What’s Coming Up – Strength Training, Stretching, and Nutrition Tips

Well hello there, readers, I have been MIA! October was a busy, exciting month for me, and I’m excited to share what’s been going on with you guys.   First up, I taught a small group training program I have been working on for a while now, which is very much tied to my area […]

Life Lately

I thought it was time for a little catch up post on what was going on in my life lately… I’ve been so busy with training, and my boys, and life in general this summer, that I haven’t been blogging as often. So, this is what I’ve been up to! RUNNING I’m loving trail running, […]

Workout Clothes Under $50 You’ll Love

A couple of weeks ago, a new client came to my gym to meet me for her first session. She asked at the front desk how she’d recognize me. They told her, “Oh, you can’t miss Carly. She’s always in bright colors and crazy patterned tights.” As it turned out, that day happened to be […]

Be Well: Wellness Weekend at the Woodstock Inn

Woodstock, Vermont has been my home for just a few months now. It wasn’t a carefully researched, planned move, and honestly I had no idea whether it was the right decision. One thing that has made this move a positive one for me is the sense of community I’ve experienced in this town, and a […]

Tips on Trail Running for Beginners

One of the things I was looking forward to when moving to Vermont was trying out trail running. My experience of running was so tied to living in a big city. There were organized races on almost every weekend. City streets and bridges usually made up a portion of every run, and heading into Prospect […]

High Five Friday

It’s time to say welcome to the weekend with a High Five Friday! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday week, full of fireworks, barbecues and fun. Check out Angela’s blog (the OG of HFF) for more great reads! FIVE FROM INSTAGRAM Come follow me here if we’re not already connected! šŸ™‚ I found […]

5 Things You Can Do Today for a Happy Week

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and you’re feeling positive, excited, and like you can tackle the world…right? Me neither. šŸ˜‰ Rather than fall into the ‘Mondays suck’ cliche, there are some small, simple ways you can make your day go better (and hopefully keep it going for a happier week). Like all things health and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]