The Pool Walker’s Creed

TweetBy Piper Bayard Long ago, my writing partner Holmes and I discussed the fact that we’re no good to each other dead. As we age, we have to work a little harder at that not getting dead thing than we used to. So we agreed that our bare [...]

The Power of Indulgence

TweetBy Piper Bayard Nicotine patches are flying off the shelves and personal trainers are working overtime as every gym across the nation fills with the January Resolutioners. image from US Air Force, wikimedia commons The Resolutioners are [...]

“Better” Has No Finish Line

Tweet This Week’s Inspiration: “Better” Has No Finish Line by Jenny Hansen   This “getting back in shape” stuff is killing me. Last week, I shared with you some important lessons Crossfit is teaching me about [...]

Important Lessons Crossfit Is Teaching Me About Writing

TweetWhat Crossfit Is Teaching Me About Writing by Jenny Hansen   Hubby and I have been trying to get into better shape since last September and after four months, I’ve got to confess it: I still don’t like exercise. Our fitness [...]

Keep the Holiday Spirit Rolling, Literally

TweetLadies and Gents our friends at BikeArlington are sharing their holiday joy  with us and encouraging us all to spread that holiday spirit as well. Arlingtonians, lets grab our bikes and start heading out to the bike lanes. See you there!

Fear of the Week: Hot Yoga Might Kill Me

TweetThe Source of My Deep Fear of Bikram Yoga by Jenny Hansen One of my BFF’s is hot on my flabby tail to try Bikram Yoga. A few months weeks ago, she sent me a link from Mind Body Green with a link to this Seattle Craig’s List ad. [...]

Life-Defining Moments

Tweet        Life-Defining Moments By Vicki Hinze     Life-defining moments. We all have them. Yet when we think of them in abstract terms, we think they’re these huge events. But the keys are often not in [...]

Crossing The Line At Crossfit

TweetCrossing The Line At Crossfit (aka The Moaning Workout) by Jenny Hansen   Hubby and I have been doing Crossfit for about 6 weeks now. Actually, I took a three-week hiatus for shingles, but he’s been going the entire six weeks, [...]