Monthly Archives: April 2017

Why You Should Run the 0.1 or 0.2

“You don’t have to go the extra mile, only part of it” I’m fresh off pacing my very first 10k event, part of the annual Minneapolis Get in Gear race series. It was a great time, filled with several of … Continue reading

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What Should I Eat Before A Long Run or Race?

“Food is fuel” Ah, food. One of my favorite topics. It nourishes our bodies and keeps us alive. It’s delicious and a key part of numerous social events. It also fuels our workouts and aids in recovery of the tough … Continue reading

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The Value, Power, and Importance of Failure

“In order to grow, first we must fail” It’s here – the week of the 121st Boston Marathon! I’m so excited for, and very jealous of, all the wicked fast runnahs who get to go to the expo and pick … Continue reading

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What Is Cupping and Why Should I Try It?

“Embrace the suck – in this case, a literal ‘suck’” You noticed it on Michael Phelps at the 2016 Olympics. If you follow my friend, KJs Fit Momma, you saw it in her photos. And you’ve likely heard about it, … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Running 26.2 – Part 3: How to Run the Marathon

“No one fucks with someone who runs 26.2 miles for fun” We’re closing in on spring marathon season. Whether Boston this month or a local race next, you’re all in at this point. You’re tough and you’re tired. Your metabolism … Continue reading

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