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15 Finds for 2015

Sometimes small things make a big difference: A word of encouragement at a low moment. A great meal. A meaningful glance.The perfect pair of workout tights. A healthy snack. A product that somehow elevates an otherwise average experience. Because I can’t give you meaningful glances over the internet, I decided to make you a list of a […]

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How to Tame Big Tatas

Editor’s note: One of the first posts I ever wrote for this site was called “How to Get Bigger Boobs,” where I reviewed several sports bras that enhance one’s (OK, my) “barely B cup” status. I got quite a few comments from women thanking me for the recommendations, and also some comments from those bestowed with large breasts, […]

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The Year of the Jelly Bean

“Nothing happens until something moves.” -Albert Einstein Those words are plastered across the wall at The Movement Minneapolis, and they serve as a reminder to those of us who train there that movement is the key. Not necessarily even just physically — taking action and breaking out of mental and emotional ruts is just as […]

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The Clean Makeup Makeover

For years, I’ve been mindful about what I put in my body (namely, quality food and drink), and in many cases, on my body (nontoxic moisturizer, sunscreen, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant and even lube — although I suppose that last one qualifies more as in). But, there are a few areas where I’ve been reluctant to make […]

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Lift Weights Faster

In a “Faces of MN” video interview I did last July, the interviewer, Joel Carlson, asked what I did for exercise. I explained I lifted weights, and how often the follow-up question is, “Yeah, but what do you do for cardio?” My answer is always, always, always, “I lift weights faster.” Anyone who’s ever completed a 5-minute […]

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He Said, She Said: Reviews of the Live Well 360 Luxx and Core Bags

Jen’s Review: I was standing in the gym at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Cali. It was the first time I’d been back since I was an athlete training with the U.S. rugby team a number of years prior. This time, I was there to watch the current team lift, practice, analyze game […]

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