Get Lucky Workout + Playlist


Have you recovered from Daft Punk overload yet? After summer of 2013's "Get Lucky" vs. "Blurred Lines" debate, I'm still healing from the ear worm. :) It was awesome inspiration, though, while building my latest workout class playlist for St. Patrick's Day fun! From luck to money to magic, all of the tracks on the mix below will have you seeing green while you're training mean. Scroll down and flip on the 20-song mix, then crank out ...continue reading

What’s Not to Love? Workout Playlist


Happy Valentine's week! Any big plans for the holiday? It should be pretty much business as usual around these parts, except for maybe busting out in a little of this action:  {Source} Thanks to my friend Kim and a Time magazine app she passed along, I now know that if I was on track with my average Facebook friend, I'd be married in 8 months and 9 days. Ha! Rather than dwelling on being behind the curve, I'm counting my blessings ...continue reading

Stress Less Playlist


Guys. Can we talk about the fact that radio stations are already starting their 24-hour Christmas music streams?! Premature, I'd say. But the hectic holiday season IS just around the corner (the falling leaves are a stunning hint). With shopping, parties, travel and more, we could all use a reminder to slow down and just breathe every so often. So to counteract the holiday tunes, I'm sharing my most recent playlist for the yoga ...continue reading

5 Healthy Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

I’m really not a fan of people saying you’re “last-minute” shopping for Christmas unless it’s December 24, so we’re going to skip that phrase. It is cutting it a little close to buy gifts that need to be shipped, however. And this time of year, the malls get a little crazy, am I right? :) A computer emergency meant two trips to the mall-based Apple Store last Sunday and the traffic—on foot and on the ...continue reading

Let’s Shop! Healthful Bites Holiday Gift Guide and Wish List

Finding the perfect “healthy” gift for the fit-minded folks on your list can be a daunting task. You don’t want to say, “Hey, hit the gym!” but you do want to find them something they will enjoy and use. These items strike that perfect balance of smart and splurge, and all are either A) items I own, love and recommend, or B) items that I would love to receive this year! My top 10 gift picks for the fitness ...continue reading

Gaiam Zen Yoga Mat

On the hunt for some holiday gift ideas for fit (or soon-to-be fit) pals or wish list ideas for yourself? Here are five of my favorite tools to help anyone squeeze in a fantastic workout away from the gym. And for those of your playing along at home, these come in handy during my workout videos too! No one likes a sore back or bum during core exercises or slippery feet during yoga, so a mat is a must. I need any help I can get to find ...continue reading