May #MoveOfTheMonth: Recovery Hip Flow

With the recent mindset switch to strength and short distance speed, it only seemed right to incorporate a #MoveOfTheMonth challenge. Each month, I’ll share one move that I will be doing every day (reps tbd) to increase my strength. The move will be designed to complete with limited equipment and in a 10 minutes or less. I thought it would…
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The Summer of Strength & Speed

Post-Wisconsin Marathon, I’m having all the feels. Pride, strength, determination, defeat, shame. However, nothing can keep me away from the sport I love so here’s what I’ve got coming up on my schedule: Chase Corporate Challenge Thursday, May 24 3.5 miles Goal: be smart and complete it as hard as my legs are willing Team Salute Race Sunday, May 27…
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5 Reasons to Workout (Other Than ‘for a Thigh Gap’)

Last year, I had the pleasure of being an ambassador for the first annual National Fitness Day and also hosting a class to benefit Girls on the Run at Pilates ProWorks West Loop. This year, although I’ll be celebrating a little bit differently, I still want to share the amazingness of the day (coming up on May 5 – mark your calendars…
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Going Makeup FRÉe With My New Skincare Routine

To say this past winter has been rough on my skin would be an understatement. For the first time ever, I’ve actually been training. Frequently switching from indoor treadmill work to long runs in the brutal wind, sleet, snow – you name it, I’ve run through it. So yeah, my skin has been more angry than usual with me. So…
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A Year of Constantly on the Run

It’s hard to believe it’s been 365 days since I launched Constantly | A Blog for the Girl on the Run. On the flip side, I can’t believe it’s only been 365 days – so much has happened in such a short period of time. When I launched Constantly, I had no idea what I was doing (TBH I still…
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A Review: Team Salute Charity Class at CTF

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of hosting a charity class at CrossTown Fitness in Lakeview! With three locations across the Chicagoland area (West Loop, Lakeview – obv, and their newest location – Roscoe Village), CTF provides everything one could need from strength training to cardio to recovery. And this charity class was no exception. Trainer (and friend from…
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Under Armour HOVR Sonic Review

Disclaimer: I received the Under Armour HOVR Sonic as part of being a BibRave Pro, however all opinions are my own. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro and check out BibRave.com to find and review races! If you’ve ever talked to me about running, you know I’ll say it all starts with a good shoe. But recommending a good shoe…
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Half & Full Marathon Training Plans

I’ve noticed over the past month, my 13 week marathon training plan has really been popping. I’ve also gotten a ton of questions about tips on training for your first half or full marathon so I figured it was time to share this with everyone! I have put together a basic training plan for a half and full marathon for…
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