Mario Fraioli, the founder of The Morning Shakeout, has re-shared this blog post he wrote several years ago with some updates. Source: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Runners His breakdown of process vs. outcome goals is an excellent way to focus on building a successful year of habits that can lead to outcome goals rather … Continue reading 7 Habits of Highly Effective Runners: Fun Size Athlete Edition
I'm running the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin! 🏃♀️ This will be my fall marathon and "A" goal race. I'm excited to run through the streets of Kansas City, visit with some awesome family friends, and experience all that this race has to offer. Crossing that finish line and earning some KC BBQ will … Continue reading Best way to prepare for a marathon? Register for one!
Disclaimer: I received a ticket to The Run Show USA Boston to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! As we head into 2022 have you made plans for more in-person races? Run-cations? Updated fitness and nutrition regimen? All of the … Continue reading Time to run into the new year with The Run Show!
Seeking adventure and a change of pace on the path less-traveled... Once again my plan to write these posts every month fell by the wayside. Between taking over a consulting project at one job, building a software product and starting a new company, traveling for Bike Ride Across GA, Grandma's Marathon, work, and then a … Continue reading Summer Fitness Roundup: Summer Lovin’ on the Roads Less Traveled
Re-energizing with some Spring rest and miles. Yup, I missed the April roundup so now you get a two-for-one. By the end of March, beginning of April, the year mark of COVID, plus marathon training, plus CrossFit, plus work...had me feeling pretty physically and emotionally tired. Nothing terrible, just more tired and more emotionally sensitive. … Continue reading April & May Running Roundup: Spring Showers, May Flowers
After the vaccine, and Fried Clay, and improvements in the weather, I found myself feeling much sunnier by the end of the month. Through the highs and the lows of the month, Grandmas Marathon training was there through it all. Marathon training is a steady friend, and dispenser of tough love, exactly when you need it.
Even though my birthday falls in February, it tends to be a struggle month for me. The new year has settled in, the late winter, pre-spring blues crop up, and motivation becomes a bit of a struggle. I feel like I’m operating 75-80% on my fitness and nutrition goals, but that 20-ish% of less than ideal nutrition behavior ends up creating plateaus that can spiral into lapses in motivation and loss of fitness gains.
Roundup of January fitness stats, goals, activities, and accomplishments!
When that slightly off, possibly body shaming but not really body shaming, Peloton commercial came out around Christmas 2019 many of us stuck up our noses at the bougie-ness of it all. However, when COVID closed down our favorite gyms (which we pay for but rarely attend) in March 2020, I think all those same … Continue reading 5 Reason I LOVE My Peloton Tread+
I'll avoid using one of the overused adjectives used to describe 2020, but yeah...it's been a bit of a year to say the least. Considering everything going on in the world, the end of 2020 has me feeling extremely grateful. In many ways, some of the negatives one can attach to 2020 actually benefited my … Continue reading December Running Roundup: 2020 Year in Review and Moving Forward into 2021