training fun with muscle ropes {giveaway}

I received this product in exchange for a review.  All opinions are my own (and I flippin’ LOVE these ropes!). Muscle Ropes recently sent me a few of their battle ropes to try out.  Oh my word.  Have you ever trained with ropes before??  It’s HARD.  Like really, really hard.  Not only do you work …

beach vacation recap (the workouts)

My goodness – I’d forgotten the post-vacation blues. Like childbirth, I think you block it out.  The unpacking, the mail (bills), the return to schedules and cooking.  Bleck.  Good thing I actually like my normal life. (and good thing I don’t actually cook) As promised, I wanted to share a few more things about our …

favorite workout roundup!

I’m coming at you today with five workouts that are fun and sure to make you SWEAT!  They’re all perfect to do at home and with minimal equipment!  Pick one out and do it TODAY!! Tip:  If you’re a Pinterest user, use the “Pin It” button on your computer and save these to your Pinterest account …

benefits of swimming & heart health

We leave for the beach tomorrow so I’m sprinting around doing last minute things (one of them being getting my car cleaned out – any other mamas out there with super duper gross vehicles??  It’ll just get dirty on the way down, but I digress.).  I’ve got a guest post today from Becky on swimming …

how to use hills to enhance your training

Any cyclists or runners out there??  Today I have a guest post that should be of interest: using inclines to enhance your training!  While I’m not hopping on a bike anytime soon, I have been using hill sprints as a “finisher” to most of my workouts lately.  Killer on the legs and lungs, but helpful in …

my first postpartum “murph”

Along with many others around the country, I completed “Murph” yesterday!  I did this workout last year before I got pregnant (my time was MUCH slower yesterday) so it was fun to see what it would feel like at six weeks postpartum.  If you’re not familiar with this particular Crossfit WOD, “Murph” is so named after …