ONE STEP AHEAD OF DEATH: TEAM TUMOR (video)

We all face challenges-- trials and hardships that rock us to our core.  Few people have dealt with more health challenges than a friend I met several years ago while running, Dov Siporin.  And even fewer can go through all he does every day, and Read More
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DIANA’S WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY AND WORKOUT (+ video)

Every once in awhile you come across someone who instantly inspires you.  Diana Smith of Livy Love Designs is doing that for thousands of her followers on social media and her blog by documenting weight loss journey and workouts. I recently interviewed Read More
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HOW TO USE A HEART RATE MONITOR

If you work out, you've probably heard of or thought about a heart rate monitor. You may have wondered if you should be using one, but may be intimidated. Trainer Scott Browning says they can really make a difference in your results, if you use it properly. Read More
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RACE REPORT: ST. GEORGE MARATHON

I apologize for my absence from Friday until today.  Over the weekend, I ran the St. George Marathon-- my third full 26.2 mile race.  Wowza, what an experience and accomplishment for me.  After each race I run, I love to write down my experiences and Read More
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PRODUCT REVIEW: HOKA ONE ONE RUNNING SHOES

I posted last week on Instagram about my new running shoes and I had a few requests for a review, so here you go!  A full breakdown of this funky looking running shoe. That's really the best way to describe it.  They are fun-ky looking.  By far Read More
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WATER RUNNING

Today I'm excited to share something that has become a part of my training for my upcoming marathon:  water running. As I have mentioned before, I was plagued with injuries heading into this training season.  Pregnancy (and a dance career) really did Read More
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4 ESSENTIAL EXERCISES ON THE SWISS BALL (video tutorial)

You can spend a lot of money putting a home gym together. You can buy weights, and machines, and tools and contraptions that look like torture devices (or are torture devices?). But there is one item, trainer and fitness pro Scott Browning says, that Read More
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THE WONDERS OF FOAM ROLLING (HOW TO VIDEO)

It's no secret that if you are active, you will have aches and pains from time to time.  They go hand in hand.  But, what I didn't know until well into training for my first marathon is that there is something simple you can do from home that can Read More
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ABOVE AVERAGE RUN

Friday I had a very bad day.  I don't know about you, but when that happens, my brain starts to come up with all sorts of excuses and problems and reasons why I can't/shouldn't workout.  Luckily I had already made plans with my best friend, Kristi, Read More
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RUNNING AS OF LATE

Last night I ran 3.1 miles.  And I felt fan-freaking-tastic. It's not very far, I realize, especially considering that one 26.2 mile race I got into in October, but given how my poor body has been feeling lately, it's a big deal for me. This time Read More
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