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I hope your weekend is off to a great start! Here are some articles, blog posts, and stories from around the web that I found interesting….. 13 Best Ab Exercises You Can Do Standing Up – I’m a fan of ab work and more specifically core work! If you are looking for some exercises to add […]

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Brooks Running Picture

A couple of weeks ago I had my first race DNF, at a marathon no less. In other years of my life that would have sent me in to a tailspin and I would have been down and out for longer than I wish to admit. I would have felt embarrassed and stayed home avoiding […]

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Don't give up on something just because you don't like it at first. Maybe you don't like it because it's hard and maybe hard is exactly what you need.

First things first – what are kettlebells? This isn’t a silly question. I didn’t know what they were till a couple of years ago – nor how flinging/swinging something with bell in the name was going to help improve my body composition and make me stronger. Wikipedia can help you out with the WHAT the WHAT […]

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Here’s the thing about body judgment – it tears down. We need more building up. Building up our friends, our daughters, our sons, our co-workers, neighbors, even strangers. A kind word, thought, gesture, email – goes a long way in life. My goal with the #IHaveARunnersBody movement is to show others, but mostly ourselves that runner’s […]

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Last week the show that I was a part of for Voice Of America, about running and Rock N Roll DC, aired! Here is the link to the footage. I was smiling watching it, even though I only understood a fraction of it! Running is awesome like that. You don’t need to understand what someone is saying […]

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Oh April, my favorite month of the year! If you are looking to add some new songs to your playlist here’s the Top 10 from RunHundred. As always I’d love to hear what songs you are loving lately! Related: What Running Has Made Me Believe In   Ladies rule the gym this month—with females out […]

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Social - Minimalism

Last year I jumped on the bandwagon and read Marie Kondo’s book, the life changing magic of tidying up. The first time I read it – I thought she was crazy. The second time I read it – I thought she was right. I needed to let things go. I began a journey fueled by minimalist blogs […]

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4-3-16 Quote

I hope you are enjoying your weekend! So many big races around the world today. If you are running or already ran, I hope your race is all that you wanted and more. Here are some articles, blog posts, and stories from around the web that I found interesting….. I enjoyed this quick read on perspective, […]

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Social Do Something Today

If could go back in time and tell my non-runner self a few things, here is what I would start with… You will not look like a gazelle running. Run anyways. Move to the right when someone is passing you. A nod of the head serves as a hello when you are to out of […]

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Colton and I ran 6 stroller miles together this morning. He wanted to know why I wasn’t running faster, all while I could barely muster up enough breath to tell him that I was running as fast as I could. The kid is a mini drill Sargent. 6 stroller miles with this guy! I was […]

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Last Friday I spend a good part of the day filming with Voice Of America. The TV show they were filming for is about women expanding upon their traditional roles as caretakers of their children and their husband and adding fitness/running to their lives. I am all for anything that promotes women’s running and health, so […]

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AA Milne

1. I believe in the power of a run. 2. I believe that there is more good than bad. 3. I believe that life is about putting one foot in front of the other. 4. I believe that even putting one foot in front of the other may be hard at times. 5. I believe that […]

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