The Rundown – Things I’m Not Good At

Don’t be so shocked. And, if you’re not, don’t worry this will not include all the things I’m not good at because I don’t think anyone has that kind of time! This past week was another “rest” week on my training schedule....

5 Fitness Trends I Don’t Follow

What can I say? I’m just not a follower. Yes, I wear compression socks from time to time and I barely go anywhere during the week without my Garmin vivoactive tracking my every move and alerting me to every single online interaction I can possibly have (email,...

Workout Wednesday – Run Like the Wind

If you can’t beat it, use it! I was starting to get seriously frustrated about having to run in all the crazy wind around here…until it started snowing. I realized that things can always get worse and, instead of trying to constantly fight the elements,...

The Rundown – Training Effect

Last week started out horribly and ended magically. Sometimes you just need to take a step back and let life play itself out. After my heart attack scare a week ago, I never thought I would be riding the high horse of a little something we call training effect, by...

Drive By Run Coach

Is it just me or do you want to shout advice and form corrections to runners on the road as you drive by? After being married to a runner for 10 years now, my husband will stop me before I start to say something like “You’re on the wrong side of the...

Questioning Everything

I know a lot of people think that training and racing come easy for me. When I tell people my goals, the response is always something like “oh you will crush that!” but when I get into the details of my training, it’s usually met with wide-eyes and...