As the weather here in ‘cuse is getting more enjoyable, I’ve picked up my mileage and made running a priority again. I started running when I was 11, and since then it’s never something that’s fully out of my life (the longest I’ve gone without it was one month due to injury). I do fluctuate on … More Race Recap: Eart Day Half Marathon
Last month I set some ambitious goals (read about them here) and now it’s time to check in on that progress while outlining my April goals. March Goals: Grow my @healthydoseoflife Instagram to 450 followers. Check! I’ve been hovering just over the 450 mark. A more consistent posting schedule, following and commenting on other profiles, … More March Goals Update + April Goals
You know what they say about March weather: coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb? Well, in addition to the weather portion, March has come in like a lion for my personal life – stomach bug, wedding planning meetings, open prep. So I’m a little late with this post! But I’m … More March Goals
Happy Friday! Here are my favorite things from this week: This little reminder about an amazing cuse win: http://www.diddukewin.com/ These articles that provide calorie insight for runners: http://www.crazyrunninggirl.com/2017/02/22/calories-burned-running-the-reality/ http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/running-to-lose-weight This song by Coldplay and The Chainsmokers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM7MFYoylVs This sunrise that greeted me before my morning workout How was your week?
Great question. Let me start by saying I’m not a medical professional, so I’m not technically qualified to give you that kind of advice. But, as someone who doesn’t like to miss a workout, I have researched and read up on the topic. I’ve been feeling sick lately myself – headache, congestion, fatigue. My general … More Should I work out when I’m sick?
The right music can make or break your workout. When I need a push at crossfit, the right song can get me in the zone. Bumping beats can distract you from the pain and fatigue of a workout. Studies have shown it can even reduce perceived effort and increase endurance, allowing people to work out longer than they … More Workout Playlist – Feb 2017
Winter can be a tough time for runners. Sometimes I love a snowy outdoor run, sometimes it’s dark and blizzarding and I find myself on the treadmill. I used to think of treadmill running as a chore – sometimes it can feel that way. For the most part, that changed for me when I started … More Treadmill Workouts