Running is my number one, but over the past year I’ve realized that I’ve been fairly one-dimensional in terms of fitness. After my knee injury, exploring other ways to work out has been a fun/grueling adventure, and that’s what this part of the blog is about.

Fitness Friday: Things I’ve Learned from an Iffy Year of Running

Before getting into today’s topic, a few housekeeping things. I just made a new Affiliate page, where you can check out all the cool businesses I’m working with (there’s two right now). As I mention on that page, I love

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Thoughts on Running a Challenge Group

Happy late Father’s Day! I spent most of the weekend with both of my parents, and did some baby organizing (more on that later this week). Saturday was spent in Milbridge doing the usual work stuff. For a workout I

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Fitness Friday: Signs You Should Take a Day Off

TGIF! After a pretty hot week here things are cooling off again (in the 50s) and we have a couple rainy days in the forecast. As much as I’d rather have rain on the days when I’m working in the

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Fitness Friday: How Working Out & Eating Healthy Helped Me Gain 20 lbs.

TGIF! I wasn’t able to celebrate Global Running Day this Tuesday, but loved seeing the posts go by from people all over the world who were celebrating. I  did go for a long walk after work…well, after an accidental nap

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Fitness Friday: How to Beat the Heat

Remember how I was complaining about the lack of sun? Well, no more! Tuesday and Wednesday hit 70 for the high, and Thursday we got past the 80 degree mark. I entertained the idea of going for a hike on

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Fitness Friday: Thoughts on Stretching

Happy Fitness Friday! Today I’m going to talk a little bit about stretching since it’s come up in one of my challenge groups this month (we’re doing fitness related topics this week, next week is nutrition). But first…a look at

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Fitness Friday: In a Rush

Happy Fitness Friday! This past week was a whirlwind. Lots of appointments and I’m also combating seasonal allergies/the fact that it’s been raining here for a week and it’s in the forecast for another week (at least)! When there’s all

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Fitness Friday: The Importance of Rest and Recovery

How is it Friday already?? This week went by WAY too fast, but there was a lot of good stuff that happened. For starters, Monday was sunny and in the 50s, so I went out for a hike after work.

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Fitness Friday: Real Talk on Binge Exercising

Happy Fitness Friday!  Before I get into the tough subject of today’s post, I’m switching up the format and talking about my workouts for the week first 🙂 Monday: Insanity Max 30- Max Out Cardio, PiYo Sculpt, Hike the Bubbles

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Fitness Friday: Get Out! (…side)

Earlier this week I was in a BAD mood (or, if you’re into Victorian-era speak, a “filthy temper”). I was overwhelmed by a to-do list, was sick of moving things back and forth, was agonizing over potential things that may

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