The Importance of Form

After a few experiences this weekend, I wanted to step back from the standard workout posts and to make a brief note about form. Here's the thing: the Internet is FILLED with great workout ideas. Especially with the rise of social sharing, Pinterest especially. On any given day, it's easy to log onto a computer... Continue Reading →

Hitting the Pavement…Rebuilding

Today was the day. As many of you know, the past year has been a time of learning a whole lot, reassessing, setting new goals and finding a new way to do things. Today I hit the pavement...outside! Let's rewind. I got into running to get back into can read my whole story here,... Continue Reading →


┬áSomething I've come to notice, especially recently, is that life is full of highs and lows. What's amazing to me is that sometimes those can happen at the same time! A little under 2 weeks ago, John and I sold our home in Pennsylvania. All of a sudden, our upcoming family move became very real.... Continue Reading →

New Goals and a New Hope

If you've been following along, you know that this blog has taken a little bit of a turn. Sure, it's still about fitness, good food and healthy living, but, there haven't been a lot of personal running stories, race recaps and reviews. There's a reason for this! This chapter in my life has been about... Continue Reading →

Facing Demons: Running to Overcome

We all have something to overcome, something that scares us, something that pushes us to succeed. Maybe that's all one thing, maybe they're all separate - whatever it is, we are created to have a achieve. It's part of what makes us human.For me, that drive often stems from fear. That's right; I'm a... Continue Reading →

Cold Weather Essential

Most of you know that I've been in, well, hibernation-training mode for the past few months. While this weekend offered a beautiful glimpse of the spring that has to be right around the corner, it feels like the polar vortex is back for the time being. However, unlike the past few weeks, today I decided... Continue Reading →

Hydration: The Solution

I have a confession: I have a disdain for coconut water. This is complicated because I know it offers one of the most complete solutions for hydration, especially for distance runners. In fact, it's been recommended to me by my doctor on multiple occasions as something superior to traditional sports drinks that are filled with... Continue Reading →

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