Be-You-Tifully Fit: In the wake of a relapse.

Over the last couple month of 2017, I had given up. I admit it. I wish I could pinpoint what it was that did it, but I cannot. Life was as it normally was in our household. The only new stressors were the CPT test and my husband’s college studies. And since summer running with […]

Testing out a new playlist

How do you find a new playlist to run to?  Do you let your music randomly go by playing a station or do you make a playlist?  I am trying to narrow down my half marathon playlist for this spring’s half marathon and I have been switching it all up and relying on Spotify.  Has anyone used […]

Lazy Girl Challenge Part Deux

FOUR YEARS!?!!?  Why has it been 4 years before having another round of lazy girl challenge??? Here it is. I challenge you for ONE week to follow this routine with NO excuses. Laundry legs – Squat each basket of laundry every time you pick it up 20 times. Coffee creamer curls – That’s right…make a […]

Fit Foodie: Macros…does it fit you?

After helping friends with their nutrition setup,  I realized that a lot of people may not get macros… and why would they?  It is an easy subject to understand once someone breaks it down for you but it is all too quickly dropped into the same thought as calorie counting or labeled as a fad […]

Random Running Tips

Random Running Tips… Don’t fight the wind Wear good shoes that you were fitted for  (bigger and wider than normal shoes to compensate for swelling) Relax – stay loose during the run If you’re hungry, eat.  Don’t wait! Run against traffic Warm up then stretch There’s no such thing as junk miles Even if you […]

Outdoor Running

Lately, I have been obsessively copying over my notes that I have collected over the last years into one book.  One huge book o’ fitness.  It’s actually rather funny how crazy I was to read everything and anything that I could get my hands on.  I had some serious passion in that research of overpronation, running […]

My Runner’s Fuel

When it comes to fueling for runs, I have had a horrible bout of experimentation.  There have been times that I had to stop mid-run and doubled over.  This is not necessarily an uncommon occurrence for runners.  It is really just trial and error as well as knowing your body. Before What works best for me […]