Fitting Fitness Into the Holidays

This post was originally published in the December 2015/January 2016 edition of It’s Your Life Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to future issues click here. The holiday season is a joyous time for many people, but it is also a period of packed schedules and high stress. With all the added demands on […]

Candy Burner HIIT

Total Body HIIT If you’re anything like me, then you probably have a hard time staying on track throughout the holidays. We just finished up Halloween, so of course there is candy everywhere. I always make my children’s costumes, and I tell them that part of the deal is a candy tax. I make the […]

Confessions of a Crazy Ultra Runner

It’s no great secret that ultra runners are a different breed. We tend to think differently, act differently, and have some downright quirky habits. Allow me to give you a glimpse into the mind of a crazy ultra runner. Confessions of a Crazy Ultra Runner   I Calculate the Price Per Mile to Justify Running […]

6 Tips for Running Hills

Hills can be a runner’s best frenemy. We love hills because they make us faster & stronger, but we hate them because they literally take our breath away! When run properly, hill runs, and hill repeats can actually double as speedwork. This is due to the fact that hill running can improve your aerobic fitness […]

Finding Motivation When You Feel Insignificant

This post was originally shared at A Woman’s Reflection. Finding Motivation When You Feel Insignificant Motivation is a fickle thing. It can come upon us suddenly as a result of life events, and leave just as quickly. One of the biggest hurdles to following through on motivation is insecurity. Everyone deals with insecurities. We all […]