Self Sabotage – Recognize it!

We are now 15 days into the new year.  About this time is when people begin to lose momentum towards their goals. I, for one, have not been very active.  Mostly because I never set a real goal.  For myself a weekly goal for work outs rarely keeps me motivated.  I usually need an external…

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RNRSA – 2 Days to go

Ahhhh, two days until my 7th half marathon. I shouldn’t be “scared” since this is my 7th one but in reality I am scared. My mind tells me “be afraid” my heart and gut tell me “we got this!” When our mind and heart are not aligned it is a terrible struggle. One where we…

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Holidays, Breastfeeding, & Running – Oh my!

This week has been ultra-busy and I had the luxury of not cooking for Thanksgiving. We went over to my husband’s family’s house. With a full time job, breastfeeding and other obligations sticking to a running schedule is not the easiest but completely possible. With the help of my family, it is easy. Here’s how…

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Health & Fitness: One Size does not fit all

We go to professionals for advice on health, nutrition and fitness. Each “expert” in the field, doctors, fitness instructors etc… but there is no one size fits all in health & nutrition. And the real problem here, is that no one can really tell you what will work, it’s really all trial & error. Doctors…

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Feb Update

Well I’m finally back to my work out routine! Jan was horrible! I was sick off/on for 3 wks had 2 different bugs and caught the flu. Coming back to working out was so tough, I didn’t feel like working out and when I did I didn’t have the energy. It feels great to finally…

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Ellie Activewear

If you haven’t heard of Ellie activewear it is a montly subscription box that has a 3 or 5 piece option for $39 or $49 each month. Its a great deal for quality work out clothes. This month they had 3 options to choose from see below. They accidently sent me the wrong order so…

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Feeling flabby

So I’m technically 18 weeks out till my first bikini competition…. feels surreal to write that. It’s Monday and I just don’t feel like anything not to mention my shoulder feels achy.  Today I’m working on Shoulders and working on gaining some mass. My coach is allowing me to pay per session to make it…

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19 weeks Out – Bikini Prep

Ok so I don’t know anything about bikini prep well not that I don’t’ know anything I’m just not an expert by any means. I know about working out and working on getting lean but no actual bikini prep etc experience.   First thing to know if you are thinking about a bikini competition there are…

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March 2017 Goals

First I’ll reflect back on Jan and Feb… for Jan I was active almost every day except two days. I’m proud of that. For Feb I was active about 4 days a week and ran about 10miles min each week. For this month I want to focus on both strength training and my food intake….

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Sunday Funday

Today started with a 90min slow run which was 5 miles. My neighbor and her daughter joined me and my niece. It wasn’t as hot as I expected so I’m glad about that. It was cloudly so I think that made my morning run/walk so nice.  When we got home the lil one had just…

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