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choosing a gym checklist

Last week I announced my big, scary goal for 2015: competing in my first triathlon in six years. You can read all about how I came to this decision here. Sharing this goal on the blog wasn’t easy. I lost count of how many drafts I wrote, walked away from, deleted, and started again. But I knew it […] Read more…

2015: When Fit Crashing Isn’t Enough

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If you’re anything like me, you’re skipping over all of the New Years resolutions posts in your blog feed. Sure they’re positive and pretty and written from a good place, but something about them feels manufactured. Forced. Not getting down to the deep dark nitty-gritty of what this whole new year thing is all about: a […] Read more…

Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day 10k

Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day Race

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving and enjoyed a day full of family and feasting. I went home to visit my parents in Cincinnati for the first time since moving to New York City, and realized it was actually my first trip home in almost a year! Yikes – that’s […] Read more…

Fat Shaming the Fun Out of Thanksgiving

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Red flag. I’m calling it: the fitness community is fat shaming the fun out of Thanksgiving.  While I’m sure this isn’t a new phenomenon, the crimes against crescent rolls and cranberry sauce have gotten too great to overlook this year, and I decided it was time to say something about it. The Fit Crasher is part of that […] Read more…

Glass After Class at Lincoln Center

Glass After Class Lincoln Center NYC Ballet

I’ve crashed a lot of barre classes in my day. I’ve watched my fair share of Dance Moms and Bunheads and So You Think You Can Dance. I even scored a role as “tin soldier” in The Nutcracker when I was six. But nothing could have prepared me for the moves required in an actual ballet class taught by an actual ballerina at […] Read more…

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