Rock ‘N’ Roll New Orleans

By:  Sam@Empire I did it. I ran my first Marathon. 26.2 Miles. Crazy right? Earlier this month I met up with Kat (whom I ran with last year in DC) and decided that I wanted to make Rock ‘N’ Roll New Orleans the destination of my first marathon! No it’s not as glamorous as the…

Her Expedition

by: aiko@empire People have been asking about my fitness journey. How did I get so toned? How can you lift that? What made you get into fitness? Everyone has a story..  Well here’s a little gist of my journey.. Bad and the Good. Here’s my story… Growing up my mom raised me to stay busy….

Full Range of Things

-by: aiko@empire Getting into shape such as diets and exercise tend to be the main focus of a fit lifestyle.. We always want the quickest ways to lose fat, look tone, and have a peach booty.  We do short term. Following interesting fab diets to hitting a PR in squats can be a distraction to…

ALL Of Her

-BY: AIKO@EMPIRE- “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” The Three Wins!  What? Why? Who? What makes YOU happy and excited? For myself, it’s the journey of being the absolutely best I can be. Mind, Body, and Soul. Waking up 4AM to start my day with a simple stretch…..

Run the Empire

– Sam@Empire – This past Sunday we were blessed with a beautiful bright and crispy November morning for our Run The Empire 5k! Almost 20 Runners including myself and Chris@empire showed up for our meet up at Road Runner Sports, Berkley, to take on the Ohlone trail course! A few participants have already completed their…

Run the Empire!

Come run with us for Empire in the Air’s 2nd 5k fundraiser!! Proceeds of this event will go to Project PEARLS’ Christmas Program where registration fees will “adopt” a Project PEARLS family by providing groceries for their holiday meals and Christmas gifts for their children. REGISTER HERE! To learn more about Project PEARLS, please visit…

Be True Run with NRC SF

Last week Nike San Francisco celebrated Pride Week with its annual Be True Run. The Be True campaign is inspired by the LGBTQ community and belief in diversity moving the world forward. What better way to show our support by putting our colorful feet forward and running hilly SF? Athletes gathered at 6:34PM on the…

My Top 5 Running Spots

As summer is approaching and you’re procrastinating to get that summer body you’re still thinking about working towards, why not take the opportunity to take yourself outdoors and enjoy the sun? Here’s a list of my top 5 training spots that I hit multiple times a year when I’m in half marathon training mode: Lake Chabot,…

TSP 3.0

Interview with Jr from running The Speed Project 3.0

Rock n Roll DC

– by Sam@Empire- I can’t believe this weekend went by so quick, but I’m glad to be back in the cozy Bay Area, avoiding the snow storms that are now blizzarding the east coast. Last weekend, my high school sis, Kat and I met up in DC to run the Rock’n Roll Half marathon! She…

Start Running S.M.A.R.T.

– by Sam@Empire – Those that are new to fitness, or in this case, want to start running , welcome! I actually didn’t start running more seriously till after high school. I was in band for 4 years and enjoyed not having to have P.E. I was eager to start running for personal fitness, but…

Runderlust

– by Sam@Empire – “If you have a body, you’re an athlete…” – Bill Bowerman New year, new fitness goals? I think the majority of our world can agree to that. How many of you are still going strong on new year’s resolutions two weeks in? This is Sam@empire introducing to you my world of…