What’s “better?”

Live by your standards | Lagniappe Fitness

I’ve been thinking and talking a lot lately about how my goals this year have changed.  My fitness lifestyle has shifted, and I have struggled a smidge to find my place and passion again.  Through all of it, the biggest thing I have come to realize is that I was getting caught up in being […]

#1 Tip to Master the Pull-Up

pull up

The pull-up. Ah, one of life’s most mystifying exercises.  Some dudes can do 25 in a row – I’m talking strict.  Some guys can put a 45 pound plate around their waist and bang out ten.  Some very muscled males can do one, if any.  When it comes to the fairer sex, there are some […]

Running Safety

Running Safety Lagniappe Fitness

I typically run alone.  I love running alone!  It’s one of the big reasons I love running so much – I get to spend a little one-on-one time with myself.  However, running solo has proved to be a little nerve-wracking at times, especially having moved to a city.  (And a pretty crime-ridden one, at that.)  […]

5 Tips to Run Consistently

5 Tips to Run Consistently

This winter season has been especially tough for runners.  I feel like we’re all in a big slump.  Don’t want to go outside in the freezing temperatures, don’t want to hit the treadmill again.  Honestly, it can be hard to stay consistent with running any time of the year.  Lest we all forget, it will […]

What is Lagniappe?

Lagniappe Fitness

Hi!  Welcome to the Lagniappe Blog!  Welcome to my site!  Welcome to my little world of fitness!  (Yes, I really am that happy most of the time!) So I wanted to take a quick minute or two to explain this Lagniappe business.  How do you even say that?  And what does it mean?!?  Well… Lagniappe: […]