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

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

How to Stay Fit Without it Taking Over Your Life

How to Stay Fit Without it Taking Over Your Life

We’ve all been there before, right? Those times when you have great intentions of getting in shape. You start the week with a positive mindset, and decide to make fitness a priority. You are going to get in shape, and stay fit for the rest of your life. Once the week gets going though, you … Read More

What Happened When I Didn’t Workout for 10 Days

What Happened When I Didn’t Workout for 10 Days

I don’t know about you, but I am definitely still recovering from the holidays. The past month has flown by in the blink of an eye. I swear we were just transitioning from Thanksgiving to Christmas, and now all of a sudden it’s 2018! The past 6 weeks have been wonderful. Magical, even. The holidays … Read More

The Best HIIT Moves for Runners

The Best HIIT Moves for Runners

As the year begins, I love sitting down and planning out my races, runs, fitness goals, and workouts for the year. Looking at the big picture really helps me see when there are gaps in my training. It’s easy to tell what months will be running intensive, and which months will need a little beefing … Read More