I will admit that I love being comfortable; who doesn't? There's nothing wrong with living a comfortable life. Comfort is welcoming, predictable, and safe. But, what if I told you that stepping outside of that little cozy box you find yourself in could take you somewhere pleasantly unexpected. I'm going to put this in the context… Continue reading Maybe a Little Bit of Fear Is All We Need
It seems like everything advances so quickly these days and new fuels, technology, and gadgets are always on the rise in the fitness world. I will admit that love trying new things and in this space when I advocate for a product, I am doing it on behalf of myself because I fully stand behind… Continue reading These are a Few of my Favorite Things!
After taking my first trip out to Colorado in 2013 and getting to experience the mountains, things changed for me. I found myself craving experiences that really put things into perspective and challenge me to think beyond the borders of my day-to-day life. The mountains are magical. Having a bad day? Sit yourself at the… Continue reading Life Above 14,000ft.
It’s that time of the year again! Training is kicking off for many fall marathons and since you decided to check out this article, it may be safe to assume that you are looking for tips on how to make this training segment your best one yet or you took the plunge and signed up… Continue reading The Training Guide for Running Your First Marathon Successfully (and Safely!)
I'm not an expert, but when I find things that work for me, I hold on tight and never let go [exaggeration]. It took a while for me to finally figure out my running do's and don'ts. It really is not a process you should rush. I will be very honest about this and if… Continue reading Quality Over Quantity
I think I am finally realizing why the mountains will never get "old" for me. I crave the challenge of starting at rock bottom (pun intended) and maneuvering my way around rocks, roots, and trees to make it to the top, only to look out see that I am surrounded by sister peaks that stand… Continue reading Take a Hike
Hello from Colorado! Over the past couple weeks I have moved from Ann Arbor, back home, and now to Colorado! I will be here for the next 11 weeks while I complete my internship requirement for my program. I am at a wonderful nonprofit focusing on creating an equitable environment for healthy foods and physical… Continue reading Running at Elevation