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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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My Passions are So-Called Cults by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The two things I love the most, Teach For America and CrossFit, are often accused of being cults. Apparently I like the taste of Kool-Aid. I am a Teach For America alu ... Read on »
The FitBit Hates on CrossFit by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love my FitBit Flex. It's probably my favorite accessory and I've got an Hermes bracelet so that's saying something. (Yup, I went there.) I wear it everyday and it is a co ... Read on »
CrossFit Verve and a Hike by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was in Denver earlier this month and made it to CrossFit Verve, co-owned by Games Athlete Matt Chan. Fun fact: the first CrossFit Games I watched was in 2012 and I wa ... Read on »
Running in Nanos by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don't recommend it. After my midday track workout yesterday, I went back to work for the rest of the afternoon. Then I asked my mom to drop be off at CrossFit Central LI ... Read on »
Feeling Trapped and Escaping by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I woke up from my nose surgery, I thought I had been buried alive. My eyes were covered, my nostrils were packed, and they had wrapped me in so many blankets that my mo ... Read on »
The Return of the Morning Run by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My friend Matthew deserves a big thank you for motivating me to get out of bed this morning and run a 5K. He has recently committed to adding 3 days of running to his curren ... Read on »
2014 Regional Event 6 at Central LI by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today CrossFit Central LI's WOD was 2014 Regional Event 6 programming. For time: 50-calorie row 50 box jump overs, 24/20 inch 50 deadlifts, 180/125 lb. 50 wall-ball s ... Read on »
Spartan Race: Colorado Military Sprint by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I did my first Spartan Race. The Colorado Military Sprint was held at Fort Carson, about an hour outside of Denver. It was a really well-organized event but it took ... Read on »
Denver Run by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living After an incredible week at Exploring Leadership, I had Friday to explore the city by myself. Tammy and Rachel from CFHK have been on a cross-country road trip and didn't ge ... Read on »
WODs on the Go by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I'm in Colorado for a leadership journey and I have entirely lucked out with my roommate Kristen. She's based out of our San Francisco office and she's a CrossFitter! We ... Read on »
Goonies Never Say Die by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So Saturday morning I woke up at 5:21 AM. That's what I get for being a responsible person and staying in on Friday. I was also still recovering from norovirus, aka the most ... Read on »
CrossFit with Friends: Ryan Kay by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ask the Athlete: Ryan Kay How long have you been doing CrossFit? Just over a year. What affiliate do you call your home box? CrossFit the TAJ in Boston. What is your favo ... Read on »
Early April in Photos by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living April has been pretty dang good to me thus far. Here are some photos that capture why it's been so nice. One day my friend Brittany came to visit me at work and we went to ... Read on »
Affordable Bottoms - Gear Review by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One day I am going to have a closet full of lululemon outfits, including the accessories like this Scuba Hoodie II, which, in my opinion, is the most unnecessary item you co ... Read on »
Post-Rhino Workout by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First off, let me say how thankful I am to be able to move my body. I chose to have an optional surgery that will hopefully improve my quality of life, and I knew going into ... Read on »
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 »