11 Things You Will Learn When You THINK Your Life Just Fell Apart

Almost a year ago I wrote this post, the most vulnerable thing I had written at that time. I promised to continue to be real and raw with all of you so here’s to wrapping up the past year: one that brought change, growth, love and all the thanks with 11 things you will learn when you THINK your life…
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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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The Wisconsin Marathon Recap & An Important Lesson Learned

Nearly 6 months of training came to a close last weekend and while I am proud to say I finished my third marathon, things did not play out how I had hoped. But let’s back track about a month to when Eric and I had our regular status. (This is a long one, so buckle up and maybe grab a…
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CTM Band Review

Disclaimer: I received the CTM Band 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! As I’m winding down my training and amping up my recovery, the CTM Band has been a crucial tool in making sure I’m 110% ready for race day.…
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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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A Runner’s Guide to Self-Care

And just like that, I’m less than two weeks away from the Wisconsin Marathon. It’s hard to believe I’ve been training for this race since November. Yep, you read that right. I’ve been training for this race for 6 months. While there were quite a few setbacks on my way (mental & physical), the past couple of months have been…
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Re-Prioritizing: March Training Recap

March was a big month. The first weekend I was supposed to be running the One City Marathon and I could not be more thankful I pushed my race date back – although I was feeling strong after several HIIT classes at various gyms, my running time was not where I would want it to be. My first big run…
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