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 […]

Closing Out 2017 Monthly Challenge

  One of the greatest ways to keep going through the holidays is through mini goals.  I think the holidays and fitness seem like two subjects that get separated often.  They do not have to be though!  A little bit each day and mentally you know that you have held strong with putting in an […]

Motivation Helpers

Sticking to a program or journey is HARD!  There’s no instant gratification.  There’s no one standing there to give you a medal when you step on the scale.  There’s no celebration unless you do it for yourself!  Over the course of the last five years, I have done a handful of things to increase my motivation. […]

My playlist of all playlists

This playlist…  Wait.  First of all, I do not claim that this is the playlist of all playlist just for a cute name.  This is my first race season playlist.  It’s sacred to me in all of my superstitiousness.  I do not even know how this playlist actually came together.  The miles logged during these […]

A girl & her planner: Fitness Planner Insert!

Crazy excited to release this!!!  As you may remember from previous posts, I am a planner lover.  I love paper (especially grid), pens and PLANNING!  My planner is an adult version of my childhood sticker book and I love it.  It makes me feel better dealing with the crazy that is life. In preparation for […]