How To Survive Your First Backpacking Adventure

How To Survive Your First Backpacking Adventure By Jackelyn Ho Don’t get me wrong – I’m a huge outdoors lover. I am oddly obsessed with the National Park Service, I love to outdoor rock climb, and I own a trusty 64L backpack that got me through a 2.5 month Southeast Asia trip. Yet for some … Read more

My Audition Video for American Ninja Warrior

My Audition Video for American Ninja Warrior By Jackelyn Ho A few nights ago, Season 8 of American Ninja Warrior premiered. We had just finished filming for the show in April and it was so exciting to see the whole night replay on my television. Unfortunately, they didn’t show my run, but the final takeaway … Read more

Results Are In: I’m Going to Be On American Ninja Warrior

Results Are In: I’m Going to Be On American Ninja Warrior By Jackelyn Ho Ummmm… what?! Yes, you totally read that right. I somehow made it through the tough application process (read: a few month’s work of collecting footage for a submission video and a ton of intense questions) and received a call a few … Read more

Why It’s So Scary to Follow Your Dreams

Why It’s So Scary to Follow Your Dreams By Jackelyn Ho You stand there, watching from outside. Your vision is blurry, most likely from the unclear road ahead. What once seemed to make so much sense is now a dustbowl of questions and doubt. But the thing is, there isn’t that much question. You know exactly what … Read more

I’m Taking Over the ClassPass Snapchat TOMORROW!

I’m Taking Over the ClassPass Snapchat TOMORROW! By Jackelyn Ho We are exactly two weeks out from the Nike Women’s Half Marathon and I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I am actually very excited. The past few months have been a roller coaster of training and I will admit, I didn’t follow my prescribed training plan … Read more

My Very First Cross-Training Event with #ClassPassRunner

My Very First Cross-Training Event with #ClassPassRunner By Jackelyn Ho When ClassPass reached out and wanted to help me prepare for this year’s Nike Women’s Half Marathon, I wasn’t even sure that I wanted to run again, but I was definitely persuaded. Why? Because a few years back, I lost my love for running and … Read more

My Quest to Promote Positive Body Image Continues: NYC Edition

My Quest to Promote Positive Body Image Continues: NYC Edition By Jackelyn Ho This weekend, I am going to be part of an event that I so strongly believe in. If you are in the New York City area, I hope you can join the fun! As a group fitness instructor and someone who founded … Read more