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Fitness Friday

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One of the hardest things for me, despite understanding it’s importance, is staying on top of my stretching and flexibility training.  I’ll tell myself that I’m going to stretch after my workout but then I’m either running late, forget, feel “too tired” or some other excuse and it doesn’t happen.  I also tell myself I’ll foam roll or stretch while… Read more »

Movin’ Shoes Frosty 5k

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I don’t know how you spent your Saturday, but I was busy running a race!  12 races, 12 months is well under way. Weeee!   You may remember my Commitment Day run being a mere 16 degrees.  Well, apparently cold races are how I’m starting off my racing year; today it was a bitter 12 degrees as I ran the… Read more »

Top Cool Weather Running Tips!

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Last weekend I set out for my weekend “long run” of 5 1/2 miles.  After the progress I’ve made over the last several weeks increasing my speed, distance and comfort with running (inside and outside), I didn’t expect 5 1/2 miles to be that difficult. It was the day of the Chicago Marathon and while I ran no wear near… Read more »

Jog.fm

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Yesterday was the Chicago Marathon and living in (a suburb of) Chicago, I definitely wish I could have been there to really feel the energy.  But lucky for me, I woke up just in time to see them start and watched for a bit as I ate my breakfast.  And then I set out for my own marathon run. Okay… Read more »