Dynamic Warm Up for Runners

Can we talk about warming up today?  I'm sure you have all heard that completing a warm up is best before any workout.  While I know this to be true, I'm coming clean with all of you today and admitting that I haven't always been the best at … [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...]

Five Things Friday 10.16.2015

Happy Friday! I hope the morning is going well and you are all gearing up for a great weekend :) With the marathon this weekend, Brian and I are playing things pretty low key tonight and tomorrow but we are going to head out to dinner with … [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...]

Superset Resistance Band Workout

I hope your weekend was FANTASTIC! Things have been pretty good around here, because Brian and I are in INDIANA visiting family for the week :) Last week, things were pretty boring in the food department (lots of grilled chicken, sauteed greens, … [Read more...]

Georgetown to Idaho Springs Half Marathon Recap

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! This weekend, I completed my first half marathon in over a year! I'm not sure of my official time or pace yet, but according to my watch I finished at around 1:53 with about an 8:40 pace.  Not too bad if you … [Read more...]

26 Miles for 26 Years

Happy Tuesday, friends :) So...I have a big announcement to make! After completing my first half marathon in September of 2011, the running bug bit me...hard. Since then, I completed 5 additional half marathons setting a new goal for … [Read more...]