Episode 29: E-Bikes: The ‘E’ Stands for ‘Excellent,’ ‘Exhilarating,’ and … Uh, ‘E-Awesome’

You didn’t really think you were gonna get away with just one episode about bikes, one of Hillary’s favorite topics, did you? No, no, friendly listening reader. Face it, if AJ and Hillary are essentially gonna provide you this high-quality, hilarious content for free, well, you’re just going to have to tolerate us talking aboutContinue reading “Episode 29: E-Bikes: The ‘E’ Stands for ‘Excellent,’ ‘Exhilarating,’ and … Uh, ‘E-Awesome’”

Episode 28: ‘Let’s Try Rugby,’ She Said, ‘It’ll Be Fun,’ She Said

Yes, that’s correct: Once upon a time, AJ and Hillary decided to try rugby. What? Why are you making that skeptical “shut the front door” face? Hey! AJ and Hillary can be hardcore! Sometimes! In short bursts! If there are snacks later! But yes, for a brief, glorious(?) moment in time, AJ and Hillary decidedContinue reading “Episode 28: ‘Let’s Try Rugby,’ She Said, ‘It’ll Be Fun,’ She Said”

Episode 24: Streaming Fitness: Choosing a Home Workout Option Can Be … Well, A Workout

Streaming fitness, where you can participate in a workout from the comfort of your home, certainly isn’t new. But the plethora of sites proliferating workouts and classes all over the interwebs … well, there are new options. Lots of options. So. Many. Options.  So, with all the workout goodness to choose from, how do youContinue reading “Episode 24: Streaming Fitness: Choosing a Home Workout Option Can Be … Well, A Workout”

Episode 21: Hells (Kettle)bells: How One Piece of Exercise Equipment Packs All the Punches

Hells (kettle)bells Hells (kettle)bells, you got me swinging Hells (kettle)bells, my heart rate’s high Hells (kettle)bells Oh, come on! It’s been for-eh-ver since we started a blog post with song lyrics. So, as usual, apologies to AC/DC for bastardizing their hit, and the rest of you are welcome for the earworm. Anyhoo, much has alreadyContinue reading “Episode 21: Hells (Kettle)bells: How One Piece of Exercise Equipment Packs All the Punches”

Working Out in a Winter Wonderland

NOTE: The accompanying podcast will drop a day earlier than usual, so watch for it on Wednesday, Nov. 25. That way, you can be on the lookout for all the Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals on the gear we mentioned because you know you’re gonna wanna do alllllll the winter activities.  It seems thatContinue reading “Working Out in a Winter Wonderland”

Episode 10: Walk It Off or Walk On? Whatever You Do, Just Walk This Way

Is there a less sexy exercise than walking? Sure, it’s got health benefits galore. But its appeal factor is somewhere between “limp, two-week-old broccoli” and “watching golf on TV.” You’re likely not going to get “shredded” by walking, though your legs might get toned. If you want a heckin’ calorie burn, you’re gonna need toContinue reading “Episode 10: Walk It Off or Walk On? Whatever You Do, Just Walk This Way”

You HIIT that Workout, and You HIIT It Hard!

“HIIT me with your best shot! Come on and HIIT me with your best shot. HIIT me with your best shot! Fire away!” Are all of these blog posts going to start with very obvious song lyrics? Probably. Do you know how hard it is to come up with an original intro every. single. time?Continue reading “You HIIT that Workout, and You HIIT It Hard!”

Episode 5: Do You Even Ride, Bro? Or How to Live Your Best Two-Wheeled Life

BIKES!!!1 To understand that reference and why Hillary kept saying it over and over again on the podcast, you have to watch this clip of Tom Segura. No, go ahead, do it now. We’ll wait.  … You’re welcome. We’re living in the age of the bike, man. There are bikes at pretty much every priceContinue reading “Episode 5: Do You Even Ride, Bro? Or How to Live Your Best Two-Wheeled Life”

Episode 4: Working Out During a Pandemic When the Siren Song of Your Couch Is Oh-So Strong

“It’s the end of the world as we know it … and I feel fiiiiiiiiine.” Or maybe you don’t echo R.E.M.’s sentiments (regardless, you’re welcome for that earworm), and the pandemic and subsequent quarantine have got you a little down and a little off your game.  Well, that’s pretty much to be expected, no? AfterContinue reading “Episode 4: Working Out During a Pandemic When the Siren Song of Your Couch Is Oh-So Strong”