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Jan 29

January 29, 2015

Training for my 4th marathon begins

Marathon Training Has Begun I have signed up to run the Country Music Marathon in Nashville on April 25th.  I’m not sure how sleep deprived I was or if someone slipped something in my coffee that morning, but on a whim, I just decided to sign up and go for it. I ran this same marathon in 2013 and it was definitely the worst weather conditions I have ever run in. It was also my husband’s first marathon.  It was…

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Dec 10

December 10, 2014

Got 20 minutes? Try this Hills and Sprints Treadmill workout!

It’s that time of year where as winter settles in we spend more time indoors and of course, on the treadmill.  While I am willing to run in fairly cold weather, I draw the line below 30 degrees.  It’s just not fun. So the other day I headed to the gym determined to get a good workout.  I had limited time but wanted something that would keep me interested, challenge me, and make the time go fast. I came up…

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Dec 12

December 12, 2013

My Essential Gear for Winter Running

Winter is no time to slack off from your normal workout routine.  Sure, it’s cold outside and much darker which doesn’t do much for helping your motivation but I promise, spring and summer will be here soon!  You don’t want to spend those months playing catch up on your healthy lifestyle.  Instead, just continue it through the winter. I often get asked if I still run and workout outdoors during the winter.  Sure I do!  There are some days when…

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