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Tips On How to Stay Lean While Marathon Training

I get asked all the top how to stay lean for marathon training. I've been on both spectrums. I am no pro but have learned some from experience. Here are just a few tips: 1. Interval training: this is going to help no matter what you’re training for. Add some speed or strides. You’re body… Continue reading Tips On How to Stay Lean While Marathon Training

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5 Things I’ve Realized From Going to the Gym

I'm not here to knock on gym goers. I love the gym. Yes, I said it. I love it. I am here, though, to give you all the goods and the bads from a runner's point of view.  Good: Strength training is a completely different animal.  You feel muscles you didn't know you had. Your… Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Realized From Going to the Gym

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Regret Less, Live More. 2018.

You don't get to choose your passion; it pours from your heart. When was the last time you got to a starting line and regretted running so many miles? Or when was the last time you regretted eating healthy? Or working out? Or reading that article you wanted to read? Or taking that day trip? Or connecting with somebody? I… Continue reading Regret Less, Live More. 2018.

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5 Gifts To Really Treat Your Favorite Runner This Christmas

Christmas is rapidly approaching and I still have people asking me what they should get their friend or sister that runs. I thought that we, as girls, were easy to buy for. For example, we never have anything to wear and our closets are boring. Like hello, get us more clothes.  Or as a runner, I… Continue reading 5 Gifts To Really Treat Your Favorite Runner This Christmas

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Expert Status

The other day I had a friend text me about a race because I was the “expert”. But I’m... ▪️Hardly an expert when I’m coached by a man with 30+ marathons. ▪️ Hardly an expert when I’ve been working at a running store that’s been open for 20+ years.                                                                                                                                                              ▪️Hardly an expert when I’ve only “blown… Continue reading Expert Status