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  • Last Week’s Eats + Workouts


    I hope y'all are enjoying a relaxing Sunday. I arrived at Sunset Beach around 8 p.m. last night and so far our trip is off to a great start. I'm not going to share a meal plan for the week since I'm going to be at the beach until Wednesday but I didn't want to [...]

  • 28-Minute Bodyweight Tabata Workout + Weekly Workouts


    Hello. Reading all of the reasons why you love to run has been both heartwarming and motivating. So many times I found myself nodding my head, smiling and saying "YES!" Thank you for sharing and if you every find yourself in need of a little running inspiration, read these comments! (Wearing Lululemon Power Y Tank, [...]

  • Sunday Morning Coffee Chat + Weekly Workouts


    Weekend mornings are my favorite. After many years of teaching early every Saturday and Sunday morning, it's been such a treat to have them back after making some adjustments to my schedule about a year ago. Saturday mornings tend to be a little more productive. I love cleaning the house, hitting the farmers market and getting [...]

  • Weekly Workouts + Dona Jo Fitwear Giveaway


    Good morning! We are so enjoying our yoga retreat in the Dominican Republic. The group from our studio is leaving today but we are staying for a few extra days to soak up a little more sun and relaxation and some one-on-one time. Given that we practice twice a day on these retreats, I bring [...]

  • 2016 Valentine’s Day Partner Workout + My Weekly Workouts

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    Happy Valentine's Day! Last year I shared a Valentine's Day partner workout and I thought it would be fun to put together another one for you this year. I love this partner workout because most of the exercises are interactive and/or hands on. Sweating together is a great way for couples to connect while doing [...]

  • Weekly Workouts + Lots of Strength + A Killer Pulling Workout


    Happy Sunday morning! It's currently snowing in Charlotte. Nothing that's sticking, just big wet flakes that melt the second they hit the ground but it makes for a pretty and cozy morning with a cup of coffee (and some chia pudding!). I'm gearing up for a marathon day of teaching...four classes total today including yoga, [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Treadmill Time + “Add 5 Reps Workout”


    We have officially reached the time of year where I embrace the treadmill. Don't get me wrong, I am NOT complaining about temperatures ranging from the 20s-40s when that's balmy for many of you (and I am fondly remembering all those 70 degree runs I had in November and December). What I do find is [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: End of the 62 Day Challenge + Moving for Energy


    I was feeling the "holiday hangover" something fierce last week. I found myself feeling pretty low on energy, taking more naps than normal and sleeping later than usual. I blame it on the cumulative effects of running around, stress, indulgent foods, parties and more drinking than normal. The weather we've had for the last few [...]

  • Holiday Highs and Lows + Weekly Workouts


    Hi! I don't know about you guys but I'm feeling the holiday hustle in full force. The ratio of "what I hope to achieve and do" versus "what actually happens" is pretty comical right now but I'm just taking it one day at a time. I thought for today's weekly workouts post that I would [...]

  • Weekly Workouts + December Favorites Playlist


    Happy Sunday! I didn't exactly have the most relaxing start to the day. Zoey ate about 15 miniature red velvet cupcakes off the counter on Friday morning (wrapper and all) so her tummy is still paying the price for those two minutes of glory. We were in the shower together at 8 a.m. cleaning up [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Dream Big & Then Go After It!


    Hello. (It's me.) I typed "Hello," looked at it and the song immediately popped in my head. Are we forever ruined on the word hello? Ha. I didn't mean to disappear for 3 days but my Friday and weekend got busy and I know you guys are busy on the weekend too so I figured [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: A Yoga Challenge & Current Focus


    I loved my week of workouts this week! I am participating our annual yoga challenge at the studio so it's been pushing me to get to my mat more and the difference it's making in my body is wonderful. I'm feeling really open and really good. The challenge is 62 practices in 62 days or [...]

  • Weekly Workouts Away: Lots of Running + BodyPump


    I am home in Charlotte after spending the last week in Georgia. I think this was the longest I've been away from Charlotte in almost two years. While I appreciated every second of time being with my family, it was so wonderful to see my girls and get a big hug from my fiance after [...]

  • Dumbbell & TRX Superset Total Body Workout + Weekly Workouts


    I'm excited to have a new total body workout workout to share with you that combines two of my favorite training tools...supersets and the TRX! My clients love the TRX and I also enjoy incorporating it into my own workouts. Last week I put together a total body superset workout (read about supersets and why [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Longest Run of Half Training & Hitting 24 Miles for the Week!


    I'm on a little bit of a high from my runs this week. I hit my highest mileage week of training coming in at 24 miles in just 3 runs. Each run felt so good and strong. There was the rainy 3-miler turned 6-miler on Tuesday. Don't you love those runs where you set out [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Loving the Long Run


    This training cycle I have found that my long runs are my favorite of the week. Since reworking my schedule so that I don't teach early on Saturday or Sunday, I feel like I have all the time in the world to sleep in, have some coffee, get my run in and relax. I usually [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Halfway Through Half Marathon Training


    Happy Sunday! I hope you guys are having a great weekend. I slept in and ate donuts so it's been a pretty magical morning over here. More on that when I post the weekend recap tomorrow. I'm a little over halfway done with my "informal" Thunder Road Half Marathon training. The race is November 14. [...]

  • 25 Minute Clock Workout + Weekly Workouts


    Super quick check in tonight. My weekend has been a sea of boxes, U-Haul Trucks and eating out. The good news? I survived moving. Here are my workouts for the last week. More on the move coming soon in the weekend recap! For now it's a miracle that I got this post up. :P Monday [...]

  • First Half Marathon Training Long Run + Weekly Workouts


    Hi! I hope y'all had a great weekend. I spent my weekend at the beach in Isle of Palms for our Core Desire Yoga retreat. It was such an amazing weekend. Full recap to come tomorrow. Thanks much for your support in my announcement that I'm going to tackle 13.1 yet again. After taking a [...]

  • My Experience at Bar Method Charlotte + Weekly Workouts


    Good morning! There's just nothing like waking up naturally at 7:30 on a sunny Sunday morning, making coffee and relaxing with nowhere to be. Tomorrow's 4:55 a.m. alarm will not be quite as kind! This week's workout recap is going to focus on something you never see around here...Bar Method! Last Tuesday evening I was [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Following the Feel Good


    After last week's declaration that I was recommitting to strength training, I failed to follow through on it this week. To be fair, I did get one bodyweight strength workout and one weights session in but that was the extent of it. I had every intention to keep it going this week but then I [...]

  • Back to Strength Focus + Weekly Workouts


    Happiest of Sundays to everyone! Hope you're having a lovely Labor Day Weekend! Sullie and I hopped in the car and headed down to Georgia to hang out with my grandmother for a few days. Judging from this SnapChat I posted this morning (follow me @JenDeCurtins), I think it's safe to say all parties are [...]

  • Why You Should Sign Up for Yoga Workshops + Weekly Workouts


    Hi everyone. It's been a rainy Sunday here which has been really cozy and good for productivity. For today's fitness-themed post I thought I would talk about why you should sign up for yoga workshops. Oftentimes, students (especially those in their first 1-2 years of practice) don't sign up for workshops because they think they [...]

  • Barry’s Bootcamp Review + Weekly Workouts


    While I was in New York City I had the opportunity to finally check out a Barry's Bootcamp class after hearing about it for years. This trendy workout blends cardio and strength for a killer hour-long workout. I was eager to see what all of the hype was about. You'll find Barry's Bootcamp in big [...]

  • NYC By the Numbers + Weekly Workouts


    It's been quiet over here for the last three days because NYC has taken all of my attention. We haven't stopped moving since we landed on Friday. We have eaten, walked and sight seen our way around this city and I can't wait to share our trip with you. I'll get to that when we [...]

  • Summer of Stairs…And Weekly Workouts


    I make my clients run stairs on the regular because it's really great cardio. It's quick and efficient for getting the heart rate up and a nice change from running and rowing. And I think it's safe to say that most of my clients would pick stairs over burpees. ;) Recently, I've been including more [...]

  • Best Workout Week: Boot Camp, Circuit Classes, Yoga and a 5K!


    I'm super pumped to share this week's workout recap with you because for the entire week I felt motivated and challenged. I got out of my rut this week and actually attended a boot camp, participated in some circuit training classes at the gym and ran a 5K race. I've said this so many times [...]

  • A Total Body Strength Workout & A Cardio CrossFit Workout + Weekly Workout Recap


    Hope everyone has enjoyed the weekend. Rainy weather yesterday brought in some cooler weather. It's currently 79 and low humidity and it's amazing. A welcome change after two weeks of 98-100 degree days. I'm going to head out for a run and soak up the sunshine after I publish this post. Here's my recap of [...]

  • Weekend + Weekly Workouts


    Hope you all had a lovely weekend! Here are a few quick snapshots from mine. (Whoa, hey! Here I am!) I kicked off my Friday evening by meeting a friend to run. We ended up going six miles in 80+ degree weather and humidity so I was a sweaty, red faced mess at the end [...]

  • Running, Weights & Cupcakes


    Hope it's been a great weekend for everyone! It's been a very sweaty weekend over here. I taught two hot yoga classes on Saturday, took a hot yoga class and met a friend for a run with temps in the 80s (I had those lovely salt crystals on my face after the run). And today [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Plank Challenge, CrossFit and Running Pace Variance


    Hi... I didn't forget about you but at least I left you with a really amazing recipe. It's been great to hear that some of you have already tried and loved the pad thai recipe. It's one of my faves! But about the last few days...I led my first Core Desire Yoga weekend intensive with [...]

  • Back to Group Ex, Two New Playlists & Workouts


    Hi! Let's talk about some housekeeping items and then I'll get to TWO new playlists and weekly workouts. 1) Kind Giveaway Winner The winner is #33, Claire. I emailed you! 2) Redirects to the App Store on Mobile OMG. I'm losing my mind. Some of you have shared that you're being redirected to the App [...]

  • Energetic Exchange & Teaching Yoga + Playlist & Workouts


    I don't even know where to begin. This week was exhilarating and exhausting. I taught more yoga classes in a single week than I ever have since I started teaching. In an average week I teach around 10 classes. I would say my sweet spot is 7-8. This week I taught 14. For some of [...]

  • New Playlist + Weekly Workouts


    Hi there. Hope it's been a good weekend. Quick check in with a playlist and this week's workouts. Here is a link to my playlist for the week. I couldn't embed it in the post because it contains some songs that aren't on Spotify. I included them anyway but you'll have to find them elsewhere [...]

  • New Music Sunday + Weekly Workouts


    I hope everyone is having a nice Sunday. It's 34 degrees and raining here but it makes for a cozy, productive day. It was especially nice for teaching hot yoga this morning. I made a new playlist for class. And here is the Spotify link to follow. I am really trying to embrace Spotify to [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Revisiting the Filthy Fifty


    A big thank you to everyone who pre-ordered my book, Ultimate Plank Fitness. I really appreciate all of your kind words and support. Read about how you can pre-order the book in this post. Regarding the giveaway...some of you brought to my attention that it is against FTC regulations to require purchase for a giveaway [...]

  • Lovefest Playlist + Weekly Workouts (With Some BodyPump!)


    Ahh! I've spent the last few hours trying to make sense of the healthcare options available to get coverage before today's open enrollment deadline (way to wait to the last minute...right?). One of the negatives to being self-employed is definitely having to navigate and cover all of this on your own. I feel like there [...]

  • Let’s Talk Bananas + Weekly Workouts


    I came across a super interesting article today about the best time to eat a banana in its ripening process. I was kind of bummed to learn that the riper they are, the better they are for you and the easier they are to digest. If I am eating a banana straight up or sliced [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: When All Else Fails, Run


    Happy Sunday! Zoey and I are SO HAPPY to see the sun after five days of rain and gloom. So happy that y'all loved our little video blog. It was fun to document her in that stage. :) This was not the best week of workouts. I only got one yoga practice and one CrossFit/strength [...]

  • 5 Minute Stability Ball Ab Workout + This Week’s Workouts


    I have a quick but effective ab workout to share with you today. I've been using it with some of my clients for the last couple of weeks as a warm up/core circuit and I've done it myself a few times too. I did it to finish up my workout yesterday and my abs were a little [...]

  • Weekly Workouts: Squat Burpee Ladder Workout


    Welcome to the weekly workout recap. This is the week that squats nearly did me in and running took a back seat to life. First, the squats...I LOVE to squat. It's my #1 favorite exercise of all time and I do them all the time. Last week I took my weekly barbell squat workout to [...]

  • Vacation Week Workouts


    Hi! I'm home! I kind of decided to take a break with the blogging for the last few days of vacation and focus on writing during my limited working hours and soaking up the experience the remainder of the time. There was a moment yesterday where I thought "I could blog or I could take [...]