Joy is Moving!

I’m moving over to a new site: Workouts With Joy  There will be new free workouts coming this October (starting Mondays on YouTube) to increase energy, blast fat, and reduce stress for all fitness levels. These workouts won’t require much equipment and can be done anywhere.  All videos will be shot outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I’ve started my social feeds…

Fun Runs: Discount Codes for Fall Races in Washington

Fall is the perfect time to do a fun run or two with cooler temperatures and good times! The Women of Wonder 5/10k will be held at Green Lake Park in Seattle on Sept 13th.  I did this one last year and it is so much fun! You can register here and use the code RUNPINOTWOW to receive15% off.…

Rejuvenate!

Rejuvenate:  To feel healthy and energetic or to give new strength or energy to something. Oh man – I can’t tell you how perfect the weather was down at Cannon Beach and Seaside, Oregon this past week.  It was overcast in the mornings (but not freezing), then the weather was gorgeous!  You could actually wear a…

Snow Lake Hike Photos

The Snow Lake Hike is one of the most popular hikes to do in the Seattle area.  My son and I went on Wednesday morning, and by the time we left the lake to head back down (2:30ish), there were tons of people coming to the lake.  It’s about 7 miles round trip, rocky, but moderately easy with the elevation…

Workout on the Mat

Do a full workout on your mat with no other equipment required. Yay! Staggered Arm Plank (targets core): Change up your planks by staggering your arms to challenge your muscles differently. Keep shoulders down away from ears and chest open. Hold 15-60 seconds. You can lower to your knees to change arm position. Bent Arm Bird…

Road Trip Photos

We took a major road trip from Seattle to California to be with the trees. The trip was long, but the giants were worth it! We then went up the 101 to check out the southern coast of Oregon… Then it was over to Crater Lake… This was the bluest lake I have ever seen.…