Category: Running and Races

The Best Treadmill Runs On iFit

Do you have a new treadmill with iFit? Do you have the iFit app and are looking for recommendations? I have a Nordic Track equipped with iFit and I absolutely love it! I would definitely recommend it to anyone. Here are my favorite runs on iFit for people on all…

Brooks Run Visible Gear Review

I am part of the Brooks Run Happy Team and was sent gear. All opinions are always my own.  Running can be dangerous when there are cars near you, especially if it is dark. It is getting a lot darker earlier these days, which means many of us are…

Running Wounded Warrior Project Carry Forward Virtual 5k With My Daughter

Thank you to WWP Carry Forward 5k for sponsoring this conversation. As always, all opinion are my own. As a parent there are lots of things I want to instill in my child. One is to unplug and be active. If you follow along on the blog you know I…

The Benefits of Cardio- Why Cardio Exercise is Good

You hear people talking about cardio all the time. What exactly is cardio? Cardio exercise is a shorthand term for cardiovascular exercise, also known as aerobic exercise. A cardio program involves sustainable activity that works up a sweat and pumps the blood through the body so that oxygen reaches the…

The Health Benefits of Long Distance Running

Long distance running can be a love hate relationship at times. Overall though, if you ask a runner, they love doing it. Runners enjoy numerous health benefits that come from an endurance-based fitness routine. The simple act of running can help to not only improve physical health, but also…

The Benefits of Stretching

Whether it’s when you wake up, in the middle of your workday, or after your workout a good stretch can be amazing. But other than the obvious gratification, stretching can have many positive effects on your body and mind. It may seem inconvenient and a bit mundane, but…

Why You Should Keep An Exercise Journal

I am often asked for advice about staying motivated, seeing results, sticking to a schedule and my advice usually involves “write it down”. Writing in a journal is an exercise carried on through centuries. Jotting down thoughts or recording daily tidbits in a journal has always held a…