Ridiculous Things We Only Do In CrossFit Workouts

CrossFit is an incredible sport. It has allowed me to run healthy and injury -free for the past 10 years, and has helped me to recognize my own strength. As much as I LOVE CrossFit, I have to admit there are some truly silly things we only do in CrossFit workouts.… Read the rest

Long Runs with Speed Workouts – Weekly Recap – 1.19.20

I want to start out by saying a huge “thank you” to everyone who sent messages of support and shared my posts last week.  That definitely put some more pep in my step.  This week felt much better in terms of anxiety levels. … Read the rest

Is CrossFit For Runners?

Every runner has heard that it’s important to incorporate strength training and core work into their weekly routine, and for good reason. Running is a high-impact, repetitive movement that can be hard on the body. But runners like to run, and a lot of the time runners don’t like much else.… Read the rest

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Runners

Do you have a special runner in your life that deserves a thoughtful Christmas gift?  Or maybe you are a runner, and you’d like to give your friends and family some pointers on what you’d like to see under the tree. … Read the rest

Early Runs While Breastfeeding

After a very stressful week, we were #blessed with the wimpiest of ice storms.  Despite how minor the ice, my sons school was closed for two days, and having both kiddos home and trying to work meant pretty much everything that wasn’t essential was cut out of our routine. … Read the rest

Jogging Stroller Set Up

The only reason I have been somewhat able to get back to running consistently is the fact that Lila has been great about hanging out in the jogging stroller.  Over the last couple of months, I feel like we’ve perfected our jogging stroller set-up. … Read the rest

Two Months PostPartum Update

My baby girl is officially two months old, and I am two months postpartum.  Time has had a way of moving quickly and slowly simultaneously.  I can’t believe how much Lila has grown and changed over the past two months, and I also can’t believe we’ve only had her in our lives for about nine weeks. … Read the rest

Why I Love Stroller Running

Over the past couple of weeks, Lila and I have gotten well acquainted with the jogging stroller.  As a runner, I’ve definitely heard my fair share of complaining about jogging strollers.  They’re heavy, they can be cumbersome, and it takes some mindfulness to make sure your form doesn’t suffer. … Read the rest

Pregnancy Safe Core Exercises

We’re officially counting down single digit weeks (hopefully) until delivery, and this week we spent more time getting things ready for baby.  Fortunately, it wasn’t an exceptionally busy week for us at home.  I’ve also started doing some research to help me prepare my body for labor and delivery, and I was happy to see that a lot of the pregnancy safe core exercises I’ve been using as substitute movements seem like they will come in handy! … Read the rest