Fitfluential released a new challenge on their blog today! I am super excited for it. Ready? Here is it… Complete 1000 burpees by the end of February! Yep, 1000! Burpees are a great total body workout. I almost always include Continue reading Get your Burpee on!
Winter weather has definitely been taking it’s toll on my marathon training. It has not been anything close to ideal running weather on my long run days. Winds gusting up to 50 mph and single digit temps; I’ve had to Continue reading Finding Inspiration in Unusual Places
Phoenix marathon training is in full swing. I’m pretty much at the peak of my training schedule through the next few weeks. My schedule has been hectic the past two weeks, making it hard to fit in some of these Continue reading Learning to Let Go
Today I read a friend’s facebook posting about their swimming goal. They talked about how the mind and the body just aren’t connected – yet. We know we are capable of certain things, but our mind sometimes gets in the Continue reading A little speed work and inspiration
When I started running about three years ago, I really thought it was as simple as lacing up a pair of shoes on my feet and heading out the door. Now, countless half marathons, and 10 marathons later, I have Continue reading 5 Running Realities
This last week I received two pretty fantastic emails delivering some great news. I was selected to be an ambassador for two amazing groups, Girls Gone Sporty, and I’m Fit Possible. I am so excited to be a part of Continue reading I’m an Ambassador!
Yesterday I signed up for my first marathon of 2014. With that comes the task of setting my goals for this race. In order to best do this, let’s take a look back at what I accomplished in 2013. So here’s the down Continue reading 2013 Running Recap
Winter running can be a challenge. Here’s my how to guide to getting through the cold months and stay on track running: Layers!!! During the cold months running in the Midwest means piling on the layers. I generally think in Continue reading How I Survive Winter Running
We’ve all heard it – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fact, Nancy Clark MS, RD, says skipping breakfast to save calories is an unsuccessful approach to weight loss. In her Sports Nutrition Guidebook, she goes Continue reading Power Breakfast
The start of a new year often brings about ideas of change. Looking ahead to this new year, I am thinking about what I want to accomplish, where I want to be, what races I want to run, etc. Some Continue reading A New Year, new beginnings