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Taper Goals for Marathon Training

“Make the best of what’s around” While most Fargo Marathon runners began their taper last week, I was enjoying my peak week. Pacing Get in Gear the weekend prior required an adjustment to my overall training schedule. Normally, diverting from … Continue reading

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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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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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5 Of My Best Blog Posts

“Playing favorites” People have told me they’ve gone back weeks or even months to read my old blog posts that they may have missed or re-read ones that stood out to them. I love when that happens. In that spirit, … Continue reading

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Suck It Up and Keep Going

“My talent is that I just don’t quit.” Credit to @momma_to_4_in_a_row for sharing this quote on Instagram. After yesterday’s workout, it was a perfect fit for today’s reflection. Saturday is always long run day for me and yesterday I had … Continue reading

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People Magazine’s “Half Their Size” Issue – Vote KJ’s Fit Momma!

“No surgery. No gimmicks. What they ate to lose the weight” Quick blog this week – my friend Mallory, aka kjsfitmomma on Instagram and kjsfitmomma.com, is vying for an honor. One she deserves and one the world deserves. She’s hoping to … Continue reading

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Dating and Fitness – The Two Have A Lot In Common

“I have a date tonight. It’s gonna be hot and steamy, and I probably won’t be able to walk after. In other words, I’m going to the gym.” At this time in my life, I’m in the very early stages … Continue reading

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