Marathon Mindset & Weekly Workouts #33

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And just like that, not only is week 1 of Chicago Marathon training under my belt, I also completed the Ragnar Relay Michigan trail run last weekend! Wahoo! We were a team of 8 women who admittedly under-estimated the hills and toll that 16 miles of trail running would take, but we persevered and pushed through despite it all. And… Read more »

Creating a Tribe for Positive Thinking

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I am a huge believer in the power of positivity, in working to remain in a space of optimism and not allowing negativity to bring us down. But I also understand that we’re all fighting our own battles. It’s easy to forget that when we’re going through something and social media gives us that feeling like we are the only… Read more »

Quick 6 Pose Post-Run Yoga Flow – TriYoga with Katie

While I hated it growing up, I can’t deny that I have come to love running. I love the way it has pushed my body in some of the most beautiful ways. It’s challenging yet meditative, and I just love it. With that said and despite my knowing better, I’m not great about taking a few minutes after my run… Read more »

Start Chicago Marathon Training & Weekly Workouts #32

I can’t believe I’m saying it, but this past Sunday started my 18 weeks of marathon training for the 2019 Chicago Marathon! Where did that come from?! This upcoming weekend is also my first Ragnar team relay run! What a freaking week, right? There are definitely some mixed emotions over here this week…excitement, overwhelm, nerves, inspiration, etc. I received my… Read more »

Creating Your Perfect Morning Routine

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It feels like everyone is talking about their perfect morning routine lately. I’ve even done a post on my morning routine and while I do believe in the power of a strong routine, both first thing in the morning and before bed, I think it’s also important to talk about how my perfect morning routine isn’t going to look the… Read more »

Present Moment Meditation – TriYoga with Katie

You all know how much I love meditation, but I also know that it can feel intimidated to get started on your own. It’s easy to get down on yourself when your mind begins to wander and you struggle to quiet that monkey mind. I totally get it. We all have those days, but that is where guided meditations really… Read more »

Weekly Workouts #31

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I am just a couple weeks out from my Ragnar race. I’ve been wanting to do one of these for years, so I’m really excited that the opportunity presented itself. This one is a bit different as it’s a trail run so we camp out and all run the same 3 different loops vs. hopping in a van and going… Read more »