Q: Is a 30 minute bike commute considered a workout? A: Yes! Sort of. Actually, it depends what your fitness goals are. If your goals include exercising a certain number of times a week, general wellness, weight loss, cardiovascular fitness- Yes, the bike commute, even at a leisurely pace, is a workout. Biking is, in … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 11: Does A Bike Commute Count as a Workout?
Q: What's the best thing to eat after a run? A: Ideally, you should eat something that has mostly carbohydrates, some protein, and a little bit of fat. If you are pressed for time, chocolate milk is actually a great option. Another good option for a post-run meal or snack is a smoothie with a … Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Vol 10: What to eat after a run
This article was originally published in the March issue of Colorado Runner Magazine. Please feel free to add your own rookie mistakes in the comments. Just copying and pasting this post into WordPress is making me miss running so bad. The idea of me running right now is simultaneously the most hilarious and painful thing … Continue reading Off to a Running Start: Five Tips New Runners Need to Know
Ever since I can remember, my New Year's resolution was to stop pressing the snooze button. And not just every January- every September too, because I celebrate the jewish new year in addition to the regular new year. Every year for the last 20 or so years, I've had not one but two opportunities each … Continue reading Tough Love