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...]

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...]

Five Things Friday 6.26.2015

Happy Friday, friends! This week has been another one full of textbooks, highlighters, and notecards but I did manage to squeeze a little bit of fun in! Tuesday night, I went to Marisa's (from Uproot from Oregon) cooking class she taught … [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...]

Bolder Boulder 10K Race Recap

Yesterday, Brian and I ran our second official race in Colorado (the first was the Neon Dash!) and our first race of 2015--the Bolder Boulder 10k. Believe it our not, I first heard about this race while living in Indiana from the other members … [Read more...]

Motivation Monday: Fit and Healthy Feature – Erin

Happy Motivation Monday, friends! If you're joining in on the motivation monday fun for the first time you may be wondering what this is all about. The past few weeks I have been sharing readers' journeys to health and fitness through my Fit and … [Read more...]

Saucony Triumph ISO #WOAHface

Hey guys! I hope you are having a great Thanksgiving week :)  Brian's family comes into town today and we cannot wait to get this holiday family party started :) Now, it's no secret that as a healthy living blogger I get to try some pretty … [Read more...]