• Lift,  Travel

    Como os Cariocas: Fitness in Rio

    There’s a whole book about the culture of body and body image in Rio de Janeiro. Though, in my opinion, you could probably fill a whole library on the topic. Blame it on the heat, but Rio is an incredibly body-conscious culture.

  • Travel

    What I Pack

    I travel quite a bit, both personally and for work. Next week, I’ll be heading all the way to Kobe, Japan for a conference for just under two weeks. I’m also prepping for a competition and, at the very last minute, decided to sign up for the 2019 Crossfit Open.

  • Travel

    On the Road: Staying Healthy While Traveling

    There’s little as exciting as pulling out your suitcase and beginning to pack for a new adventure. No matter how many times I do it, I love the feeling of pulling up to the airport, baggage in tow, getting ready to explore a new city or place. It’s the wide-open sensation of possibility.

  • Learn,  Spiritual

    Let It Soften Us

    – Pema Chödrön Last week, I was chatting with a friend of my mom’s about her experience moving to the United States from Germany, while she picked my brain about my time in Brazil.