Work It Out Hoboken

by Jillian on June 14, 2013 · 4 comments

A few weeks ago, I was invited by Lisa to attend a class of my choice at Work It Out, a fitness class-based studio in Hoboken. I had seen some tweets about it and was definitely interested so I accepted immediantely. After searching through the classes and asking Lisa for her opinion, I decided on […]


Overestimating the Burn + You Asked

by Jillian on February 6, 2013 · 2 comments

Well, let’s just say I definitely overestimated the calories I burned at hot power yoga. I didn’t feel like staying after work to use the gym, so at one point during the day I researched yoga places located between work and home and ended up buying a $50 unlimited monthly pass special for first time members. My […]


I’ve taken a decent amount of group fitness classes in my life, from yoga to bootcamp to TRX. Whether it’s a strength, cardio, or flexibility class, there are a few things you should think about before going in. In starting my bootcamp class last week, I got to thinking about some important things. Being a […]


Vacation Prep Day

by Jillian on July 5, 2012 · 15 comments

I cheated on my half marathon training plan. Well, not really. Today was supposed to be a rest day and tomorrow I’m scheduled for 30 minutes of cross training. I work a double tomorrow, so I decided to switch it to today. I needed to fit a leg lifting day in this week, so today […]


5 Mile Progressive Run

by Jillian on June 20, 2012 · 5 comments

Hopefully someday I’ll stop being lazy and start taking pictures with my regular camera instead of my iPhone. Ever since I hopped on the Instagram train, I’ve been using my phone as my main photo source. By the way, if you’re not following me already, my name on Instagram is @jillianleo. Speaking of Instagram pictures…. […]


Unilateral & Bilateral Movement Workout

by Jillian on June 6, 2012 · 9 comments

This morning was upper body & arm day for me! I read recently about the importance of incorporating unilateral (one side) and bilateral (both sides) movements into your workouts. Training both ways helps with possible weaknesses and imbalances on either side. For instance, maybe while you are doing seated cable rows, one side is actually […]