How to Stay Fit During the Running Off Season

How to Stay Fit During the Running Off Season

As much as I love running, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as the first few days after a race when you are able to take some guilt free rest days. Earning those sedentary days makes them all the more satisfying. After weeks and months of training, lounging on the couch when you would normally be … Read More

Life Lessons Learned from 6 Years of Running

Life Lessons Learned from 6 Years of Running

One of my favorite parts about technology is the fact that it makes our memories so easily accessible. I love to start the day or month scrolling through my picture memories and social media events that took place one year ago, two years ago, even ten years ago! This tradition has reminded me of some … 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

Life Lessons I Learned from Running

Life Lessons I Learned from Running

The beginning of a new training plan always brings ambitious goals and optimistic thoughts about running. There is nothing like the feeling of a fresh new slate, knowing that training can be anything you make of it. As I eagerly crank out my first few weeks of this training plan, the new miles bring upon … Read More

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Winter is undoubtedly the toughest time of year to maintain fitness. Whether or not you live in a cold environment, the increasing darkness is tough. Motivation is significantly harder to come by when it’s dark on your way to work in the mornings, and then dark again when you return. The lengthy darkness certainly does … Read More

When You Have Nothing Left to Give

When You Have Nothing Left to Give

My husband is a high school band teacher, and over the holidays last month he spent some time getting organized for school. He loves reading books about becoming your best self, leadership and changing your mindset. These books have quickly translated over to his lessons for his students, which I think is awesome. There is … Read More