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Lifting vs. Cardio: Why I Shifted My Focus

As most of you know, I have loved running.  I am, admittedly, one of those people who before I started running I called "crazy" for even having the desire to run, let alone run 13.1 miles at one time.  Well, I became that person and recently … [Read more...]

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3 simple changes to make in your breakfast right now for a huge impact

Making changes in your breakfast could be one of the best ways to help you get healthier.  It has been said time and again (and it isn't going away) that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  But what can you do to make your breakfast the … [Read more...]

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5 Weight Loss Tips for Women

5 wei5 Special thanks to Kiqplan for making this post possible. Losing weight, getting into shape and making the time to live a healthy lifestyle can be difficult, as I know full well. Losing weight in the short term is relatively easy. What is … [Read more...]

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12 Essential Oils for Runners

Essential oils are not only effective for supporting healthy cellular function and stimulating the body’s natural immune response when you are feeling sick, but they are also remarkably useful for addressing everyday complications or minor … [Read more...]

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Alton Half Marathon 2015 Recap

Last weekend I did something that I honestly never thought I'd be capable of... I completed the Alton Half Marathon, which was my first half marathon ever! When I registered for the Alton Half Marathon, I was beyond excited for several … [Read more...]

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7 Reasons Exercise Alone Won’t Give You The Results You Want

One of the things that I've learned over the last year, in my journey to fitness, is that wellness is not the product of a single step. Getting fit and healthy requires a comprehensive lifestyle that addresses a variety of different aspects.  Don't … [Read more...]

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Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon Recap

Two weeks ago my family and I made the long drive from the Midwest down to Orlando, FL. Our goal? To have an amazing family vacation in Walt Disney World, of course! And amazing it was. I will be sharing some of my Disney vacation tips that I picked … [Read more...]

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14 Ways to Find Motivation When You Don’t Want to Exercise

Keeping yourself motivated to exercise and get fit can be hard, especially when you suffer a setback like I recently did.  I fell and sustained contusions to both knees and lower legs, along with pulling a muscle in my back and groin.  Fun, fun, … [Read more...]

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How to Pick the Best Workout Clothes

Special thanks to Kohl's for making this post possible.  All opinions are my own. Between time at the gym and putting in mileage training for my first half marathon next month, I've spent quite a bit of time in active wear in the last few months.  … [Read more...]

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February Wall Sit Challenge with @thatbaldchick

This month, I've been doing a plank challenge with some friends, and it's been a lot of fun.  One of my goals was to hit a 3 minute plank this year, and I hit a 4 minute plank this month!  My next goal is 5 minutes! As you know, one of my fit goals … [Read more...]

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