Running In The Heat: How To Survive The Sun

Running in the summer can be just as much as a challenge as running in the winter. We might prefer sunlight and shorts over mountains of snow and layers upon layers just to keep us warm. But running in the heat brings with it a whole set of other challenges. But there are tips to … Continue reading Running In The Heat: How To Survive The Sun

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Half Marathon Training Week 6

This week’s training was all about the miles. Reflecting on the week, I was highly motivated without feeling like I was forcing myself to train. Sometimes when training for longer races, we start to loose that love for the art of running because we feel like we need to get every workout it no matter … Continue reading Half Marathon Training Week 6

Week 4 Half Marathon Training

July 21- 27 If you read my last post, you know that a week away vacationing in Florida made it a little difficult to stick to my running plans. That meant this week I decided to kick up my training a notch. Monday was supposed to be an off day, but I chose to go … Continue reading Week 4 Half Marathon Training

A Run Amongst Fireflies

I started my day off on a healthy foot yesterday—feeling amazing after an early morning run, and made clean eating choices all day. Once I got home, I cooked up some grilled chicken with brown rice and a mixed blend of zucchini, squash, onions, and red peppers for a divine dinner. Putting on the next … Continue reading A Run Amongst Fireflies

Can You Give A Dog Ice Cubes?

Taking your pet pooch out will leave their tails wagging, but a hot-weather walk or run during the summer months leaves their tongues wagging for some ice-cold water. After a blog post, “NO ICE WATER FOR DOGS…PLEASE READ ASAP,” has been in the media spotlight, many are wondering if it is safe to give dogs … Continue reading Can You Give A Dog Ice Cubes?

Summer Running & the Attack of the Mosquitoes

I have learned this week that things don’t always go according to plan. I also learned that this is okay and sometimes we just have to enjoy life. I was not able to run on Monday, and Tuesday I was out sick, so I was dying to finally get out of work yesterday and enjoy … Continue reading Summer Running & the Attack of the Mosquitoes