March 13, 2015

TRX Rip Core

Since Mercedes is open and I really don’t have any races on my schedule, I was discussing with Coach Ann about what I wanted to concentrate on next. Ultimately, I’d like a 5K or a 10K PR for the Spring and to strengthen all these stabilizing muscles and get my core stronger. Ann suggested some […]

November 7, 2012

My Before and After Weight Loss

Two years ago, I made the decision to alter what I eat. I started on Weight Watchers. Was I fat? Nope. But I wasn’t happy when I looked into the mirror, and no matter what anyone would tell me, I decided to do it for me. What flipped the switch for me was the next […]

December 31, 2011

Here I come, 2012!

Since 2011 was such a rockstar year, I’ve decided to go big or go home with 2012. Here are my goals for 2012. Run a sub 2:15 half marathon. get ripped. Meaning.. workout with weights. be able to hold a handstand for 30 seconds.. possibly do a handstand push up. Run 1,000 for the year. […]

November 3, 2011

Training is like giving birth.

I have hit mild freak out mode. I am running my 3rd half marathon on Saturday. Sometimes it freaks me that I am a runner. If you knew me 10 years ago, you would have laughed at the fact that I run now. It still amazes me that I do this. It has taught me […]

October 25, 2011

Discouragement. It really stinks.

You know those days where your running doesn’t make sense to the training you’ve been doing? Even running 4 miles is a struggle when you did 10 with little problem? Well.. those training runs turned into a training week. After a few of those terrible runs, you get discouraged. It starts to wear on your […]

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