Fitness

A couple of years ago, I was feeling unfulfilled at work, unhappy with my body, frustrated with the lack of excitement in my life, and disappointed with my nutrition choices. I knew I needed a change, but wasn’t sure how to go about it until I stumbled across and old pair of running shoes and hit the pavement that very same day. And the rest; as they say, is history!

My passion for running lead me to take better care of my body, participate in new activities, eat cleaner to support my training, listen to my body, and chase my dreams no matter how insurmountable they seemed at the time. As the months passed, the next chapter in my life was unfolding before me in exactly the way I’d dreamed it would all because I picked up a pair of old running shoes and decided to just go for it!

Current Training Plan:

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I did upwards of 5 hours of yoga a day while I was in India so I was was surprised to discover just how much strength I’d lost when I got back home. I’m sure it was a combination of not getting enough food at the ashram and then happily enjoying endless servings of fried…

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November is upon us! I’ve become interested in sleeping away the afternoon, indulging in homemade chocolate chip cookies, and parking myself on the couch for the whole weekend. Needless to say, my motivation has chosen to go into hibernation. It all started about a month ago. I began battling with knee issues, forced rest days,…

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Oh my gosh half marathon. I created a training plan for my first half marathon, came in under my goal time, and shared how I prepared for it. Now it’s time to get a new goal and come up with a new plan! Are you sick of me talking about running yet? Just one more…

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I completed my first half marathon just a little over 2 weeks ago, w00t! Setting up the training plan for the big day was definitely one piece, but so was preparing the week leading up to the event. I was nervous, forgetful, and excited. I’d been preparing for this for over a year and didn’t…

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1 year of preparation, 1 torn patella, 56+ hours of physical therapy, 190 mile drive, multiple bowls of rice pasta, sprinkled with a couple moments of fear… and I’m officially a half marathon finisher. Yes, you read that right – I finished it. I was majorly doubting my ability to complete this race. I’d tried…

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