• Stop pounding the pavement: the benefits of running on various surfaces

    Have you ever thought about the surfaces you run on? Are you a steadfast road warrior who always pounds the pavement, yet finds themselves with shin splints or other overuse movements? Limiting yourself to only one running surface (especially an extremely hard one like cement and pavement) may lead to further problems as your body …


  • I am not Michael Jordan?!

    I will never forget Michael Jordan’s heroic performance in game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals. He scored 38 points while battling the flu with a high fever. His magical performance that night left a lasting impression on me about the bodies ability to beat the flu. I thought you had to be “tough” if …


  • Inspiration In the land Of Gods (aka Arillas, Greece)

    People are creatures of habit. They love making excuses to not work out, especially when traveling: “My trainer is not holding my hand; my favorite classes are not offered; I have meetings all day; I am on vacation; I have sightseeing to do.” Keeping up with your workout program while traveling can be challenging, but …


  • Small Steps, Big Gains!

    “Whoooooo that was harder than I thought?!” I muttered to myself after climbing 10 flights of stairs with my backpack. I had been running late for a meeting in New York’s Flat Iron District last week and instead of using the notoriously slow elevator, I had decided to the take the stairs. What an experiment …