Skora Fit: First Look

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I recently received a pair of Skora Fits, and wanted to give you an early look at them while I work on getting in enough mileage to write a full review. The Fit is the latest addition to the Skora line-up–it was introduced early this spring, and is priced at $94.95, making it the least expensive model Skora offers. My … Read More

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Barbell Denim: Functional Denim for Athletes

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Finding a pair of jeans that fits well is one of my least favorite things to do. Not only are my legsĀ several inches longer than most people’s, but I have a generous helping of thigh and butt relative to my waist. This means that I am often forced to buy jeans that are an inch or two too large in … Read More

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge: Before We Begin

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I’ve written a few times on this blog about my struggles with weight gain/loss. A few years ago, over the course of about 2 years, I gained a significant amount of weight. Before our wedding, I managed to lose about 25 pounds of it by counting calories and running and was very happy with my progress. That said, because I … Read More

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Running Movie of the Week: Forrest Gump

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One of my favorite pastimes is watching movies. So, now that my racing season is over until the spring and the temperatures are starting to drop outside, I decided it would be a good time to enjoy some inspirational running movies and share my picks with you! I’ve already seen some of the movies I’ll share, but others I’ll be … Read More

MeaganRunning Movie of the Week: Forrest Gump

Marathon Thoughts: Thank You Rob Thomas!

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As most long distance runners will tell you, running is just as much about mental toughness as it is about physical toughness. We’re now four days out from running our first marathon and, at this point, it feels like it’s all about the mental game. I’m confident in all of the training I’ve done, and my longest run of 21 … Read More

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Merrell Proterra Vim (Mid) Sport Review

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Fieldwork and minimalist shoes are not two things I ever planned on combining. Hiking over rubbly lava flows, through dense brush and over downed trees, and on steep slopes, all while carrying a pack loaded up with 40 pounds of rocks, requires sturdy shoes, whether I like it or not. Features like a thicker, stiffer sole and a high-cut vamp … Read More

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Running Tall: Gear for Tall Women

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Being a 6’1″ tall woman has its advantages. For example, I can reach pretty much every top shelf I encounter, I’ve been tall enough to ride every roller coaster at Cedar Point (bonus points if you know where that is!) since I was about 8 years old, and being long-limbed was definitely an advantage in the pool when I swam … Read More

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