[Listen] Block Time Off On Your Calendar For You—Here’s Why

Welcome to the Daily Distance, a new daily series from the creators of #WeGotGoals. In these short episodes, we’re bringing you one daily goal you can set for yourself during this chaotic time- one actionable thing you can do to move your body, connect with a friend, prioritize your mental health, get some work done, and practice a little bit of self-care. 

Melissa Chordock, President of AKT, comes on the podcast today with one primary tip that’s helping her get her workouts in: blocking off her calendar for her daily workouts *and* getting her team’s buy-in to keep that time sacred. We discuss the virtues of calendar-blocking as well as the importance of changing clothes, their plans to tie-dye, and why the simple act of wearing an extra ring is making Melissa happy.

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About Kristen Geil

A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Kristen moved to Chicago in 2011 and received her MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse from DePaul while trying to maintain her southern accent. Kristen grew up playing sports, and since moving to Chicago, she’s fallen in love with the lakefront running path and the lively group fitness scene. Now, as a currently retired marathoner and sweat junkie, you can usually find her trying new workouts around the city and meticulously crafting Instagram-friendly smoothie bowls. Kristen came on to A Sweat Life full-time in 2018 as Editor-in-Chief, and she spends her days managing writers, building content strategy, and fighting for the Oxford comma.