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

The Sprinter vs. the Marathoner

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While perusing the internet over the weekend, I stumbled upon a YouTube video explaining the differences between the sprinter and the marathoner.  The video shared the differences between fast and slow twitch muscles while also explaining the way these differences affect your physical appearance and performance. As soon as the video came to an end, my head went straight to … Read More

Run To The Sales

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It’s that time of year again and the sales are back on everything from TVs to turkeys.  For all of you who are getting ready to run out at 8PM on Thanksgiving night or if you are going to pick up some of the sweet deals before Christmas, be sure to check out this list.  We will be updating this … Read More

The Running Boom!

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Out on my long run on a beautiful Sunday morning, I was shocked by how many other runners were sharing my run with me. This awesome infographic explains it all. Enjoy! Technorati Tags: running, running boom, running infographic

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

The Day After the Marathon

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Day After The Marathon

We did it!  Meagan and I both completed our first marathons this past Sunday, and since then, we’ve been trying to heal up by staying off our feet, rolling out the sore spots with a foam roller and The Stick, and wearing our recovery socks as much as possible.  For anyone who has completed a marathon (or other particularly difficult … Read More

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