Fit Approach · Race Training · SweatPink

Getting Ready for the Starting Line

Even though I have run a Full Marathon, over 10 Half Marathons and countless other races I still get butterflies when I get to a starting line of a race- whether it be a 5k or a 10-miler. As my running has blossomed over the years I have found that the more prepared (mentally and physically)… Continue reading Getting Ready for the Starting Line

fitness and fun · Running

Perfect Running Conditions? 

As two of my running partners and myself took off in less than stellar running conditions on Sunday I started to think… Is there such a thing as “perfect” running conditions?  It didn’t take long for the first text to come through Sunday morning asking “Are we crazy to be running outside this morning?” Luckily… Continue reading Perfect Running Conditions? 

fitness and fun · races · Running · Training Plan

Old Me vs. New Me

  I am not sure when it happened, but it did. Someone asked what I was doing the next weekend and I said, “Running a ½ Marathon” they responded with, “Oh, so you are a runner” and for the first time I said, “Yes, I am!” I do not know why it took me so… Continue reading Old Me vs. New Me

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Body Pump Certification Training

Yay!  I passed my BodyPump certification training!  This training was no joke – 2 ten hour days of intense training, seminars, and presentations.  When I came home after day 2 I slept for 12 hours.  12 HOURS!  That should tell you how crazy this past weekend was.  So let me break it down for you:… Continue reading Body Pump Certification Training