Ready for Fall and 10 Strength Training Moves for Runners.

8 miles before 7 am with some gorgeous cloud cover. My legs were feeling so good too! I think it had something to do with the awesome cool breeze we’ve been experiencing lately. I’m seriously counting down the days for the arrival of glorious fall. So along with marathon training as most of you knowContinue reading “Ready for Fall and 10 Strength Training Moves for Runners.”

Trust Me on This One and a Divalicious Combo.

Pretty sure getting a 60 minute massage at the end of the work day yesterday was the best decision I’ve made in a while. I had a great run this morning burning up some miles on the ‘mill. I started things off with this arm definer workout on my NTC app. This baby really comesContinue reading “Trust Me on This One and a Divalicious Combo.”

Breakfast Running Club and No Excuses.

This morning I was up around 6 am for a quick 5 mile jaunt with my breakfast running club ladies. We have formed a little running club in my neighborhood so a couple of the ladies met up to watch the beautiful sunrise and sweat it out a bit. Although I love my solo runsContinue reading “Breakfast Running Club and No Excuses.”

Chasing the Sunrise and Living Room Workouts.

This morning’s run – 6 miles including some hill repeats while chasing the sunrise. Temps have dipped back down to the 30s and 40s today…hoping it stays that way for a little while. I love me some winter running in Texas. I taught my classes yesterday and did a 5 mile tempo run on theContinue reading “Chasing the Sunrise and Living Room Workouts.”

Turkey Day Tips.

This morning’s workout – did this awesome strength circuit in my living room w/ weights. Those wall sits are no joke!   Finished it off doing some yoga stretches…the pigeon pose is a great hip opening stretch if you do lots of cardio like spin classes and running. Tonight I will be teaching a cycleContinue reading “Turkey Day Tips.”

Itching to Lift and Rock the Vote.

Last night I was itching to get a strength training workout in. It has seriously been weeks since I have lifted anything other than suitcases or groceries. So I blew the dust off of these babies and got to work. Wall sits, shoulder presses, sumo squats, tricep dips, bicep curls OH MY. Washed it downContinue reading “Itching to Lift and Rock the Vote.”

Pump it.

This morning’s workout – 15 minute warm up…8 hill repeats 100 yds each…30(ish) minutes of cooling down. 6.7 miles done. I wore my CEP compression sleeves this morning during my run. They felt amazing!   I also enjoyed the beautiful sunrise by the lake. Lots of runners and people out this morning. Wasn’t too hotContinue reading “Pump it.”