Tagged with crosstraining

Packin’ Crap: Running with Your Backpack

In the District, you can easily see quite a few “run-muters” if you will, people with backpacks out running around 5-6 pm that are most likely going from work to home. The rowing season has started, which means my running has transitioned from something I do recreationally to an actual means of transportation for me … Continue reading

Adventures in Cat Yoga

Adventures in Cat Yoga

My family has never been cat people. As a child, I had a friend who had a cat and she used to show up with scratches on her arm and when I asked her what happened she’d say “Oh you know, tried cuddling Lulu last night…” I grew up with dogs. Loving, affectionate, warm, snuggly, … Continue reading

one trick pony

one trick pony

I was never the kind of person who was all, “seeing the sun rise in the morning on a run is just the most MAGICAL AMAZING THING EVER.” I’ve called bullshit on that claim more than once. I’ve seen the sun set on a run, and I can assure you that’s just as nice (in … Continue reading

Just Smile and Fake It: I can do that.

Just Smile and Fake It: I can do that.

I recently spent an entire weekend watching Dance Academy so when someone invited me to a ballet class and the invitee swore that she would not laugh at my poor dancing skills and promised to stand in front of me so I’d know what I was supposed to be doing… well, it’s not like I … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS

It may be Friday the 13th, but this is seriously your lucky day if you live in the DC metro area. You will have the opportunity to meet and learn from one of the greatest fitness people of all time: Joanna Rohrback, founder and creator of the most important and groundbreaking fitness routine ever developed: … Continue reading

Quick Fixes for Yoga

Quick Fixes for Yoga

I don’t go to yoga classes unless they’re free and even then I tend to just… you know… not go. I previously stated that I will do yoga in my apartment on nights when I don’t run. This was total BS on my part. But here are a few ways I’ve thought of to make … Continue reading

Hot Mess on the Water

Hot Mess on the Water

When I go out to run along the Potomac through Georgetown and out to Virginia I’ve been seeing lots of crew teams. When I go in the morning I see even more of those tiny little boats out on the water. Well, the time has come and I have decided to try it out. Turns … Continue reading