Black Gold: gotta love spin bikes, black women and KTX Fitness!

The names Keith Thompson and KTX may not mean much to you, but chances are you’d recognize the video from Facebook or YouTube if I showed it to you. It’s the one with that super hype black instructor who leads those funky cycling classes, with dance choreography and rows of black women spinning in unison. Continue reading Black Gold: gotta love spin bikes, black women and KTX Fitness!

Swapping Secrets

When I left for the Vicky and Robin’s event, it was a gorgeous Saturday afternoon. Families strolled the store-lined streets in long sleeves and sunglasses. I on the other hand, lugged an old suitcase packed with summer wear circa 2014 onto the empty 504 streetcar. It seemed almost ungodly to spend the first beautiful day of the season in a church basement. Nevertheless, spring was here, I wanted new clothes, and this was the prudent way to do it. Continue reading Swapping Secrets

Lose The Bounce – Part 1

There I was, chest high, shoulders back and quads on fire, during a charity cycling class. The sound of heavy electronic beats mixed with ‘eighties’ melodies permeated the air and drowned out my thoughts as I pressed my heels through the pedals, matching my cadence to the upbeat tempo. Then it happened. I glanced up mid-sprint and caught the reflection of my floppy girls tossing about just below the neckline of my low cut Lole top. Ugh, seriously? Continue reading Lose The Bounce – Part 1