You Could Have FUELED Me!

By: Janine Serio


Life is a journey; one that is neither linear or predictable. If you had asked me 4 years ago that I would be getting my feet wet (again) in the “marathon pool,” I probably would have laughed. You see, in October 2012, I crossed the finish line of the Marine Corps Marathon – tired, defeated, and physically, emotionally, & mentally drained. I had completed 3 full marathons, with some half marathons intermixed, over the span of 2 years. Between juggling my work schedule, training, and instructing numerous group fitness classes, my body starting pushing back. Needless to say, I was over-trained, puffy, bloated, and just plain exhausted.  Continue reading

It’s “BANDemonium,” We Tell Ya!

By: Janine Serio


It’s Wednesday…and you know what that means!? Time for another FREE “Nutty 4 March Madness” workout! This week, we take your “A-Game” to the next level with a 20 minute, FULL BODY, fat-blasting workout that can be done anywhere, anytime with one of our favorite pieces of fitness equipment right now…the RESISTANCE BAND! With just this ONE piece of equipment, you have a TOTAL BODY sculpting, toning, and fat-burning routine ready to go! Continue reading

“Go Fast Enough to Get There, But Slow Enough to See…”

By: Daria Shaw


The thirst you feel in your throat and lungs will be gone minutes after the race is over. The pain in your legs within days, but the glory of your finish will last FOREVER!

T-minus 5 days until the BIG EVENT! Here I am, in my second running challenge in the past 4 months, with a much different mental prowess.  In my last event, the Across the Bay 10K in November, I concerned myself less about my time and more about visualization. With my 13.1 mile debut this coming Saturday, my focus and emphasis has been on nutrition, sleep, and workouts (and not necessarily in that order). Continue reading