“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Bob Marley Boy, does this ring true. When I’m doing a workout, the right song will have me burning all the calories. When I’m too much in my head, the right album will pull me out, into the present, with a head bop and a hip dip.Read more…Music Mood: Teyana to Towkio
Vietnam 2014 That was the last time I competed in a race. In the northy north of the Sapa mountains surrounded by villagers, I won 3rd place. It was unexpected as it came one year into my nomadic adventure. A mix of convenience and community, running became less automatic. I was the only me and most of my workouts wereRead more…Angel meets Albania. Very slowly.
I love yoga. It gives my mind relief and my soul space. I get to exhale. Ah. If I had to qualify why I’m a yoga fan, I’d say it’s 38% physical, 62% mental and spiritual. Frankly, if yoga didn’t have hands at heart and namaste, I wouldn’t do it. I am not about to sit in a room ofRead more…Let Yo’ Booty Do That Yoga
The next fitness challenge pops off this October. It’s free and better than ever! Details: 5 days of nutrition and workout assignments All workouts can be done in less than 20 minutes. No equipment needed. All levels are welcome. If you’re a beginner, it can be your daily workout. For advanced, it can be in addition to your normal routine.Read more…The New 5-Day Fitness Challenge Is Here
Do you work out before bed? I don’t. Every time I exercise at night, sleep is a struggle. I lie in bed twiddling my thumbs wondering where the heck Mr. Sandman is. Matter of fact, he’s been MIA for the last week. He’s not answering my texts, AND he’s declining my video calls. Ya’ll think he is cheatingRead more…You Need This Workout Before Bed
You do not want your metabolism to slow down. You want it to speed it up, or at least be what it used to be when you could exercise a few times a week and still look foine. Can I get an amen? After 30, I noticed I couldn’t do the same things and get the same results. One day,Read more…27 Quick Exercises to Guarantee Better Metabolism
In my last fitness and nutrition challenge, there was confusion on what could and could not be eaten. This inspired me to create a healthy shopping list. All of the foods listed are approved for the fitness challenge, and life. When you go to the grocery store, pick good staples, foods that will keep you on track for your goals.Read more…The Healthy Shopping List for Fitness Goals
You’re a runner. Whether you run for the fun or the glory, you want a return on your investment. You want to run faster. You want to know that each run is making you better. Is it? Are you improving? If not, there’s hope. For a faster 5k and injury-free running, follow the guidelines I’ve listed below. 1. Train Faster.Read more…5 Quick Tips To Run Faster Improve 5k Time