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...]

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...]

3 Stretches to Relieve Hip Pain

Good morning! Last night, my mini marathon training group had an amazing 10 mile run! This would be the first run in double digits I have completed since last November in the Monumental Half Marathon...crazy to think it's been about 6 … [Read more...]

Feeling Guilty and Yoga Videos on Youtube

Confession #1:  One of my "New Year's Goals" was to practice yoga one time a week. Confession #2:  Last week I did  not practice yoga. Confession #3:  I feel REALLY guilty about not practicing yoga last week! I realize that this feeling of … [Read more...]

Top 5 Post-Run Stretches

I am well into my Mini Marathon training program, with an 11 mile run on the books for next week. I absolutely love the challenge of running, but my body definitely takes the toll.  In order to keep injuries at bay and minimize muscle soreness I … [Read more...]

Hot Yoga: My First Class

This past Friday, Brian and I both tried something that was completely new to the both of us... Hot Yoga! I was planning on attending a class at CITYOGA for another project that I am working on (details on that at a later date!), and … [Read more...]

Unexpected Extra Time

Saturday, Brian and I had the entire day blocked off for our first marriage prep workshop at the church that we will be married in. I always feel my best when I get some activity in early on in the day, so I headed over to the gym to pump out … [Read more...]

Chia Seed Pudding

Happy Friday and happy February friends! I honestly cannot believe that January has come and gone, but that just means that I am 1 month closer to getting married ;) Yesterday's breakfast was something delicious that I kind of forgot about and … [Read more...]

Foam Rolling Magic

Sorry about the lack of postage yesterday, I was having some internet difficulties...but as of right now, I am back online! This morning, I started my day off early with some speed training on the track.  I completed a routine of 6x400 interval … [Read more...]

Yoga Goof

Happy September! September just sounds like fall, doesn't it?! First things first...I made an error yesterday and all of you yogis out there were probably cringing.  I originally said that the Pose of the Day yesterday was the triangle, when in … [Read more...]