How to Rewire your Brain for Fitness in 2020

It’s a new year, and the perfect time to rewire your brain. As humans, we tend to think that we are the way we are. We are comfortable with our habits, so we convince ourselves that they define us. We feel safe in our comfort zones, so we tell ourselves that there are no otherContinue reading “How to Rewire your Brain for Fitness in 2020”

Resolutions versus Goals: Five Fitness Goals for 2020

Resolutions are nothing more than goals. It happens every year. In January, the gyms are filled with motivated, resolution-toting people determined to have a year of change. By February, most people have given up and gone back to their old habits. While I am all for personal improvement, resolutions are most often made with theContinue reading “Resolutions versus Goals: Five Fitness Goals for 2020”

Your Fitness Game Plan for 2016

The Following is a ‘Fitness Game Plan’ I contributed to, originally posted on If you’re looking for a new you in 2016, this is an excellent place to start! Way back in the mid-1990s, the Center for Disease control made the recommendation for all adults to accumulate a minimum of 30 minutes (or more)Continue reading “Your Fitness Game Plan for 2016”