Reasons to Run (That have nothing to do with loosing weight)

It’s no secret that I love running.  I dedicate a lot of time and energy to it.  But even I can forget during training just why I’m putting my body through 40 or more miles a week.  Of course, there are the physical fitness reasons why running is great.  Cardiovascular health, breathing, weight loss (though […]

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Five Types of Yoga

We all know that yoga is a great thing for yoga but there are certain things that runners should know when picking a yoga class. Not all yoga classes and styles are the same and it is important to know what you are looking for when picking out a yoga class.  Are you looking to […]

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45 Songs to Add to Your Running Playlist Right Now

Its no secret that the right music can turn your trudging through hell run into making you imagine that you are on the road to Athens with Pheidippides.  But while I’m not an advocate of running with music all the time (You never know when your headphones are going to get waterlogged in the middle of […]

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Things Not to Say To Someone In Training For a Marathon

Training is HARD. But its even harder when you have to deal with dumb questions and statements. Here are some great things to NOT say to someone in Marathon training: “I ran a 5k marathon once.” Okay, so I’m glad you got out and ran a 5k. Not easy by most peoples standards. But running […]

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The Power Of A Mantra

I know that the word Mantra sounds that kind of new age scary that often sends people running far far away, but this age-old phrase can provide power and positivity into the modern life just as easily as any other kind of positive self-talk can. What is a Mantra & Don’t I Have To Be […]

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Marathon Training Prep

So you are running a marathon.  Me too!  I ran m first last year and have run multiple half marathons and shorter distances.  For me Marathon Prep is in full swing and getting ready for training is an endeavor in itself. Before you ask.  Yes, you do need to train and think about you’re training.  […]

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Why You Should Always Do the Hard Thing; even when it sucks.

It is no secret to anyone who has ever met me that I’m a type A personality.  It runs in my family for the first thing.  I’m highly organized, have a sense of urgency, like to know what’s going on and focused.  It really shouldn’t be a surprise that I am a glutton for self-improvement, […]

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