Category: Running and Races

Great Books For Runners- Books All About Running

If you follow along you know I’m a huge fan of books. I love reading. I thought I would put together a list of great books for runners. Some are written by runners, some are training plans, some are motivational, and some are great cookbooks for athletes. Learning…

The Grossest Things About Being A Runner

Being a runner isn’t always glamourous. Ok, to be real MOST of the time it isn’t glamorous, but it sure is rewarding. Some things about running are just plain gross though. It might be because we work so hard to achieve certain running goals that we…

Why You Need The iFit App

If you follow along you know that my tribe got together and got me a NordicTrack treadmill back in September. It is hands down the best gift I have ever received. Running to me is more than just exercise, it is also a huge part of mental health for me…

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…