How Do You Find Gyms While Traveling?

I don’t always get the luxury of having a hotel gym at the ready when traveling. At home, I work at a boutique gym and have a membership at a big box gym with a very strong west coast presence (read: Tough to find anywhere except California, Oregon and Washington). I lucked out when spending…

My Pennsylvania Workouts

Why so quiet? It’s a question us introverts hate, but I’ll admit the blog has been a bit of a ghost town the past few days. I’m in Allentown, Pennsylvania teaching a writing workshop at the International Women’s Writer’s Guild Summer Conference. I’m also staying in a dorm—the kind that didn’t really exist at my…

Bride Got Back (Gains)

My then-fiance, now-husband, sent me this article from Bodybuilding.com while we were planning our traditional Hindu wedding in Mumbai, which was being closely followed by our little American affair. Granted, there’s not much opportunity to show off your gains in Gujarati wedding sarees (that’s right—in the Gujarati tradition, brides were two completely different sarees right…