“Oh Fitness, Where Art Thou?” – An Essay About Finding Your Way Back to “You”

*By: Linz Bordner* Photo: Dylan Alcock When my sisters approached me about working together on a blog focused on fitness, fashion, and food, my initial thoughts were: What is a blog? And how would I contribute to the fitness aspect? I wasn’t doing anything out of the ordinary and was lucky enough to get 20…

Your First Time Skiing – What to Expect

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Bill Deppen My first time skiing was last March right before the pandemic hit and it was a warm 70 degree day outside. I remember feeling excited and nervous. Excited to learn a new sport, but nervous I was going to get hurt. Luckily for me, my husband was an avid skier…

The Importance of a Pre and Post-Workout Routine

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Logan Weaver If you're like me, I don't devote nearly enough time to my pre and post-workout routines, however this is something I'm striving to get better at in 2021. Your pre and post-workout routines are just as, if not more, important than your main workout. Everything from what you eat or…

The Peloton App

*By: Megan Deppen* The Peloton App The holidays are over, which means it's a new year and many of us are looking for some fitness motivation. If you're on the search for a great fitness app, look no further than the Peloton App. The good news about this app is you don't have to own…

Your First Spin Class and Beyond – What to Know

*By Megan Deppen* Photo: Humphrey Muleba Are you interested in taking a spin class, but you're not quite sure what to expect? Well, look no further because I'm here to give you some tips on what you should know if you're just beginning spin and what you might consider if you end up making it part…

Winter Exercise: How to Stay Warm Out There!

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: Madara Parma Just because the colder temps have set in, doesn't mean you still can't exercise outdoors! I have always loved to run outside and never enjoyed running on a treadmill. It's much more stimulating to breathe in fresh air and be around nature while working out. It puts me in…

How to Be Fashionable While Getting Fit

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Christina Moroz Is it a struggle trying to workout some days? I don't know about you, but I instantly look forward to a workout when I purchase new fitness clothes. It makes me feel confident, strong, and motivated all over again. In the last few years, workout clothes have become somewhat of…

How to Make Exercising From Home Go From Bland to Grand!

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: Elly Fairytale The pandemic shut down gyms for months and most people who relied on their sweat sanctuaries had to resort to working out at home. Finding the time to exercise at home can be a challenge, especially if you are taking care of kids, working remotely full time, or just…

Top 5 Reasons to Paddleboard

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: Max Nguyen I have always loved the outdoors especially hiking and fishing. However, I never really got into water sports primarily because I tried water skiing and never could stand up and would always get water up my nose. Not fun! I rather be on the boat sipping some wine and watching…