Category Archives: Fitness

So I Tried Pure Barre Align

On Wednesday, January 4, Pure Barre launched its newest class format, Pure Barre Align. It’s billed as a low-impact, full-body workout focused on flexibility and balance training. I took its inaugural class at my local studio in Raleigh. Quick backstory: … Continue reading

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Christie Runs a Marathon

My little sister Christie ran in the NYC Marathon last Sunday! I flew up solo for a quick weekend trip to cheer her on and I had a BLAST doing so. Seriously. It was so much fun. About a week … Continue reading

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Today, I took my 250th Pure Barre class. On October 9, 2013, I hit my 100th class. I can’t believe it’s been two years, haha. I found out that I was pregnant just two days before, on October 7. I … Continue reading

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Exercise in My Pregnancy

I briefly talked about the exercise that I have been trying to keep up with during my pregnancy in my last update, but since I have made a point to try to stay active over the past eight months, I wanted … Continue reading

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Tips from a Pure Barre 100 Club Member

Well, I made it to 100 Pure Barre classes and got my coveted “100 Club” socks.  Woo-hoo!  I actually made it in back on October 9, but like most things lately, I’m super behind on posting about it.  I am … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Walk Tracker Pro

As you may or may not know, I am a big fan of exercising.  My “go to” form of physical activity is walking.  It’s easy to get up and do, I can listen to my iPod while doing it, and … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn 10K

So, this post is only a week-and-a-half over due!  On Saturday, October 12, Jay, Dad, Katelyn, Christie, and I joined some of our dear podcasting friends Alirio, Jon, Dan, Gabby, and Gigi in good old Brooklyn to run the Rock … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Jawbone’s UP Band

I’ve been meaning to write about Jawbone’s UP band since I got my first UP band in December 2011.  I loved Jawbone’s UP 1.0.  I know it was flawed because the bands would stop working every other month or so, but … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Zumba!

Lately, I’ve been seeking ways to spice up my exercise routine.  Wanting to try something new, I decided to look into Zumba after reading about it in several different fitness magazines.  I posted something about it on Facebook on Friday … Continue reading

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How Jay Ran 5K

For any beginner runners out there, here is the plan that Jay followed from Fitness magazine to train for the 5K last weekend.  I know it’s tough to see it, so here’s a pdf version of it for anyone interested. … Continue reading

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