Get Your Workout Mojo Back With These 8 Tips

Even those of us who truly love working out can find ourselves in a rut with fitness. Whether it’s your mind that gets bored, or your body that’s so used to your workout routine that you see NO results, sometimes you have to do a little reassessing and get your workout mojo back. If you’ve […]

Foam Rolling Basics

If you’re a total novice to foam rolling, watching someone do it at the gym might make you think it’s a special kind of torture. There’s grimacing, gritted teeth, and sometimes even audible cries of pain. Why do something that looks like it hurts so much? How could that help anything? Well, foam rolling is […]

Smoothie Makeover with The Rungry Health Coach

I’m excited to welcome back my guest contributor, Beth Roessner, aka The Rungry Health Coach! Today Beth is sharing some tips on how to make your smoothies total nutritional powerhouses, instead of sugar and calorie bombs. You know I’m a big fan of smoothies (here’s my review of smoothie delivery service Green Blender, as well […]

Life Lately

I thought it was time for a little catch up post on what was going on in my life lately… I’ve been so busy with training, and my boys, and life in general this summer, that I haven’t been blogging as often. So, this is what I’ve been up to! RUNNING I’m loving trail running, […]

Run It – Mental Workouts for Runners

This month for the Run It series, we are discussing a fascinating area of running and competing – the mental side of the sport. In case you’re new to Run It, every month 6 of us running coaches and bloggers share articles with you on a specific topic. You can find our past Run It […]

Workout Clothes Under $50 You’ll Love

A couple of weeks ago, a new client came to my gym to meet me for her first session. She asked at the front desk how she’d recognize me. They told her, “Oh, you can’t miss Carly. She’s always in bright colors and crazy patterned tights.” As it turned out, that day happened to be […]

Be Well: Wellness Weekend at the Woodstock Inn

Woodstock, Vermont has been my home for just a few months now. It wasn’t a carefully researched, planned move, and honestly I had no idea whether it was the right decision. One thing that has made this move a positive one for me is the sense of community I’ve experienced in this town, and a […]

Tips on Trail Running for Beginners

One of the things I was looking forward to when moving to Vermont was trying out trail running. My experience of running was so tied to living in a big city. There were organized races on almost every weekend. City streets and bridges usually made up a portion of every run, and heading into Prospect […]

Does Sweating More Mean a Better Workout?

I am a serious sweat machine. When I work out, it doesn’t matter if it’s air conditioned indoors, or there’s a cool breeze outdoors, I’m going to sweat a lot. After a long run or race, there are telltale white streaks of salt residue on my face. I see people doing a similar workout to […]

Run It – Trail Running in Woodstock, Vermont

When you run somewhere you love, your run automatically becomes better. Not necessarily easier…but better. Today on Run It, Angela, Laura, Nellie and I are inviting you to our favorite running spots, and why we love them. So come run vicariously with us in Woodstock, Vermont; the seacoast of New Hampshire; Brooklyn, NY; and the […]