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In Shape Out of Mind

New York, New York
My excessive energy, extreme narcissism, and intense love of neon-colored spandex is both managed and fueled by my addiction to fitness. I push myself to extremes and I push other people's buttons. Obviously I needed my own blog.
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Rhinoplasty Recovery by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Greetings from my sick bed! I considered keeping my recent rhinoplasty to myself and then thought, why bother? It's going to affect my future training for at least 2 months ... Read on »
Atlanta by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living source Tonight I'm heading down to Atlanta to check out apartments. People keep asking me if I have a lot of friends there, and to be honest, I don't. I'm just going to ... Read on »
Throwback Thursday: LifeTime Fitness Visit by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Throwback to the time Christine brought me to Lifetime Fitness as her guest. I met Christine in Yves Maco's kickboxing class at Equinox in the fall of 2010. She was on ... Read on »
14.3 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I missed the 14.3 announcement because GoGo in-flight wireless refused to live stream it for me. That's some malarkey because I really wanted to see Alessandra Pichelli ... Read on »
Feeling Okay by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My trip to LA feels like a year ago instead of just a week. I came back and experienced four different climates, somehow created my own timezone, and learned that someone I ... Read on »
14.2 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm a little tardy with a 14.2 write up, partly because I was traveling and partly because I was unhappy with my score. 14.2 was announced on Thursday, March 6 when Cami ... Read on »
I Was Solid Gold by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I had brunch with the person that I have said made me the person I am today. And after all of these years of crediting him with the nightmare I've become, well, it was ... Read on »
Throwback Thursday: Mister Abs Boot Camp by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Throwback to the time I went to Mister Abs bootcamp. I bought a LifeBooker groupon for Mister Abs', aka Levi James, East River outdoor boot camp last spring and went so ... Read on »
Pink Iron by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Member Kristen, Owner/Coach Holly, Coach Barbell, and me having some fun after class. So this amazing place called Pink Iron exists in real life. It's where Barbie, if ... Read on »
Cave CrossFit by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Greetings from LA! I arrived last night, went to Yogurtland and then watched Sideways with two of my favorite guys in the world. Conked out on the couch and felt spectacular ... Read on »
Frostbite 2014 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Everyone should compete as a team at least once. I had originally signed up to volunteer at Frostbite 2014 to support Denis and Anthony's team, but found out that I was ... Read on »
Fast Recovery by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was back in the box the day after the Caumsett 50K. A 2K row, 50 HSPUs (or pikes of a box in my case), and deload week for the front squat. Never in a million years would ... Read on »
Sunday Funday: 31.2 Miles by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I ran the Caumsett 50K yesterday, again. I know I said I retired from ultra running after Rock the Ridge, but I wanted to see if I could get a sub-5 hour finish. The answer ... Read on »
14.1 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living THE OPEN IS HERE! What is the Open you ask? (I imagine I still have about 6 pre-2013 readers who faithfully check my posts hoping I've given up CrossFit. Sorry, not happen ... Read on »
Throwback Thursday: Home on the Range by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I'm starting a new Throwback Thursday feature to make myself finish and share posts that I have started over the years and never finished. Get excited for some old pics a ... Read on »
CrossFit Steeltown by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I flew to Pittsburgh for work. Once we landed, I picked up my rental car and drove to Target. Then I inhaled a French fry stuffed sandwich at Primanti Bros before ... Read on »
Sunday Funday: AMDAP and Some Soul by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today was a jam packed Sunday Funday. I woke up at 7 AM to bright sunlight and was confused as to why my body felt like I had just run a marathon. Then I remembered that I h ... Read on »
When Hell Freezes Over at Frostbite 2014 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Team "When Hell Freezes Over" came in 9th place out of 21 scaled teams at Frostbit 2014. I love these guys and couldn't ask for better teammates! Thank you to all the coach ... Read on »
Almost Time for Frostbite by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Tomorrow is my first CrossFit competition - Frostbite 2014. I am nervous, anxious, and extremely excited. My bag is packed, my outfit is laid out, and I ate an entire p ... Read on »
Wins and Weaknesses Within the Same WOD by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are days when I see wins and weaknesses within the same WOD, such as this morning at the 5:45 AM class at CrossFit Central LI. I get there just in time for the warm-up ... Read on »