Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

Sometimes Low Expectations Are The Best Kind!

May 22, 2016 at 6:49 am
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For the past few weeks, I have been in a bit of a funk. Nothing major, but I have been feeling a bit burnt out mentally and physically. My legs have been super tired and my energy level has been bad. This is not my natural state. I do think it may be time to get a physical (or at very least clean up my…

Summer’s Coming! Ultimate Direction #Giveaway

May 9, 2016 at 6:38 am
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Summer’s coming! As a runner, that means lighter clothes, earlier starts and more focus on hydration. Through my relationship with Outdoor PR, I got sent some awesome handheld water bottles from Ultimate Direction. I am going to tell you about the new bottles and then give one away to a lucky reader, so read on! You may not know this, but in 1985 Ultimate Direction…

Grab a Cup for the May Ultimate Coffee Date

May 8, 2016 at 8:31 am
NYC Coffee

Welcome to the fifth Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2016. I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance, Lynda @ Fitness Mom Wine Country, & Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I would tell you. So grab a cup and “listen” and then tell me…

Fun in the Sun Giveaway Hop

May 5, 2016 at 6:18 am
Fun in the Sun Giveaway Hop

I love participating in Runaway Bridal Planner’s health and fitness blogger giveaway blog hops. This is the second one of 2016. Welcome to the “Fun in the Sun” Giveaway Hop! In case you are not familiar with it, a blog hop is a set of blog posts by different bloggers that are linked together. In this case, each blog hosts a unique giveaway and provides…

Tried it Tuesday: Sweat Activated Tees from ViewSPORT

May 3, 2016 at 6:08 am
champions FI

You may remember from my holiday runner gift guides and many pics, I dig my sweat activated Ts from ViewSPORT. They make t-shirts, tech tees and tank tops with fun sayings on the front and sweat activated (see photos for explanation) messages on the back. These are perfect for the runner (or Crossfitter) with a great sense of humor! My first two said, “Run More…

May Happenings

May 1, 2016 at 8:39 am
May Happenings FI

It’s May Day! It feels like October here, but I am hoping that too will pass. The Husband and I are having a quiet weekend after some travels last week. I was thinking about some things I have coming up in May that I am excited about. You will definitely hear more but here are some on the thing that I have coming up in…

Tried It Tuesday: Body Glide #Giveaway

April 26, 2016 at 5:14 am

If you’ve been around here, you know I have been running for well over twenty years. Despite that, I sometimes still make mistakes and need to go back to the basics. If you saw my LA Marathon recap and SLS3 review, you know I got pretty chafed up. Chafing is the such a bummer and it’s also preventable. I have tried and liked many anti-chafe…