I Quit Sugar for 40 Days | My Foolproof Plan to Give Up Sugar

I Quit Sugar for 40 Days | My Foolproof Plan to Give Up Sugar

45 days ago, I was determined to make the most out of the upcoming season of Lent by sacrificing something which would be challenging to me. I sat down, made a list of everything that would be hard for me to give up, and was not surprised by the answer that topped my list: sugar. … Read More

7 Ways to Bring Spring Running to the Next Level

7 Ways to Bring Spring Running to the Next Level

There is nothing more refreshing than the first time you see blue skies after what feels like an endless winter. Or returning from work to find the sun still shining and hours of daylight left in the day. Spring running season always feels like a fresh start after a seemingly endless winter. After months spent … Read More

Healthy Snack Ideas to Avoid Sugar Cravings

Healthy Snack Ideas to Avoid Sugar Cravings

21 days ago, I decided to put my excuses aside and face my biggest addiction by giving up sweets for 40 days. This decision coincided with the beginning of Lent, which is a season of sacrifice. I could think of no better way to prove my dedication than by sacrificing something that has been my … Read More

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

As the mileage increases each week during my 25k training plan, the rest day at the end of the week becomes more and more exciting. When training began, I had to rearrange a lot of runs due to a big snow storm and found myself completing much less intense cross training workouts. My legs didn’t … Read More

10 Healthy Habits to Help You Stay Fit Year Round

10 Healthy Habits to Help You Stay Fit Year Round

Whenever I comeback to running after taking some time off, it becomes painfully obvious to me whether or not I stayed fit during the off season. More often than not, running less mileage also means shorter workouts and less hours spent sweating each week. By the time a new training plan is about to begin, … Read More

The Surprisingly Easy Way to Drink More Water

The Surprisingly Easy Way to Drink More Water

When the cold weather brings out plenty of germs and a fresh batch of the flu, I find myself constantly evaluating my health. When it seems like you encounter someone that is feeling miserable everywhere you go, I am extra motivated to keep myself healthy. Waking up in the morning and discovering that you have … Read More