Running Safety Tips

This week has been wonderful so far! Tuesday morning I caught up with an old friend while running and this morning I am meeting a friend for a 5 mile run too!  I absolutely LOVE the company of running with other people and often feel like I could go … [Read more...]

My First Experience with a Chiropractor + How I’m Keeping My Muscles Healthy

Over the past few months, I have really increased the miles in my running routine.  Right now, I'm running about 30-40 miles per week, which is a lot for my body. In the past, I've had my fair share of muscular discomfort when training for … [Read more...]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon Recap

Yesterday I finished the Rock 'n' Roll Denver Marathon! In April, I turned 26 years old and I vowed that I wanted to run 26 miles for 26 years.  AND I DID IT! I am still in disbelief that the marathon is over and done with.  Overall, the … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Through a Long Run

Guys it's MARATHON week! I'm really trying to stay calm and not completely freak out, so this week I am focusing on great nutrition, rest, hydration, and mental focus and clarity.  Yes! So much of marathon training is MENTAL. Today, I decided I … [Read more...]

Stretches I Do After Long Runs

Happy Wednesday! How is the week treating you?  Hopefully not too bad! As many of you know, I am training for my first FULL marathon.  Last week, I ran my final and longest long run of the training program at 20 miles.  I still can't believe I … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 9.25.2015

Thank you to everyone for entering the Tribe Wheel Bracelet Giveaway! The winners have been e-mailed.  There is still time to enter the giveaway for Barre workout DVDs, so head on over to yesterday's post to check it out! Happy First Friday of … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 9.4.2015

Happy Friday and happy September, friends! Can you believe it's been a month since I wrote my last Five Things Friday post?  I guess August was a pretty crazy month, but I'm back and so happy about it! Unfortunately, this long weekend is not … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 8.7.2015

Happy Friday! I hope you all had a great week!!  I think some schools are back in session already?  If so, happy first week/day of school! For me, this week was pretty much consumed with Organic Chemistry (what's new?), but I did manage to get … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 7.24.2015

Happy Friday! I hope you all have had a wonderful week :)  This week has been full of baking for my food lab, finishing up assignments and lab work for my nutrition courses and we had a friend staying with us for a couple of days as a little break … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 7.3.2015

Happy July and 4th of July Weekend!!!! I seriously cannot believe that it is already the 4th of July.  Exactly one year ago this weekend, Brian and I flew out to Colorado to scope things out before we moved out here at the beginning of August. … [Read more...]