goop is trying to kill me

Well, not Goop herself, but her minion, Tracy Anderson certainly is. Tracy Anderson is the pint-sized, former-dancer-turned-trainer-to-the-stars, creator of The Tracy Anderson Method. Her program focuses on two components: Dance Cardio and Muscular Structure Work. I didn’t feel much like dancing, so I focused on the muscle work/mat program. Tracy believes that you have to work your small “accessory”…

out with the old…

Irony: a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing as a result. In a beautiful twist of situational irony, less than 24 hours after sharing the news that my Fitbit reported that I had taken 2,655,566 steps in 2014, that same Fitbit promptly decided to function…

snaps for nancy

People often wonder why fitness tracking devices are set to a default goal of 10,000 steps per day. The answer is simple. There are approximately 2,000 steps in a mile, so with a goal of 10,000 steps, you would have walked the equivalent of 5 miles each day. People like round numbers, I guess. I…

weekly workout recap: aug 10 – 16

There were some highs and some lows last week. I attempted to ease myself into more intense exercise by adding some running back into the mix, along with a bit of HIIT. After my body’s initial shock at being SLAPPED awake following last week’s coma, it responded pretty darned well. More stuff that fell into…