After a very long (and sore) 12 weeks of BBG Round 1, I said I was done. I didn't think the program was for me. Although I loved the structure of the program, it was a little too high impact for me given that I was also running three times a week on my off … Continue reading I’m Back to BBG!
I want to start off by saying that I am not a fitness trainer or dance teacher. My perspective on getting your splits is completely from my own personal experience. However, after taking dance lessons for nearly 15 years, I've learned a lot about flexibility, stretching, and maintaining your splits. To start, you need to … Continue reading How to Get Your Splits
Often in yoga, we hear the phrase "set your intention for this practice" several minutes into class. I usually take that time to avoid setting an intention because I like to escape the never-ending treadmill of thoughts in my mind. Today, I did something different. I set an intention. I set an intention today because … Continue reading Set Your Intention
I didn't always like running. In fact, I hated running and disliked my gym teachers for forcing me to do things I believed I was bad at and ashamed to do in public. Kind of dramatic, I know, but coming in last week after week did not do wonders for my self-esteem. So when I … Continue reading Running Was My Escape but Now I May Need to Escape from Running
I have a competitive nature, so even when I don't have a race in mind, I still have a goal mind. Sometimes my goal is simple, like run one super fast mile today, and sometimes, my goals are a little bit more complicated. Still a bit annoyed about my performance last week at the Mini … Continue reading All I (Want To) Do is Win
Yesterday, I ran the NYRR Mini 10k. Similar to the Brooklyn Half, this was an anniversary race for me. I found the race very enjoyable last year, so I set out to run it again. Only this time, things were different for me. I'm in the midst of some pretty major life changes. I'm trying … Continue reading Race Recap: The 2018 Mini 10K
Out of the 170,000 odd words in the English language, balance is one that I hear quite often. Whether it's discovering the not-so-secret secret to work-life balance, balancing academics with having a social life and actually sleeping in college, or balancing friendships with romantic relationships, it seems that balance is always meant to be achieved … Continue reading Why I’m No Longer Trying to Maintain Balance