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Find Your Happy Pace. A Rundown of Different Running Workouts.

Why is it important to diversify your running workouts? People often ask me what helped me to get fast enough to qualify for the Boston Marathon? How did I get to my “Happy Pace?” While there are several factors that helped me,  I would definitely say that one of the most important was adding speedwork … Read More »

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#Sponsored Favorite Friday Five!

Five Favorites from this week! I am taking a cue from one of my favorite bloggers Happy Fit Mama today I am going to share with you my five new favorite things from this week! It’s Friday Five! *Disclaimer: I was given the Harbinger Fitness HumanX X2 Speed Rope by SMAK Publications and Marketing in exchange … Read More »

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Motivation Monday: Focus and Discipline

This week is all about Focus, and discipline.  It is week 12 of my Boston Marathon training and Coach Denise (The Sustainable Athlete) has been loading up my training schedule with some amazing workouts. Having a coach has definitely helped me to achieve great success because I feel more accountable about my training (if I … Read More »

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Running Hill Repeats!

Today I renewed my love for hill repeats. Perhaps I am a masochist but I have always LOVED running hills. People have always thought that I am nuts. I haven’t done any specific hill workouts in a long time but it felt amazing. I picked a pretty steep hill, the sun was setting the trees … Read More »

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Running to Middle Earth

Peace. Tranquility. Fresh air. A surprise run to “Middle Earth” aka the Franconia trails today was exhilarating and just what was needed. B. and I headed out for a 1:40 minute road run today and were both feeling pretty tired/blah about the run when we started but the entire mood of the run changed when … Read More »

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Energy

It has been crazy around here. I love having a full plate and being scheduled to the max. I always feel more productive. Although sometimes when I take a break for a minute I almost feel winded (almost like after running up a mountain . . . Which by the way I’ll be doing again … Read More »

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