What is Pilates, anyway?

I'm in love.  100% in love with Pilates.  I haven't been practicing for that long, but I fell so hard and so fast, that I've decided to get certified and take a 600-hour course so that I can practice myself and share my love with other (aka teach). If you're not familiar with the practice or always wanted to try it, read on for how to get started and more about what the practice entails.

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2014 30 for 30 RECAP

The fourth year of 30 for 30 is complete and it's amazing that each and every year, I've learned something new.  Well, maybe learn isn't the right word.  Perhaps, "understood," "embraced" or "gained a greater appreciation" is more like it.  Also, the winner of the Armour39 is announced!

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Fitness Friday: A Confession

Happy Friday! I've been lax in writing the recap -- sorry -- but have been getting in a workout everyday.  Oh, yea... And I have a confession. 

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2014: 4 Day Recap

My intention was to run Thursday morning, but my legs were crushed from the double leg-centric workouts on Wednesday, that it was more of a jog/walk.  The plan was do run a four-mile loop, which I still completed, but not by running.  I completed what I had sent out to do, just not in the manner in which I intended.  Sometimes, that happens.  On Friday morning, I went to my favorite yoga class - a 75-minute Ashtanga practice in Arlington. It had been a few days since I'd been to the studio, so it felt really good to stretch my body, focus on my breathing and flow through a class. 

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2014: Days 2-3

Good morning! The feeling of true Spring is in the air (not the faux Spring that was upon us on March 21, the actual start of the season) and it makes me happy.  Birds chirping, the possibility of more outdoor activities and longer daytime hours are all reasons to feel a smidge more joyful. Talking days 2 & 3 and a recap of the Best of U.S. Awards Show.

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