With Grandma’s Marathon a week away (!!!), I have turned to packing to keep my nerves at bay (and rhyming apparently). Having only done two marathons, I am definitely no expert, but I hope my personal list can help you as you prepare for your race. Whether you’re running in your hometown, road-tripping a couple […]Read More Marathon Packing List
It looks like a cross between a treadmill and a tank… and it’s called a Woodway. Have you seen one at your gym? Chances are if you have, you haven’t used it. It’s easy to get stuck in a routine of our normal exercise machines and not venture out to try new things. Trust me, […]Read More Goodbye Treadmill, Hello Woodway
It’s already March, there’s only 3 girls left on The Bachelor and can someone please tell me where the time is going?? There’s nothing like a wake up call to live in the present when you look back on the last 2 months- well, the last 8 months really- and wonder where the time went. […]Read More Friday Favorites
Anyone training for a marathon knows that when the days start to get shorter, your runs start to get longer… and longer (and longer). Whether you are a brand new runner, somewhat new to running, or a pro, these tips will help you through this challenging time! Wear the right shoe. Well, wear both the right and […]Read More Shorter Days and Longer Runs
It’s hard, it makes us get out of our cozy beds in the morning, and it hurts– but despite all that, so many people run. Some people might run to lose weight, to train for a race, to spend time with a friend, or to get fit for free. These all are all great reasons, but this past year, […]Read More Why Run?
One day it’s 30 degrees and snowing, the next day it’s sunny and 65. With such inconsistent weather, it can be tempting to call it quits on running outside. I have good news for you – you don’t have to step on that treadmill quite yet. Knowing what to wear in different temperatures will make it […]Read More How to Dress for Running Outside
Did I say hell? I meant hill… but it’s pretty much the same thing right?? When I started my marathon training in Illinois, I was on pace to run 8:40 min/mile pace for the Marine Corps Marathon. I was in for a very rude awakening, however, when we moved out East. There are hills EVERYWHERE. […]Read More Hell Workouts