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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 »

June 2019 Goals

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A new month has arrived and I have to be honest, I’m feeling really optimistic and light about June! There’s some exciting and hopeful things happening behind the scenes over here and I’m excited to see how things go. It’s scary on a lot of levels, but I’m also really trying to trust the timing and the way the Universe… Read more »

Attitude of Gratitude (May 2019) & Weekly Workouts #30

Did you have a good holiday weekend? Mine was SO nice! I had a couple friends come visit this weekend. They arrived late Friday night and left Sunday afternoon. We explored Grand Rapids, ate good food and coffee, walked and loved on Poncho, chatted a lot, did yoga (they took one of my classes) and took a Saturday afternoon nap… Read more »

The Impact of the Full Moon on My Training & Weekly Workouts #29

Did anyone else have trouble waking up and/or sleeping last week? For me, it was awful. I wasn’t sleeping well, even if I went to bed at a reasonable hour and was tired, I was waking up, tossing and turning, struggling to fall back/stay asleep, and would wake up with my alarm feeling like I got only 2 hours of… Read more »

How to Feel Amazing This Summer

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When we wake up in the morning, we’re looking forward to what the day may bring. While it’s not always what we expect, there are a few things we can do to make every day feel amazing this summer, or really any time of year! The summer is such a beautiful time to focus back in on this when everyone… Read more »

Current Training Plan & Weekly Workouts #28

I didn’t mention it last week, but I’ve started following the Lauren Gleisberg ConfidenceKini challenge. It’s a 5-week strength training program. I’m not following it to a T necessarily, but making it work with my schedule. Her program includes 5 workouts per week but since I’m also training for a Ragnar relay run and running 3-4 days a week, I’m… Read more »

5 Outdoor Running Safety Tips

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Before I get to our outdoor running safety tips, I want to talk about something…one of the things I’ve been hearing a lot about in the blogging world is making new use out of old content. Especially with as long as I’ve been blogging, there are YEARS of posts hidden within these virtual walls that many have never seen. For… Read more »