The Beat of the Music

  Cheers to another Monday gone by, leading us that much closer to Fall! I've been adding shorter runs into my workouts to give myself some recovery but adding in more days of runs into my schedule. Music is typically the only thing that motivates me to continue running, else I would probably convince myself... Continue Reading →

Crank the Heat Up (Week of 7.22.19)

I learned from last week that I need to pay attention to my body and how it feels before pre-planning exact workouts each day. My body felt "off" earlier in the week so I ended up scrapping the long run and focusing more on a yoga flow. Thursday's workout had more jumping than normal in... Continue Reading →

Feed Your Body (Week of July 1)

After a long week of indulgence in Vegas, I'm ready to start July off with a bang! My OTF membership is officially on freeze so I will be running outside more and making use of our home "gym" and my cheap Planet Fitness membership. The key for me is going to be keeping up my... Continue Reading →

Health & Fitness Goals

In January I wrote down my goals for 2019, one of which largely focused on my health and fitness. I don't make goals about losing weight or fitting into clothes I can't wear anymore. For me, it's about the way my body feels and what it can accomplish. The 2 things I really wanted to... Continue Reading →

Run with the Marines

This past weekend was Historic Half weekend in town. The Marine Corps Half Marathon has been hosted in Fredericksburg since 2008 and brings THOUSANDS of runners and spectators to the town every year. There is a huge military presence in the surrounding area and majority of people who live here have some connection to one... Continue Reading →

I made it through 5 days in a row of Hell Week workouts at OTF (day 6 & final day for me is tomorrow)...

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