I Run…

I Run…

This past Wednesday was National Running Day. A lot of people were posting on social media the reasons why they run. I myself run for the enjoyment, the accomplishment, and because it makes me who I am. I was very excited to celebrate with a 5k...

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Runners and Races

Runners and Races

The atmosphere on race day is something everyone should experience. There is a such a sense of excitement, and nervousness felt from every runner. Not to mention the sense of enjoyment from being part of such an awesome running community. I feel...

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Overdue Update

Overdue Update

Let me apologize for my lack of updates. For awhile there I was like a yo-yo dieter with my workouts. I would feel super motivated one week and then like a total couch potato the next. But now that race season is officially here I have tons of...

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You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat

By all means, I am no expert when it comes to food and diet, but I do love to eat. My friends are constantly making fun of me because I am always hungry. Whenever we go somewhere I have to make sure we plan when, where, and what we are eating...

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Gym Life

Gym Life

I have to admit, I am really enjoying going to the gym. It took me awhile to get into a rhythm while there but now I really look forward to the burn I feel after. I am still looking for new workouts and new ways to change it up but the pattern...

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Running on the beach

Running on the beach

I went to Florida for Christmas and one of the things I really wanted to experience was running on the beach whether during the sunrise or sunset. I didn’t think sunset was a good idea for my body since I would be using all my energy laying...

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What to do…

What to do…

Just when I thought ‘hmm I don’t know what to blog about…’ I came across this article that fit perfectly with how I have been feeling. I haven’t been working out as much as I normally do and it’s had me feeling...

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Praise the Progress

Praise the Progress

Praise the progress has never proven more true during my recent challenge. I knew when I started this 30 day challenge it was going to be tough. Each day I pushed myself as far as I could push it and each day I went farther then I did the day...

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The Cost of Running

The Cost of Running

I had always hear people say ‘oh running is a cheap sport, you don’t have to pay for any gear or special equipment’ oh how wrong they are. They don’t take into account the many practices shorts, sports bras, tshirts...

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Fitness goals

Fitness goals

Well I have finally decided my next fitness goal. After months of training for the half marathon I took a much needed week break. After that week was over I was itching to get back at it. With the warmer weather (sadly) over I headed back to the...

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My first half marathon experience

My first half marathon experience

I did it! I ran my first half marathon! The Detroit International! The weather was perfect. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky and barely any wind. The perfect combination for a runner. Let me give you a little background prior to running the...

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Mental Strength

Mental Strength

Training is not just training your body but training your mind. Your mental game is the most important thing when it comes to physical health. Your mind is what tells you to start, keep going, and finish strong. The decisions you make effect the...

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