Balancing your 5 Components of Fitness

There are 10,005 different ways to be active and 10,006 different ways to get fit (hyperboles, but you get it), but according to ACSM there are just 5 components of physical fitness and their order of importance may differ for everyone. Throughout your life, I’m sure you’ve been measured on some of these components in…

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From 0 to 26.2

With the first winter thaw of 2019, I hit the pavement on a Monday evening at 6:00pm. It was still very much winter with it being February, but a 55 degree night screamed perfect running weather compared to the February I knew in my Midwest bones. I remember the first mile feeling effortless. I thought,…

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Operation ‘no gym’ and cheers to early mornings- week 4

I can’t believe it’s already been 4 weeks since I’ve seen the inside of a workout facility. To recap on my fourth (and most atypical) week without the gym, it wasn’t what I had hoped but hey… I started a full-time job! I didn’t think I’d have such a difficult time putting in workouts and…

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