Five things I learned during my month off from ALL exercise

Five things I learned during my month off from ALL exercise

When I found out I was suffering from a stress fracture on the top of my left foot AND something with my ligament in my left ankle, my heart sunk. I was told that I was not permitted to do any weight-bearing exercise, and that left me with riding a bike (in the freezing cold) [...]

The Power of 48-72 Hours

The Power of 48-72 Hours

Ah, runners. We can be undoubtedly dedicated to our sport and our training (I'm trying to say that nicely, but what I really mean is that we don't know when to quit). Running long distances requires the mental stamina to push through physical pain, so we are used to working through pain vs. stopping to [...]

Cross Training, Momming, and A Day In The Life – Runner Edition

Cross Training, Momming, and A Day In The Life – Runner Edition

I've gotten a lot of comments and messages in the past few months about my running schedule. Spoiler alert: It isn't perfect! I do try to stick to a schedule, though. My schedule changes throughout the year depending on what I am training for. Half marathons obviously merit longer runs than 10ks, etc. I also [...]