Question of the Week: Running/Workout Preferences


After participating in Jill’s Fitness Friday Posts, I have noticed I am lacking variety in my running and workout routine.  That lead me to this week’s question… {I decided that it would be fun and interesting to have a “Question of the Week.”  I will follow this up with another post consisting of the answers […]

100th Post & Gear Review: Bondi Band Armband

Armband holding some GU

Did you know that Bondi not only makes awesome Headbands, but they also make Armbands?  Directly from Bondi Band’s website: {“Bondi Band Armbands are a convenient way to carry your cell phone, ipod, identification, credit card, cash, keys, gels and more for hands-free running. Made of our stretchy, moisture wicking Bondi Max fabric, they have […]

This Week’s Featured Runner #11

 This week’s Featured Runner is the the voice behind the blog at pdxfoodie01.  She’s also an accomplished runner with some great upcoming running goals! {I have a great lineup of runners who are ready to share their stories, goals, training plans, favorites, and much more.  I hope to introduce you to one of them each week. […]

Fitness Friday #3 & Celebrations!

Shalane autographed my medal!

My workouts this week definitely looked a little different than they usually do.  Change in routine is good for us though…that’s how I’m looking at this week’s Fitness Friday anyway! Saturday: No run/workouts, spent the day at the RW Expo, and getting ready for the half marathon on Sunday. Ice Bath-Bart Yasso suggested trying this […]

Runner’s World Marathon Half Recap

Woo!  We finished!

I wasn’t sure what to expect running a half marathon 21 days after completing a full marathon.  Sure, a lot of people have done this with even less time in between races, but I knew for me this might be a challenge.  I also didn’t taper for this race.  I took some easy days after […]

Question of the Week Answered: Post Race Problems

Runner's World Half Marathon Festival Weekend

I am so very thankful fort the responses to my cry for help with this week’s question! What post race recovery ideas have you tried to help fight off any potential upset stomach/GI issues?  And have they worked? Here are some of the responses I received to help with stomach/GI issues during or after a […]

Runner’s World Half Marathon Expo!

The Expo & Race Finish Area

When I first heard there was going to be a Runner’s World Event in Bethlehem, PA, I knew I had to sign up!  Not only would it be a whole weekend full of running festivities, but it was also being held in the area where my husband went to college.   What an incredible weekend […]

Question of the Week: Post Race Problems

Watching Brendan get his award as my stomach is yelling at me

I’ve heard some great input from everyone with both responses (from the question of the week) AND and question of the week ideas.  I was planning on using one of the ideas someone offered for today’s post, but I had to push another topic to the top last minute… {I decided that it would be […]

This Week’s Featured Runner #10


This week’s Featured Runner is a fellow #sweatpink and #fitfluential Ambassador!  She also blogs over at Sneakers and Fingerpaints.  Curious how she came up with the unique name for her blog?  I was too… {“My blog name came from my two biggest passions: working out and being an artist (there’s more info in my story […]

#Sweatpink Blog SWAP!


Today I have a special treat for you… Steph from Steph’s Miles is taking over my blog!  She is ready to share a little about herself and how she got into running.  I hope you all enjoy her and much as I do.  Take it away Steph! Hey There! My name is Stephanie and I blog […]

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