How This Boxing Studio Co-Founder Fills Her Own Cup

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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. 

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Felicia Alexander is the co-founder of BoxUnion, a boxing studio that pairs beats with punches so that you box to the beat, bringing a whole new challenge to an already tough workout. Today, she’s recommending taking the time to fill your own cup, especially by spending time with yourself in the mornings. We talk about her morning routine, how neither of us is a front-row candidate for any SoulCycle class, and more.

Resources:

  • BoxUnion’s website, where you can find their digital workouts (plus, promo code STAYSTRONG gets you two months after your 14-day trial for just $20)

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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.