High Five Friday

High Five Friday - Sharing some positive vibes and great reads from the week.

Holy week, Batman. Lots happened this week and life is about to get a whole lot crazier (I'm moving next weekend, for example! I know...). Time for a High Five Friday to raise a glass to a long but fun week. Don't forget to check out Angela's blog for more High Five Friday fun. FIVE FROM INSTAGRAM Follow me here if we're not already connected! … [Continue reading]

Inspirational Running Moments That Had Me in Tears

Inspirational running moments that will have you in tears (happy tears!)

The Boston Marathon is one of the most inspiring running events of the year.This year I couldn't watch the race live and I was really bummed to have missed it. As soon as I was free, I started watching all the highlights videos and reading all the media commentary. It's not the runners' speed that I'm inspired by - it's their dedication and … [Continue reading]

50 Healthy Snack Ideas

50 Healthy Snack Ideas - Whether you're a food prep queen, or just want to grab something at the store, these healthy snack options are a lifesaver!

There are so many healthy options for snacks that it should be impossible to resort to raiding the vending machine, or picking whatever looks good at the store when you're already starving. Already starving = unhealthy choice, usually. I've rounded up some great easy recipes and healthy snack ideas from healthy living bloggers so you can prep … [Continue reading]

High Five Friday – Sunshine

High Five Friday - Sunshine! Sharing some positive vibes and great reads from the week.

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. - Walt Whitman Sunshine! How I have missed it! This week brought warm temperatures and cloudless skies to Vermont (okay and rain, but happily it only seemed to rain at night). I got out for some lovely runs by the lake and on the cross-country ski trails nearby. I'm sure … [Continue reading]

3 Awesome At Home Workouts

3 Awesome At-Home Workouts - Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced options for when you want to work out, but you're stuck at home!

Sometimes it's just tough to get out of the house for a workout. This weekend was the first time since winter took hold up here in Vermont that I looked around out on my run and thought, "It's time I could take Baby T out for some stroller running." The snow is finally melted and it opens me up to more outdoor running and working out. Without … [Continue reading]

10 Famous Running Scenes in Movies

10 Famous Running Scenes in Movies - what's your favorite running scene (in a non-running movie)? See if made this running blog's list!

The other night I was watching an episode of Shameless and was surprised by a scene in which the character Fiona, aka unlikeliest-runner-ever, reveals she was a track star in high school and makes her way back to a track one morning to see how she does in the 1600m. I'm sure I wasn't the only runner watching a decidedly non-running show … [Continue reading]

The Top 3 Misconceptions About Strength Training for Women

The Top 3 Misconceptions About Strength Training for Women

Even if you're perfectly at home working out and strength training (and psst, if you're not, you should check out my beginner's guide to navigating the gym!), there are always a few misconceptions about fitness that come up over and over again, especially when it comes to women. As a personal trainer, I’m used to clients and gym members asking … [Continue reading]

8 Inspirational Running Quotes

8 Inspirational Running Quotes

Maybe I'm alone in this, but I'm the type of person who loves to read inspirational running quotes, or really anything about running in general, after I've gone for a run. When I get back from a good run and have that tired, achy feeling in my body, but my soul feels amazing, it's refreshing to me to read what magic other runners find in their … [Continue reading]

Run It – The Best (and Worst!) Running Advice

Run It - The best (and worst!) running advice. 6 running coaches and bloggers share the best and worst advice for racing and running they've heard.

Ever thought to yourself after a race, "Well, let's just call that one a learning experience..."? In this month's Run It series, my fellow running bloggers and I share all the best and worst running and racing advice we've received - what worked, what didn't, and why. When it comes to advice, what works perfectly for one person may be a fail for … [Continue reading]

High Five Friday

High Five Friday - Spring! Sharing positivity and some great reads from the week.

Happy almost weekend! This week saw the first day of spring and I am so happy about it. Spring is definitely my favorite season - it means winter is finally (finally!) on its way out and there's the promise of a long summer ahead. Of course, it's snowing here again, but that's crazy Vermont weather for you. I'm following Angela's lead again … [Continue reading]