Running Inspired

It is hard at times. At other times, it feels effortless. Running is more than a workout activity. It's a journey. With each step, we walk towards becoming a better version of ourselves physically and mentally. It takes baby steps, but soon you might find how freeing it feels to spread those grounded wings of … Continue reading Running Inspired

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The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

It’s the home stretch. My body is tired, but it still has the drive to keep going. My mind is set on finishing and there has not been a single doubt lingering that I won’t be able to meet my goal. It’s my last long run before my half marathon, 12 miles on a warm … Continue reading The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

The Power Behind New Workout Clothes

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

Gym Motivation: How To Keep Fitness Goals Past January

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

A Short Workout Is Better Than None

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

How To Stay Motivated To Workout And Lose Weight

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

Half marathon training week seven

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