The Marshall 5km Showdown

By Wednesday, October 5, 2016

It was two years ago, as Meg and I were training for a marathon, that our loud-mouthed baby brother challenged us to a 5km race. We knew we would kick his ass, but thought it would be fun to see him run his out-of-shape ass after us. There were doubters, our husbands both thought our brother, Little Rossy, ...

Fitness Friday: Our Exercise Ethos

By Friday, September 9, 2016

Our exercise ethos is simple: we strive for movement EVERYDAY. That does not mean we are busting our balls seven days a week. When we move, we feel better. When our kids move, they behave better. Last weekend Meg rolled her ankle playing tennis with Billie. Her inability to workout this past week turned her into what can ...

Fitness Friday-On The Farm

By Friday, August 26, 2016

Meg and I have a friend with 100 acres and a fantastic barn; when she invited us to workout we were in. Although the workout was harder than we wanted it to be, the post workout Caesar and lounge by the pool made it totally worth it. Since we had limited equipment, we decided to do a Tabata workout; ...

Fitness Friday – Olympic Fever

By Friday, August 12, 2016

Have you been watching the Olympics? We have not turned the coverage off since it started last Friday. The whole family is into it. The other night, the kids had to come down the stairs and ask me to be quiet; I was cheering too loudly and they couldn't get to sleep. Phelpsy was going ...

Fitness Friday: Core, Core Baby

By Friday, August 5, 2016

This week I wanted to focus on the core. We all need a strong midline, not just when working out, but for everyday life. As I was gleaning through countless articles and trying out workouts, the plank hold was a key move. There is so much more to a great core than rattling off standard situps. You can plank ...