Weekend recap: Fit Foodie 5K San Diego

The alarm hummed softly at 6:15 am, nudging me out of bed and into my running shoes. It was Saturday – my only day off – and instead of sleeping in, I was fumbling underneath the covers wishing I hadn’t signed up for another race. After wrestling with the snooze button a few times, I finally jumped (read: dragged myself) out of …

5 Rules for Fearless Fitness

Everyone’s path to fitness is different. Some start slow, some change overnight and others go back and forth for many years. Looking back at my own path to fitness and health I see countless mistakes made and misconceptions I fully believed in. I thought running six miles every day would get me fit (it didn’t). I thought a hundred crunches …

A Newbie’s Guide To Crushing It At the Gym

The gym can be a scary beast if you’re new to exercise or coming back to the gym after a long hiatus. The foolish man dives right in without a program, without guidance and just ‘wings it.’ Know what happens to that person? Injuries, boredom, plateaus and failure. If you’re a gym and strength training newbie, just follow my guide …