About MeI'm a Californian starting a new adventure in Texas. My favorite things include traveling, being outside, reading good books, exercising, and spending time with family and friends. I do my best to take care of my body by eating healthy foods ... especially when oats are involved! I am a NSCA certified personal trainer and love to share workouts with you. Please always consult with a medical professional before beginning an exercise program. This blog is not a substitute for medical advice. Listen to your body and do what works for you!
Category Archives: Training
When I woke up this morning, I realized my first marathon is a little over 6 months away – yikes! I’ve been training for about two and a half months now and completed an 11 mile run last week. Over … Continue reading
I’ve completed 7 weeks of marathon training!! Over the past few weeks I’ve discovered three “secret weapons” that have helped me stay motivated and healthy:
Happy Friday! I’m linking up again this week with Annemarie from The Fit Foodie Mama, Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl, Farrah from Fairyburger and Montana from Pretty Lil Mudder to bring you healthy smoothie recipes! Please be sure to check … Continue reading
I’m happy to report that I finished all of my workouts for weeks 2 and 3 of marathon training! Week 3 is the last week that I only run 3 days per week. Week 4 adds one more day of … Continue reading
About three weeks ago, I started training for my first marathon. A planner by nature, I spent a while researching training plans, drafting possible schedules and reading books, blogs and articles about running. Armed with knowledge and a training plan … Continue reading
My marathon training begins this week. Part of me feels thrilled and can’t wait to start. The other part remembers how challenging the last third of my half marathon felt …