A Letter To You, Real Runner

Dear Runner, Today, like you, I tied my shoes. I headed out into the still sleeping day, off the chase the sun, one step closer to greatness. I am a real runner. Some days a great pace leads to a sprint, the need for speed oozing through my pores like the perspiration that falls down … Continue reading A Letter To You, Real Runner

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Spartan Strong

I have a few 5ks and a half marathon under my fitness belt, but those seemed like a piece of cake compared to my first Spartan Race. I had been training since late winter for the 5k plus 21 obstacles, but because my half came first, focused more on my running than weight training. Finally, … Continue reading Spartan Strong

My Road to the Big Race: Part 2 – RACE DAY

Saturday, March 29, 2013, I woke up energized as if someone shot adrenaline right into my veins. The night before, I made sure I did 30-minutes of yoga stretches for runners and would stretch again before the race. Grabbing a bagel with a teaspoon of peanut butter and a banana, I was ready to hit … Continue reading My Road to the Big Race: Part 2 – RACE DAY

Motivation Monday

Monday is probably the most hated day of the week, but if we change our perspective, than Monday can be the best day to start up a new healthy habit or pick up healthy behaviors after weekend "cheat days." Starting of a new week making positive choices will make you stick with your program or … Continue reading Motivation Monday