FITTING OUT TO GET HEALTHY

#MotivationalMonday, Healthy You

I am occasionally met with questions and sometimes even challenged about my healthy lifestyle. Even friends and family sometimes poke at my intent for engaging in my routine cleanses or self-led reboot program and subsequent green eating routine. It goes something like this, “You didn’t need to lose weight,” or “You’re a marathon runner, you were … Read More

STRONG ARMS = STRONG RUNNER!

#FitnessFriday

This isn’t rocket science, running requires only a good pair of shoes and putting one foot in front of the other! What you might not think about is your core strength or even less likely your arms and how they make you a more efficient runner. Just 10 to 20 minutes a few times weekly … Read More

TEN DAYS CHANGED MY LIFE!

#TransformationTuesday

Those who know me well realize I’m a modest person. Posting photos of myself in a bikini isn’t something that is normally in my repertoire. That’s where the Ten Day Athletic Transformation Cleanse turned my whole world upside down. Yes, my husband still thinks I might have lost my mind! Happily, my personal Ten Day … Read More

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE PRIZE!

#MotivationalMonday

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE PRIZE Jokes, anecdotes, getting to know each other…these are the trademarks of a pacing event. Let’s face it, 3:55 minutes of strangers’ running together, means we are likely going to cover it all. One of the things you might not expect is the extra time I spend with pace groups on … Read More

MARATHON RECOVERY FOR STRENGTH

#FitnessFriday

MARATHON RECOVERY TIPS To optimize your marathon performance and to prepare for your next race, active and deliberate recovery are critical. With attention to the following points, you will be less sore and will become stronger for your next run. I take my recovery very seriously, so that the next race is set for success. … Read More

READING, WRITING, AND COOKING

#WednesdaysWeCook

READING, WRITING, and COOKING Cooking with your child is as essential as teaching him to read or to be fiscally smart. Yet rarely does a parent say, “I really need to start teaching my 8 year old son how to cook?!?!?!” …Not many!  Think about it this way, when you spend time with your children in at … Read More

LOOKING FOR KELLY SLATER!

#ThirstyThursday

Surfers, Juice, and Selfies Today, I met George Greenough. It was a good day. It might have been even better had Kelly Slater been there too! If you’re a surfer, you are already thinking I got autographs and selfies. And I did get a selfie…kind of, only these two world famous surfers weren’t there! Instead, … Read More

MOOSE MUNCH ANYONE?

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dessert Recipes, Recipes

Have you noticed that popcorn is literally exploding everywhere? The shelves at grocers are stocked with myriad offerings, and the fall holidays are a catalyst as well. From Moose Munch to fall popcorn balls, which are heavily laden with fats, candy, and chocolate drizzles, we all seem to want our popcorn! I would offer this as an … Read More

TRANSFORM YOUR GROCERY CART!

#TransformationTuesday

“Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Medicine Be Thy Food!” ~ Hippocrates How many times have you reached for a granola bar, feeling that it’s “healthy,” but not really? Go with your gut, because it probably isn’t healthy, and that granola bar is likely adding to your gut…plus some! Case in point, the FDA recently wrote KIND … Read More

HEAD TO STARBUCKS- REALLY!

#ThirstyThursday

MY LATEST CRAZE! Tired of drinking water ? Invited to meet friends for coffee? Thirsty and craving a “pick me up?” GO TO STARBUCKS! That’s right…you heard me correctly, that coffee shop on nearly every corner and well mapped out to orchestrate your errands! Don’t pretend you are unfamiliar with this routine! My newest find this week is Evolution … Read More