Lower Body Runners Workout

This workout focuses on strengthening your glutes and lower body to help prevent injury and increase power while running.  Most of the exercises are body weight and can be done anywhere! This post is sponsored by Mizuno.  All opinions are my … [Read more...]

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...]

Boulder Rez Half Marathon and 4 Things I Learned from NOT Achieving My Goal

This morning started out nice and easy with a later than usual yoga practice, a free coffee from Thump, and a casual walk with Bernie.  I decided to give myself a "treat" morning because this past weekend, I completed my 8th half marathon, the … [Read more...]

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...]

Glute and Core Workout {Kettlebell + Bodyweight}

Recently, I have been doing a LOT of running…like seriously a lot (at least for me!).  I've mentioned it before that I am really trying to work on my running speed, so I've been running with a friend once a week for the past couple of months now. … [Read more...]

4 IT Band Stretches Perfect for Runners

Running has always been been a challenge for me.  Yes, I realize I've completed 7 half marathons, a full marathon and now I'm training for my 8th half marathon (with a focus on speed work to boot!), but running isn't something that comes naturally to … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 6.24.2016

Thank goodness for the weekend! Hopefully you have some fun activities on the agenda and nice summer weather headed your way. Brian and I are still trying to figure out what we are planning to do, but I think our plans will include a hike, … [Read more...]

Things I’m Loving: May 2016

May was a month full of fun visitors, travel, running, and being outside.  I loved it!! Here are my highlights from the month :) Products and Services I'm Loving Firmoo Sunglasses I have worked with Firmoo in the past when I needed a new … [Read more...]

Denver Colfax Half Marathon Recap

Last weekend, I completed my 7th half marathon when I crossed the finish line of the Colfax Half Marathon. The race overall was not a PR for me, but I am still SO happy with my time.  I finished in 1:48:29 at an average pace of 8:16. :) Now for … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Weeks 7 and 8

I can't really believe it, but it's already RACE WEEK! Last Wednesday, I ran my final long run of 12 miles, so this week it's all about the taper.  I felt great after the 12 mile run with minimal soreness the days following, which was definitely a … [Read more...]