Speed 10: My go-to interval training cardio workout that I hate to love


If you’ve been living under a rock, interval training is pretty popular (HIIT classes are everywhere!). I’m all for short, intense cardio bursts that spike my heart rate, but speed intervals on a cardio machine…FOR THE LOVE OF PIZZA PLEASE DON’T MAKE ME.

When I am able to trick myself into doing high intensity cardio, there’s one token workout I turn to: Speed 10. Why? It’s over in less than 30 minutes.

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My Top 5 Brunch Buffet Tips


Brunch is a verb; you don’t go to brunch, you DO brunch. And nobody does brunch better than my family. We may workout like fools, but damn do we know how to eat — especially if it’s a holiday or birthday. For Easter this year my parents and I drove to the Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel and indulged in the hotel’s Easter brunch buffet: no time limit, bottomless mimosas (in my case, champagne), and food everywhere. Indulgence never looked so tasty.

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Hiking Mount San Jacinto, California


You don’t need a gym to get a killer workout — all you need is your body and a sense of adventure.

I traveled to California to visit my parents for Easter and took full advantage of the gorgeous weather. We drove to Palm Springs and turned Mount San Jacinto into our own personal jungle gym. Why workout inside when you can get results outside with a gorgeous view and an extra dose of Vitamin D? Continue reading