Category Archives: Life Outside of Running

I don’t just run. I enjoy other things in life.

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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Proof You’re Never Too Old to Learn Something New

“You can teach an old dog new tricks” A special mid-week blog, as Chris and I are off on vacation to Big Sky, Montana. That’s right; while normal people seek out warm weather and beaches, I’m giddy at the idea … Continue reading

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The Lucky 7 – My Favorite Spring Blogs

“Spring – rejuvenation, rebirth, everything’s blooming. All that crap.” I don’t particularly like spring. Winter is my favorite season and I kind of hate to see it come to an end. But mostly, I don’t like spring because the sloppy … Continue reading

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How to Rebound After a Bad Workout

“Honey, pull your shit together” Last week was a rough one at work. From feeling intense pressure to being overwhelmed to having a constant stomachache to flat-out wanting to just sit at my desk and cry, you could say I’ve … Continue reading

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What Do These Health & Fitness Terms Mean?

“WTF are you talking about?” This week continues my new series of answering health and fitness questions on the blog. And, I admit, this blog idea came more from a personal experience and question of my own versus a direct … Continue reading

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Cycling – On Carbs & On a Bike

“Everyone longs to hear those three special words – I have food” Tis the season for love, hearts, flowers, and all that crap. I’ve never been a Valentines Day lover or hater – but let’s just say, any holiday that … Continue reading

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