Nine tips for new parents are actually lessons I learned in basic training

After my daughter was born, I didn’t sleep much. I thought to myself, when was the last time I had this little sleep? Basic training, of course. As I thought about it further, there are a lot of comparisons between basic training and being a parent to a newborn or infant. Here are nine tipsContinue reading “Nine tips for new parents are actually lessons I learned in basic training”

The irony of cycle class playlists: Misogyny and racial epithets in a room full of white women

What I write below is from my perspective: a 35-year old white male born in America. But here it goes… I enjoy cycle classes most of the time, though my excitement about them has waned in the last year or so (I’ve been much more into yoga). The classes are like attending a concert, danceContinue reading “The irony of cycle class playlists: Misogyny and racial epithets in a room full of white women”

A Review of Cyclebar: Ride with Lexi and You’ll Be Hooked

Following my review of SoulCycle, I was asked to review some of the other exercise studios I’ve visited in the District, and having just taken a 45-minute class at Cyclebar yesterday, August 21st, it seemed fitting to write about my experiences there. I’ve been going to Cyclebar on Delaware Ave (NoMa) since February, when I decidedContinue reading “A Review of Cyclebar: Ride with Lexi and You’ll Be Hooked”