Recovery Week

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Ah, recovery week, we meet again. Okay well, we are about to say goodbye again in two days, but our time together this week has been lovely. First order of business this past week was to invest in one of these.  It’s a Napsack and it’s amazing.  My husband and I LOVE camping.  This will […]

Fitness Friday

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My first “Fitness Friday” I you want to join in on the fun, click HERE to read all about it. I love this quote describing Fitness Friday:  “It’s about sharing progress and successes. Not perfection.” I certainly do not reach “perfection” in all of my workouts, but I do look for progress and success over […]

Wordless Wednesday

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Question of the Week: Compression Socks Answered!

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This week’s question & answer:  Compression Socks 1.  Do you wear compression socks? 2.  If yes, what brand/model do you prefer MOST? 3.  Do you use compression socks more for running/training OR recovery?

My Magical Ability with Injuries

Have I mentioned that I have a magical ability to make tendonitis appear in my foot every 6 months?  For the past 2 years, every February and August, I have had to miss at least a week of good running because of tendonitis. If you don’t like feet, skip looking at the next photo. If […]

Workouts, Bondi, & a Challenge

I love how a good track workout always puts me in a tired, but good mood. I was a little iffy about how today’s workout would go…mostly due to to missing my afternoon nap today.  I’m beginning to wonder how I will ever make it through entire workday come the Fall without my afternoon nap! […]

18

I’ve run 18 miles or longer before, but for some reason it still feels GOOD to be able to say I ran 18 miles today!  I ran a really  successful 16 miles last Friday, so I was nervous about today’s run not going as well.  Last Friday was much cooler and overcast the whole time. […]

Trigger Point

I wanted to share a product that I can’t live without right now.  I have been using the Trigger Point Massage Ball to help with a tightness in my hip flexor area.  I tried Active Release Therapy (ART) for this tightness prior to my Spring marathon, but found it expensive and pretty painful.  I also […]

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