Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

Friday Finds: Fall Fitness and Running FUN!

September 4, 2015 at 7:07 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “5 Fall Races/Race Vacations.” I am going with 5 Fall Races/”Race-cations” and Fitness Fun. I barely did any…

Get Fit, Get Fed + Give Back This September #Giveaway

August 30, 2015 at 8:21 am
fit sept fi

It is hard for me to believe that Labor Day is almost here. Thank goodness I have some great September events to look forward to! Plus, I have some great news.  If you are in Chicago (or want to visit) you can join me. I love to run and I love to eat, so when I was offered the opportunity to be a Cooking Light…

Friday Finds: You Know What I Did This Summer?

August 28, 2015 at 7:04 am
5 Things Summer FI

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “5 Things I Did This Summer.” I can’t believe that this summer is nearly over. Can you? It…

Tried It Tuesday: New Racefood Fastbar Flavor!

August 25, 2015 at 5:57 am
racefood fastbar new

You may remember my rave review of Racefood Fastbars. I was the first on my block to try Cranberry & Almond Racefood Fastbars. Racefood Fastbar is a nougat style energy bar from South Africa that is available in the US from my friends at RacePak (review). Tyler, one of RacePak’s founders, told me it was amazing. He was right! Recently, RacePak contacted me again to…

Friday Finds: 5 Reasons to Try HIIT (from The Fit Foodie Mama)

August 14, 2015 at 6:30 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week I am on vacation so I have a special treat for you! Annmarie a/k/a The Fit Foodie Mama offered to…

Tried it Tuesday: Natural Therapeutic Solutions from NatraCure

August 11, 2015 at 5:57 am
natracure cold wrap

I’m two for two this week. Patrick from NatraCure reached out to me to see if I wanted to try some items from their line. Their slogan is “Living Better Naturally” so he pretty much had me at hello. NatraCure develops therapeutic solutions for active people who value natural treatments. After serving the medical professionals for over 40 years, NatraCure now offers the same innovative…

Stay Cool with SUB Sports Dual Compression #Giveaway

August 10, 2015 at 5:58 am
SUB Sports Compression

I’m not going to lie…It is pretty awesome when a new company reaches out to see if I want to try some new running gear. Sam from SUB Sports in the UK wrote to me after seeing one of my giveaways and asked me if I wanted to try out some of their compression leggings. Since it’s summer, I asked to check out the 3/4 length…