We had a chance to catch up with Fit Radio Dj, Miss M to ask her a few questions about her all-time favorite DJ moments, where she draws inspiration, and her process for creating the perfect Fit Radio mix. (We also learned some interesting things about her along the way…) Here’s what she had to say.
My name is Sophia Perez. When I help my clients, I make sure they download the Fit Radio app. I’m a huge dog lover and I spend most of my time outdoors playing with them. I have 3 dogs who live with me and my husband in Austin, Texas. I’m obsessed with the music scene, laid-back atmosphere, and the amazing running trails near the lake in Austin.
I joined the fitness community about 2 years ago because I was tired of feeling uncomfortable in my own skin. When I reached 193 lbs at 5’4 I knew I needed to do something. I needed a good playlist to help motivate me and had no luck making my own. I came across Fit Radio and my workout didn’t feel like a workout. It was fun!
We had a chance to catch up with Fit Radio DJ, R Harvz to ask him a few questions about his all-time favorite DJ moments, where he draws inspiration, and his process for creating the perfect Fit Radio mix. (We also learned some interesting things about him along the way…) Here’s what he had to say.
Tell us a little about yourself, Cardio Coach Mintz!
Fit Radio #CardioCoach Spotlight – Introducing our newest coach on the app, Corlyn! That would be me! My name is Corlyn, and I’m the Fit Radio Coach throwing in Spanish words here and there during workouts. “Como así!” (See, like this!) I’ve never written a blog (or anything longer than a paragraph since I graduated a couple months back) so I’m really excited to start this and, more importantly, bring you all things fitness.
“I dare them to find the iPod on me,” Richie Sais told the New York Times in 2007 when he was preparing to run the Marine Corps Marathon. USA Track & Field, the national governing body for distance racing, had just decided to ban athletes from using portable music players in order “to ensure safety and to prevent runners from having a competitive edge.” Rais resolved to hide his iPod shuffle under his shirt. Many fellow runners protested the new rule, which remains in effect today in an amended form: It now applies only to people vying for awards and money.
Regular exercise has so many benefits. It can help ward off health problems like heart disease and high blood pressure, boost your mood and relieve stress, increase your energy, and even help you sleep better. What’s not to love?
Experts recommend adults get a minimum of 150 minutes a week (a little more than 20 minutes each day) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity and do strength-training that works the major muscle groups at least two days a week. But there are other ways to boost physical activity outside of your regular workouts and reap additional health benefits. Here are thirteen ways to sneak more exercise into your day.
Quit the cuddling and spend some QT time at the gym instead. “Research shows that 94 percent of couples stick with their fitness programs when they workout together,” says Jari Love, certified personal trainer and fitness DVD star. Here, some moves to try together. More
I started using Fit Radio because I was tired of struggling to build the perfect workout mix on my own week in and week out.
Right now, you’re probably dreaming of hot, steamy summer runs when you can head out the door clad in shorts and a sports bra. The problem: The heat of summer puts added stress on your body. “Don’t expect to run the same ‘fast’ times in 80 to 100-degree temperatures—your rate of perceived exertion will be significantly higher,” warns Marni Sumbal, R.D., owner of TriMarni Coaching and Nutrition.