For pretty much my whole life, I’ve hated running. I tried playing soccer when I was young and gave up because the running part was awful. For years afterward, I couldn’t even run a full mile. I could hike for hours, but the act of running was just so unpleasant that I couldn’t go more … Continue reading How to get started with running (as someone who hates it)
If you're like the vast majority of the population, you've probably experienced the feeling of being winded after a workout. Riding along on a stationary bike, gasping for air. Panting after jogging half a mile when you haven't done much running before. Feeling like your lungs are burning during a kickboxing workout. You get the … Continue reading [FAFQ] How Do I Stop Feeling So Out of Breath After A Workout? – The Science of Breathing
If you're a full time student, work a job that has a demanding schedule, have a lot of parenting responsibilities, or have any other limitations on your free time, you've probably struggled trying to fit exercise in alongside everything else. You know it's important–but it just feels so hard to find the time to get … Continue reading [FAFQ] How Do I Fit Exercise In On A Tight Schedule?
Welcome to Frequently Asked Fitness Questions [FAFQ], a series where I answer common questions asked by women embarking on their fitness journeys! This week: the dreaded pull-up. If you're reading this, you've probably spent a lot of time frustrated that you just can't seem to get this seemingly simple move. It looks so easy, right? Well you're … Continue reading How Do I Get My First Pull-Up? Easy Strategies For Strength Gain