Love and Racing

I have been racing for more than 10 years now and have participated in dozens of 5Ks. I remember my first 5K really well. It was the Beverly Homecoming 5K. I decided to run in it after running all summer in an effort to lose weight before senior year of high school.  I vividly recall

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Healthy Tips For Lazy Folks

Despite my love of running and exercise, I am truly quite lazy. I went to the doctor yesterday where I was unhappy with my weight. Naturally, I complained to my boyfriend who suggested we change our diet. I agree, this would truly help me get my weight under control, but it’s not really something I

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Rainy Day Running

Today, I woke up early with every intention of running before heading into work to catch up on a few million things. As I sipped on my first cup of coffee, and watched the rain come down I debated whether I should go or not. As Sadie, lazily stretched and snuggled in, I made the call

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Rest Days are For Hangovers

Well, I definitely felt 28 years old this morning. I awoke, at 5AM per usual. I opened my eyes, and turned to KC and said “I am not going to the gym. Please wake me when it is my turn to shower” and attempted to fall back asleep. However, I was unable to because, I,

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Hitting Your Stride

In my previous post I talked about being in a “running rut”. If you’re a glass-half-full-type-person, I suppose my current situation could also be known as “hitting my stride”. A few short months ago, a 3 mile run was taxing, challenging and much more time consuming. I would need at least 45 minutes to complete

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Why YOU Should be Strength Training

My formative years of working out, meaning my tween/teen/early twenties, the trend for ladies at the gym was cardio, cardio, cardio. I would go to the gym before going to school my sophomore year, run on the treadmill for 20 minutes then hop on the elliptical for another 45 minutes before heading to the shower.

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Progress not Perfection

Last week was a rough body image week for me  as you may recall. I have those days, week, months… years… from time to time. This week, I am reflecting on how far I have come in this newest get healthy journey. In my opinion, I woke up one day in December and was heavy/

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