Most Annoying Workout Award

Hello, you three other hotel gym rats, on this bright spring Sunday afternoon in San Francisco. It is a real honor to be with you today to present a Most Annoying Workout award. One of you has really earned it.  Granted, I was already annoyed going in to today’s workout: …

REVIEW: MILE HIGH RUN CLUB TREADMILL STUDIO

Recently, a friend and I spent our lunch hour blasting through a Dash 28 class at the Flatiron neighborhood’s only dedicated running studio, the Mile High Run Club. For forty-five minutes we were put through the wringer by Corinne, our headset-wearing coach, who kept the encouragement flowing and the music thumping …

A RUNNER WHO SPINS

I’ve been running since high school—when my dad would drag me out of the house in the early hours before school. He practically had to push me around the lake in those early days. “It’s good for you,” he’d say. “It’s too cold/snowy/rainy/early/dark,” I would complain in response. After college, …