About Me

What you see is what you get.

Lover of dress up. Eloquent sass mouth.

Music lover. Dog lover. Die-hard San Francisco sports fan. Designer shoe connoisseur. Edgy fashion, makeup, and nail art junkie.

I believe in the power of hard work and mentorship, not handouts. Sarcasm is my gift. I believe a good rye and scotch are the only alcohol worth drinking and are best served neat, only excepted by my signature go-to, the Manhattan. My fur baby boy Melrose is the love of my life!

I’m a certified personal trainer and RRCA certified run coach, and bring over 15 years of racing experience on the track and trails, coached by my ultra-marathoner father. I spent 6 years in the service as a Marine officer, and love incorporating my training into fun and tough workouts for my clients and friends.

When I’m not blogging here, I’m working in tech sales, and writing as a weekly columnist for ClassPass and their super awesome blog. Check back every week for my picks on everything from classes to fitness fashion! I also partner with POPSUGAR Fitness and provide content and sometimes test product.

8 Comments

  1. Blush and Blonde
    March 24, 2014 / 6:56 pm

    Love your blog!!! I also am a runner, huge Giants fan, lived in the Bay for 4 years, AND my fur babies are my obsession. I’ll be following along!

    Jessie at Blush and Blonde

    • March 24, 2014 / 7:01 pm

      Ya Bay Area!! For sure! Can’t wait to delve in and start reading yours!

  2. February 3, 2015 / 10:04 pm

    Hey Mandy,

    I forgot how, but I found you and your blog several months ago on Twitter. I also live in San Francisco, though I’m bordering the suburbs near Daly City (I tell people I live in the Oceanview in SF neighborhood terms). I’m even more excited to follow your site now that I’ve finally settled into a varied and fun fitness routine thanks to ClassPass! For the last few years, I went to the gym, did some home exercises, and went out on runs on-and-off before going to barre classes on a regular basis, and now I’m discovering a lot more fun ways to work out 3-4 times a week thanks to ClassPass. Your blog will be an excellent resource for me for all things fitness and fashion. Keep up the good work! 🙂

    Karen

    • February 3, 2015 / 10:25 pm

      Hey Karen, welcome! Glad to hear you are enjoying the city’s amazing places to workout, there are SO many. I teach at Burn SF, would love to see you in class at our Broadway location which is on ClassPass 🙂

      • February 5, 2015 / 1:12 am

        Cool! I will keep that in mind. Thanks for the reply. Hope to see you there soon!

  3. October 9, 2015 / 3:34 am

    I am David from AIBI marketing team. We are a designer watch company looking for cooperators to promote our brand. Now we are willing to send you our watches for exchange collaboration, and hope you can do a give-away, fashion-show, or review on your social medias. If you are interested, just pick the most favourite one from our website and CONTACT us.

  4. Lucyknobe
    March 4, 2018 / 4:22 pm

    Love Your Blog and Your Amazing Insightfulness from Exercise to Fashion Health and Beauty! YOU ARE AN INSPIRATION TO SO MANY!

  5. Lucyknobe
    March 4, 2018 / 4:24 pm

    CONFIDENCE ROCKS!

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