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How to Prep for a 5K in 3 Weeks

How to Prep for a 5K in 3 Weeks

Growing up, I was always playing some kind of sport. This meant that I was running a lot, so I inhaled a lot of ice cream. I could afford the calories, right? So then why was running so hard? I would sign up with my dad […]

My Favorite Workout Motivation

My Favorite Workout Motivation

It’s time to go to the gym. I’ve spent the past couple of weeks mostly inside, making the excuse that I was “too tired” to run. Sure, I went to the gym three times each week, but I wasn’t running all that much. I was […]

What I’ve Learned in My First Full Year of Running

What I’ve Learned in My First Full Year of Running

In 2016, I started running on a more consistent basis. I ran 3 5ks: one near a museum, one at a state park, and one further north at Thanksgiving. As the year went on, I ran both outside and at the gym, sometimes alone and […]

Me In 2016: My Transition into a Healthier Lifestyle!

Me In 2016: My Transition into a Healthier Lifestyle!

As of last Thanksgiving, I inhaled as much cheese as humanly possible, was still eating meat on a regular basis, and wasn’t really working out. I was happy, especially in my relationship, but I felt like I could be happier with my body. 2016 was […]

Small Town Life: 10 Things to Do This Weekend

Small Town Life: 10 Things to Do This Weekend

It can seem daunting to find things to do when you’re living in a small town. Sure, you could do your normal workout, go out to eat, or maybe see a movie, but there has to be more than that! Dave and I are always […]

Why I'm Becoming A Morning (Workout) Person

“I hate working out. I don’t have time.” “Eating healthy is too much work.” “Waking up is so hard, why make it more difficult?” I’ve often found myself asking all of that whenever I get into a slump, but I’ve also been able to find […]