In Which Online Calorie Estimates Are Ridiculous.

This pretty much sums up why I needed a heart rate monitor: my fitness app tells me yoga (let’s not even get into the fact that it has five different yoga categories, but no Flow/Vinyasa!) burns 120 cal/hr. The internet says it’s almost 600! Sounds great, right? I’ve been using that number for the last … More In Which Online Calorie Estimates Are Ridiculous.

New Running Jacket!

My last Christmas present finally came and I’m so excited! I hate running on the treadmill, so I really need a good jacket so I can take to the streets when it’s below freezing. This is the Pearl Izumi Fly, and it’s perfect! I’m particular about a few things in a running jacket: I want … More New Running Jacket!

Waiting.

Would you believe I haven’t had a normal doctor for 15 years? I have an endocrinologist, a neurologist, an OB/GYN, but no one to see when I have a normal problem! It’s time to talk to someone about my asthma. I’ve been running with it for three years, and I’m ready to see what it’s … More Waiting.

Five Fave Fitness Apps!

My five fave fitness apps! From top left: Heart Rate Pro by Runtastic, Jefit toย track weightlifting, Spotify for workout and running music, LoseIt! for food tracking and body stats, and MapMyRun for run tracking. What apps do you love?