#1000 Jumprope Challenge – It’s Easier than You Think!

Jumping rope is one of the most effective ways to melt fat (while having fun, of course!). It can burn over 1000 calories per hour (fans as we are, we do not recommend) and especially adds definition to your shoulders and calves. However, since jumping is pretty high impact, jumping rope is best implemented in short bursts. … More #1000 Jumprope Challenge – It’s Easier than You Think!

#100burpeeburnout – Quick, Easy, Heart-Pumping Workout

Got 20-30 minutes? Try out this burpee circuit workout with a friend or two, and you will be transported to the Isles of the Endorphins. Workout: 10 sets of: 10 burpees – burpees are bae 10 bicep curls – choose a weight that’s challenging but not impossible 10 leg lifts – great for the lower … More #100burpeeburnout – Quick, Easy, Heart-Pumping Workout

From Walking Boot to Half Marathon – A healthyU Story

The picture on the left was taken September 6th, 2014, shortly after I suffered a degree 3 sprain on my left ankle. I was prescribed a walking boot (read: no running) for 6 weeks, and physical therapy for another 6 weeks afterwards. Fun stuff. Come November, I was slowly but surely getting back into running … More From Walking Boot to Half Marathon – A healthyU Story

My trials with tri

Last year, I began training for my first triathlon. I had previously been a perpetually injured runner, and was hoping to change my ways by making my new sport a series of cross training. My first swim practice in literally years was half a mile of open water swimming. I somehow survived, and it didn’t … More My trials with tri

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger: Abs edition

My sister used to be a gymnast, and still has very defined abs… My dad has had a six-pack since college (he’s in his 50’s now and they haven’t disappeared!) Sometimes I wonder why I couldn’t have gotten the “genetic” six-pack that seems to run in my family. I thought I had strong abs, until this … More What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger: Abs edition

App Review: Headspace

“Treat your Head Right” declares the slogan of Headspace. Headspace is an app that strives to make meditation simple. The app format allows users to learn whenever and wherever, as long as there is internet access. Each meditation is only 10 minutes long – so it’s easy to squeeze into the morning, afternoon, or evening. Pros: … More App Review: Headspace