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{30 Under 30} Half Marathon Training Begins

July 30, 2013
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Back at the beginning of the year, I put together a list of goals I’d like to accomplish in 2013. Not resolutions per say, because I still feel as though that term has negative connotations, but rather a list of activities that I thought it’d be fun to tackle throughout the year. I’ve made a headway on that list, but one of the items featured (the first one, in fact) was the goal of running a half marathon – something…

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Insanity: Our Summer Fitness Challenge

July 8, 2012
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Over the course of the last nine months or so, I’ve come to the startling realization that I’m a workaholic. Probably not a revelation to my friends and family who put up with me, but somewhat of a surprise to me. You see, I’m a social media strategist, which is to say, I get paid to spend 10-12 hours a day managing and driving conversations on a variety of online communities using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc. I’ve always been…

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Core Calisthenics: 3 Song Workouts

May 24, 2012
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If you’re looking for a quick way to strengthen your core and get your workout on, look no further. Below you’ll see 3 song workouts for every day of the week! I stumbled across this series on Pinterest, but the original blog they were posted on has since been deactivated, which is a real bummer as I’ve really found these workouts to be effective. As the Marine Corps says, “Pain is weakness leaving the body.” Ooh rah! Sunday 45 jumping…

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#RWRunStreak: 38 Days of Running

May 23, 2012
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I’ve never felt as full of life, energy, and dare I say zen, as I did when Chris and I were running regularly. Training for races like the Minnie Marathon and the Gate River Run was both exhausting and exhilarating – but after several frustrating injuries, I’ve struggled with returning to a regular run regimen. Thankfully for me, Runner’s World announced this week that they’re kicking off their first ever Summer Run Streak, a friendly challenge to runners everywhere to…

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