8 Best Things About Summer Workouts

I don’t hate working out or running outside in the winter. By the time the weather starts warming up, though, I am already thinking of the advantages of hot weather workouts. With summer’s official start this week, I thought now would be a good time to go over the best things about summer workouts, so […]

What You Say To Yourself Matters – Goal Setting Tips

Years ago I took a professional development course in goal setting tips and how to set yourself up to achieve your goals. One of the themes of the classes was using positive language and positive self-talk. It was referred to as positive reframing and it meant not only to seeing negative experiences in a positive […]

At Home Circuit Workout

I love a good at-home workout. I’ve shared lots of ways you can use the space in your living room and get an efficient workout done (like this one and here and here, oh and this one where 6 of us bloggers gave you a workout each). Now I’m working back in a gym again, it’s […]

High Five Friday

This was a great week with my sister-in-law staying with me – yesterday I took her to the airport and was sad to say goodbye! We had kind of crappy weather while she was here, but the sun came through on her last couple of days, and she spent lots of time at the athletic […]

Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You…

Do one thing every day that scares you. I’ve read or heard this so many times (as has anyone who’s ever gone home clutching a Lululemon shopping bag) and sort of vaguely thought, “Yup, good advice.” But like all advice I think sounds like a good idea without actually thinking too hard about, when I […]

Covered Bridges Half Marathon 2017

What a gorgeous morning for the Covered Bridges Half Marathon! Our weather has been all over the place recently and there’s definitely been a lot of rain in the past couple of weeks, so it was a lovely surprise to a have a cool morning that became a warm, sunny day as the race went on. […]

High Five Friday

It’s Friday, I’m happy, and I hope you are too! Shout out to the lovely Allie who is racing an Olympic distance tri this weekend! Time to catch you up on what’s been going on this week with a High Five Friday. Check out the HFF brainchild Angela’s blog for more great reads and links […]

Bedtime Stretch Routine to Help You Sleep

When you stretch, you’re signaling to your muscles, “Okay, we’re done here. No need for the heavy lifting anymore, it’s time to wind down.” This is why I always tell clients to warm up using cardio and self-myofascial release like foam rolling, rather than doing static stretching before working out. (Here are 6 dynamic warm […]

Run It – Hydration tips and tricks for runners

As we approach the summer months, it’s good timing for the Run It series bloggers to be sharing hydration tips and tricks for runners. Hydration for runners is a topic that’s important in all weather and all seasons, though, and it can be tricky to get the balance right between under- and over-hydrating. We’ve got you […]

High Five Friday – Big News!

Happy almost weekend! This week finally, finally saw Vermont getting some summer preview temperatures and I was pretty happy about that! Given I’ve been out running in long sleeves up until recently, I’m more than ready for shorts and tank top weather. I have lots of fun news to share with you, so I figured […]