There is nothing like the power a new outfit provides. Sporting a brand new ensemble immediately boosts confidence. You then spend the day strutting your stuff (in style) proudly. Suddenly you are ready to tackle the day and feel good doing so because you feel good about yourself. Now this same mentality applies to workout … Continue reading The Power Behind New Workout Clothes
You want to lose weight, tone up or add exercise into your weekly routine. You set your New Year goal, and go sign up to the gym. On the first day, it’s tough to get through the workout, but you leave feeling good. But by the time week one is over, you already are struggling … Continue reading Gym Motivation: How To Keep Fitness Goals Past January
I have to admit that I haven't been the best runner last week. I had a blast after my St. Patrick's Day 5k, but after that, I just seemed to loose my mojo. My body was just dying for a break, my long days having me yearn for more sleep. What's worse is all I … Continue reading A Short Workout Is Better Than None
We have officially reached the second month of the New Year, meaning that more and more people continue to fall off the fitness bandwagon. Sure, we all make the resolution to workout more and eat less bad foods, but sometimes this is easier said then done. Go into any store right now and you will … Continue reading How To Stay Motivated To Workout And Lose Weight
I love the beginning a new month because I get excited to get some running goodies sent to me via StrideBox. My package normally arrives the second week of the month, so I felt excited about running this week. Monday, Aug. 11 was an off day filled with work and reading “If I Stay” by … Continue reading Half marathon training week seven
Last night I was more than fine with not going for a run. Everyone needs a rest day right? After running 6 miles the day before (spilt between a morning and evening run), I decided to give my body a little break knowing that I am going to the gym tonight for weight training (and … Continue reading Are The Best Runs the Ones We Don’t Want to Do?
Studies show that shopping for workout gear can motivate you to keep running towards your goals. The 2012 study used the term “enclothed cognition” to describe our mental changes when we wear particular clothing. If you walk down the street like a runaway in your little black dress, chances are you feel confident and beautiful, … Continue reading Achieve Goals By Rewarding Your Runs With Swag