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
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
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
Recently I began using the Emily Skye F.I.T app for my strength training. This app is easy to use and if you stick to it you will see the results. The workouts are quick and minimal equipment is needed. You will need:
I started coaching Girls on the Run in 2014 and I fell in love right away. The program is designed around running but it does a whole lot more! Each and every lesson in the 10 week season focuses on a topic that will strengthen the character of a young girl. From peer-pressure to healthy eating all 20… Continue reading You Should Coach a GOTR Team!
My Running Favorites! Until recently I never considered myself a gadget girl. After thinking about it I realized that there are actually a ton of gadget and gear that I absolutely love for running. Over the years I have come to have a few favorites that I consider exceptionally helpful.