Try Crossfit

Lately for a change, I’ve been joining my fiancĂ© and his workout partner in their CrossFit workouts. I’ve seen them do it before and the challenge of the workout wasn’t really obvious to me before I actually tried it. CrossFit is a full-body smoker and offers a variety of different workouts in one to keep … Continue reading

Music Playlist- Top 10

Working out with music is something that always motivates me and makes such a difference in how hard I push myself. I can tell when I need update my playlist in the gym when it just doesn’t give me that boost of energy listening to it anymore and make me want to break out into … Continue reading

5 Tips for Staying Active this Winter

Winter has been with us for awhile now, especially here in Alaska, and it can be difficult to always get a workout in when it’s cold, dark, and dreary out. While some daring souls aren’t afraid to get out and brave the cold (it was -25 yesterday!), most of us are not willing to. The … Continue reading

Your Post-Thanksgiving Workout

Thanksgiving is a time to be with the ones you love and to appreciate one another.The holidays in general are a time of good company and great food, which means that you can easily over do it and get off track of a good diet in the midst of all the holiday fun. I myself … Continue reading

Zumba Class Interview

Gyms everywhere are jumping on the Zumba bandwagon, offering high-intensity cardio classes that involve dancing and getting a great workout all in one. In this interview, I sat down with a Zumba instructor from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a few of her students to find out what Zumba was all about.

Rest Day Sundays

During the week, I really try to push myself to the limits and challenge different muscle groups each day in the gym. Well, everyone is entitled to at least one rest day after a hard week on your body. In fact, it’s been scientifically proven that you won’t see as much progress if you don’t … Continue reading

Sassy Water? Yes Please!

So I’ve abandoned my blog lately and I apologize. Things have been so busy lately with school and whatnot. I have been staying in the gym though and have really been focusing on weight training. I think I do more weight training than cardio these days, which is not like me at all! But I’m … Continue reading

Jumping Rope isn’t Just for Kids!

Throughout my daily workout routine lately, I’ve found myself dreading doing any kind of cardio. It just seems so monotonous to do sometimes, run for thirty long minutes on a treadmill or hop on an elliptical and watch time creep on by. And here in Alaska where we just got at least two inches of … Continue reading