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Nike Women’s Half Marathon 2014

the race: This year, 25,000 runners hit the streets and hills of San Francisco for the Nike Women’s Half Marathon. The race is known for its hilly terrain, its positive energy, and the Tiffany Necklaces each finisher receives. This year’s course was new (Nike cut out the full marathon and re-designed the course for 2014), and took […] Read more…

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Fit Finds {October 17}

Happy Friday! This afternoon I’m headed to Union Square to check out the Nike Women’s Expo and pick up my bib and gear for race day. Just two more days til 13.1! I’ll be back next Tuesday with a recap of the race, but in the meantime below are some of my favorite reads from […] Read more…

FlipBelt

Six Running Essentials

It’s official: I’m 5 days out from running the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San Francisco! This will be my first “real” half marathon. I say real in quotes because I ran my first one almost 4 years ago, untrained (I actually ended up walking a good 7 miles of it), and in Asics that […] Read more…

Pilates ProWorks Marina

Pilates Pro at Pilates ProWorks Marina

the skinny: Pilates ProWorks is a San Francisco-based Pilates studio with locations in New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, all the way down to Colombia. The studio’s Pilates Pro class is a more amped-up approach to pilates, combining the slow, muscle-building techniques of pilates with bigger, more cardio intense moves on the studio’s patented FitFormer machine. Pilates ProWorks […] Read more…

Runner's World

Fit Finds {October 3}

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed I’m in New York! I took a red-eye Thursday night, and will be working and exploring the city all week. And hopefully getting in a few Central Park runs to train for my upcoming half (Nike Women’s on October 19!), and maybe checking out a […] Read more…

OnBoardSUP Yoga

SUP Yoga at OnBoardSUP

the skinny: OnBoardSUP is a stand-up paddle yoga “studio” ran by Leigh Claxton (who also teaches!). SUP Yoga combines paddle boarding with a traditional yoga class, taught on the water on anchored paddle boards. The classes incorporate balance and stabilizing training as students move through a series of vinyasas on the board. SUP Yoga is […] Read more…

Lombardi Rooftop Yoga

Rooftop Yoga at Lombardi Sports

the skinny: Rooftop Yoga at Lombardi is a weekly class led by Kari Gregg. Held on Lombardi’s roof (or indoors if it’s raining), the class is 60 minutes long and designed for all levels. Kari’s class moves through standing, seated and balancing postures, focusing on building strength, increasing flexibility and promoting an overall feeling of […] Read more…

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Fit Finds {September 19}

Welcome to the first Fit Finds post! These posts will share some of the best workouts, recipes and articles and upcoming Bay Area fitness events. Have a fun workout or recipe you want to share? Or know of a cool event I’m missing out on? Let me know! fit reads Drink Soda? Take 12,000 Steps […] Read more…

BodyRok Marina

Sculpt + Cycle at BodyRok

the skinny: BodyRok is a reformer-based Pilates and cycling studio in the Marina. The studio offers separate 40-minute cycling and reformer classes, and a signature 50-minute Sculpt + Cycle combo class that combines lower-body focused cycling with Sculpt’s core-focused resistance training. Check out the schedule here, and book your classes early – they fill up fast! […] Read more…

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San Francisco Giant Race 2014

the race: If you’re a Giants fan (or a fan of baseball at all), this is the race for you. After running what might be the flattest race course in San Francisco (and one of the prettiest!) runners cross the finish line for this race on the field in AT&T Park, high five Lou Seal, […] Read more…

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