5 Must-See Hikes On The East Coast

When I was about 5 years old, my parents took me on my first big hike up Sugarloaf mountain in northern Maine. I barely remember the climb that first time, or the way that the steep pathways stretched out before us. I didn’t remember the way that the shade felt damp and cool, with just brief moments of sunshine sneaking through the web of leaves. But I’ll never forget the view from the top.  Continue reading “5 Must-See Hikes On The East Coast”

Five Things People Need To Stop Doing At The Gym

As most of you know, I’m a frequent gym-goer. I’m usually there 5 days a week, or I’m doing something outside to make up for it. I love my routine, and I’ve gotten to know the people that go to my gym pretty well. We all show up around the same time, and do the typical “smile and wave” gestures. We cheer each other on, while always keeping our interactions pretty brief. But there are some people that I’d rather not seeContinue reading “Five Things People Need To Stop Doing At The Gym”

6 Activities To Boost Your Energy This Summer

Now that summer is in full swing, the weekends are packed with some of my favorite activities: barbecues, beach days, and nights on the town. It’s the busiest time of the year for us, and many others who live in the “Great Northeast”. Why? Well, let’s just say things get a bit chilly towards the end of September. Continue reading “6 Activities To Boost Your Energy This Summer”

Five Fun Runs That Donate to Our Military 

A great way to stay fit and involved is to find some road races/5k’s that donate to your favorite cause. So many people are intimidated by the term “race”, but I’ve done a couple of these and trust me, you don’t notice that part of it. The only thing you’ll be paying attention to for the first 10 minutes is the humbling sound of thousands of sneakers hitting the ground around you. Atleast, that’s what I was doing. Continue reading “Five Fun Runs That Donate to Our Military “