A little workout update: A while back I posted about the Emily Skye F.I.T. app I have been using for my workouts. Almost a year later and I’m still using the app – just in a different way. I like the variety of the workouts in the F.I.T app. , they are always different. Everyday there is… Continue reading Workout Update & High-Intensity Interval Training
In Mid-September my Husband and I took a few days off of work and backpacked the trails at Ludington State park. This was our first time doing a day-hike only trip. We decided to back heavy since most of our gear would stay at the camp site and each day we would complete day-hikes with limited gear. We… Continue reading Ludington State Park- Hiking Trip
On Sunday, June 5th, we ran the Dexter-Ann Arbor Half Marathon. We ran all 13.1 miles of this race! This was my second half marathon and my husbands first. After a sleepless night, we got up early. Our neighbors were hosting their daughters wedding and there was music, drinking and dancing that kept one of us… Continue reading Race Recap: Dexter-Ann Arbor Half Marathon
I remember shopping at an upscale grocery store when I was 21. I noticed all the wine and the elaborate packaging. Some of the bottles looked rustic and crafty, others were more elegant. I felt like the wine was marketed just for me. At that moment drinking wine seemed like it could be classy and cool. I can remember thinking… Continue reading Unpopular Opinion: Drinking
One part of the Girls on the Run Curriculum is hosting a mock 5K for your team. I absolutely loved this event. My first year coaching we had 5 girls on the team. For the Mock 5K we had 100% participation. We also invited their parents and families to participate. The next year our team… Continue reading Step-By-Step Guide Mock GOTR/STRIDE 5K
I did some light research today on proper breathing techniques for running. I plan on trying these during my long run tomorrow! I never really cared how I breathed while running. I figured that I was a decent runner and breathing came natural, no reason to fix something that ain’t broken. I started running when… Continue reading Breathing Tips for Runners
A list of 8 essential hygiene products to put in your backpack.