the fit traveler

Jun 10

Into the country…into the wild.

Travel can wreak havoc on anyone’s diet and exercise program.  I flew to Minnesota yesterday with the best of intentions to stay on-track despite family gatherings, work events and play-dates with friends.  First off, getting to the airport, going through the hour-long security line and resisting crappy airport food is an experience on it’s… read more
Apr 12

'tis the season for bikes!

I spent most of the past week in my home-state of Minnesota.  For several years, the city of Minneapolis has been amping up their bicycle trails, putting them in the number one spot for bicycle enthusiasts around the country.  In the dead of winter, during brutal stormy conditions, die-hard bikers commute distances further than 20 miles to work. I’m… read more
Jan 11

Book it! Get outta dodge!

With weekly predictions of a major snowstorm, high winds and below-freezing temperatures, it’s challenging to plan outdoor workouts in advance. I love running in the park, walking around town or biking to-and-from my clients. But this weather makes it tough to stay in bikini shape! For that reason, my husband and I will focus on fitness during our winter… read more
Jul 05

Staying fit 'on the road'

Time and again I hear the same excuse: “I travel so much for work so I don’t have time to exercise.” I have been traveling nonstop this spring and summer and I have found countless ways to stay fit and focused. I’ll share my shortcuts and secrets: Pack some light reminders: flattering gym clothes (so you look good doing it), running shoes… read more