#157 Gym Anxiety

Lots of people feel anxious about going to the gym. What if I’m not wearing the right clothes? What if I don’t know how to do an exercise right and people notice? WHAT IF SOMEONE TALKS TO ME? Daphnie walks us through some common anxieties to help us find a gym life that feels comfortable and safe. Exercise is meant to lower your stress, not increase it!

Links in this episode: Our episodes on Form and Wellness for Every Body, Cute gear from Athleta and Girlfriend Collective, Joanna’s favorite workout capris under $30



#118 The Just One More Fitness Test

This President’s Day has us thinking about the Presidential Fitness Test. Do you have terrible memories of trying to do a “flexed arm hang” in front of all of your 7th grade classmates? We do! So we’re scrapping the old test and suggesting a handful of better ways to track your fitness progress. It’s the Just One More Fitness Test! Plus, Daphnie answers a listener question about how to balance evening workouts and trying not to eat late.

Links in this episode: Presidential Youth Fitness Program, Runkeeper, Map My Run, Fitbit Alta HR, Fitbit Charge 2Garmin vívosmart HR under $80Garmin vívoactive HR with GPS

#022RR Winter Workouts

It feels harder to work out in the winter. It’s cold (duh), it gets dark early, and no one can see your body under all those sweaters anyway. But in the quest for #NoWinterLayer, Daphnie has some suggestions for how to make the most of winter workouts. We talk about how to create an at-home workout, how to make the dreadmill your friend, and what the heck broomball is. Plus, we discuss dessert in “What Your Trainer Eats”.

Links in this episode: Fitness BlenderYoga with AdrienePopSugar WorkoutsMen’s Health VideosFace maskWall-E Clip that Joanna mentionsUnder Armour ColdGear

#077 Half Marathons

Half marathons: so hot right now! It’s not just you; more people really are running halfs these days. Think you might want to lace up your sneaks? Daphnie has trained over 1,000 people for half marathons, and in this episode she gives us an overview of her most important tips, from what to wear to how to keep yourself from getting injured. Plus, Daph answers a Listener Question about how to handle high altitudes.

Links: Find Half Marathons across the country, Three charity teams we mention (Team in Training, Team Challenge, Team Interactive), Team Challenge Head Coach Dave McGovern, Balega running socks, Feetures! running socksMoving Comfort sports bras, Spibelt, Clip on running water bottle, Map My Run, Our injury prevention episode, Our winter workouts episode

#057 Multi-Marathoner Dana Krashin

To celebrate the New York City Marathon on Sunday Nov. 6, we’re joined by multi-marathoner Dana Krashin! Her story takes her from watching the Boston Marathon with her family every year at mile 8.4 to running her first marathon in Boston in 2013, a marathon that we know was unlike any other. Dana’s positivity and love of running will almost convince you that running 26.2 miles sounds fun! Plus, we talk about what gear has stood the test of 9 marathons in “Dana’s Gear Corner”.

Links: Dana's Facebook, Team Hoyt, New York Road Runners, NYC MarathonMighty MilersCouch to 5K. Gear: Amphipod AirFlow Lite fanny pack, Sparkly Soul headbands, Feetures! socks, Garmin GPS watch

#022 Winter Workouts

It feels harder to work out in the winter. It’s cold (duh), it gets dark early, and no one can see your body under all those sweaters anyway. But in the quest for #NoWinterLayer, Daphnie has some suggestions for how to make the most of winter workouts. We talk about how to create an at-home workout, how to make the dreadmill your friend, and what the heck broomball is. Plus, we discuss dessert in What Your Trainer Eats.

Links in this episode: Fitness Blender, Yoga with Adriene, PopSugar Workouts, Men’s Health Videos, Face maskWall-E Clip that Joanna mentions, Under Armour ColdGear