2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to wear to workout in front of coworkers — but you may also want to check out some of our other office-to-gym issues, including our recent post on gym near the office etiquette. Reader M has an interesting question that brings us back to that … Read More about What to Wear to Workout – In Front of Coworkers
The Working Girl's Guide to Exercise When You're Crazy Busy
Looking for our best tips on how to fit exercise into a busy life? Everything we've discussed is here, including our best tips on streaming workouts to do at home or the office, how to fit a lunch workout into your workday, etiquette tips for the office gym (including what to wear to work out in front of coworkers!), and how to hire a personal trainer.
Lunchtime Body Blitz Workout
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about The Lunchtime Body Blitz Workout, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on exercise. Today’s guest post is by Lindsay Vastola, CFT (pictured), who has a cool new blog we just found for women executives: Be a Boardroom Babe. … Read More about Lunchtime Body Blitz Workout
Coffee Break: RoadID WristID Elite
I know that many readers of this blog are outdoor exercisers — runners, bikers, and walkers. If you’re like me, you worry about things from a safety perspective. (Warning: morbid thoughts comin’ up.) On the one hand, you want your ID on you in case you’re hit by a car or otherwise incapacitated — but … Read More about Coffee Break: RoadID WristID Elite
Summer Workouts for Busy Women
2020 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about summer workouts for busy women, check out some of our other more recent posts on exercise and busy women, including our roundup of the best streaming workouts to do at home . Here in NYC it’s one of those “102 degrees, feels like 107” kind … Read More about Summer Workouts for Busy Women
Toning Shoes at the Office – Yay or Nay?
Reader and blogger Siouxsie Law wrote in with a suggestion for a poll about Shape-Up Shoes — as she wrote about the topic here, these things supposedly a) help you exercise muscles you wouldn’t normally, giving you a great lower body, and b) they help your posture by engaging your core. But… are they professional? … Read More about Toning Shoes at the Office – Yay or Nay?
Open Thread: Ways to Relax?
Today’s reader mail is asking for an open thread discussing relaxation techniques… so let’s discuss! What are your favorite ways to relax? It would be fun to see an open thread discussing what readers do to relax/pamper themselves. I just bought the Discovery Channel “Planet Earth” series, for example, because it was on sale and … Read More about Open Thread: Ways to Relax?
Mid-Day Workouts: Yea or Nay?
Is it acceptable to sneak in a mid-day workout? How can it be accomplished with style and grace?
Looking for the 25th Hour? Our Top Time-Saving Strategies
Days at the office can be incredibly long — made only longer by the fact that there are still chores, errands, and other life issues to be dealt with. We thought we’d start an open thread by listing some of the things that we do to save time on life tasks, and then see what … Read More about Looking for the 25th Hour? Our Top Time-Saving Strategies
Reader Mail: When Should I Give Up and Buy a Larger Wardrobe?
We’re curious what the readers have to say about today’s reader mail: This is embarrassing, but I’ve been fighting a losing battle with my weight for a while now. Before the holidays, I had about a week and a half”s worth of clothes that still fit. After the holidays I’m now down to a few … Read More about Reader Mail: When Should I Give Up and Buy a Larger Wardrobe?
Resolutions Series: How to Rev Up Your Workout Routine
This is the first in a series on New Year’s resolutions. We plan to do one on eating less and another on spending less — let us know if you’ve got a resolution you’d like us to cover. Over the years, we’ve made far too many resolutions — some were successful and some were not. … Read More about Resolutions Series: How to Rev Up Your Workout Routine
Poll Results! How to handle workouts near the office
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion on how to handle workouts near the office — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent updates on office to gym issues, including gym near the office etiquette. So, a week ago we asked WHEN you change into things … Read More about Poll Results! How to handle workouts near the office
Polls: Handling Workouts Near the Office
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on handling workouts near the office — but you may also want to check out some of our other office-to-gym issues, including our post on gym near the office etiquette. OK! We have no real idea what the answer might be here, so we’re particularly curious to … Read More about Polls: Handling Workouts Near the Office