I Run This Body, Not the Other Way Around

I’m trying desperately to hold on to the incredible feelings, thoughts and emotions of my most recent trip to Costa Rica. Never in my life have I felt more satisfaction and accomplishment in being able to see what my body was capable of doing. In fact, just a few short years ago, neither my mind nor my body could have even conceived the …

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Running into Motherhood

I think Lydia’s story is one so many of us can relate to. She has two young kids, has fought hard to achieve fitness and goal and has worked so hard to get to where she is now. It doesn’t always come easy, but it is ALWAYS worth it. Have a read of her inspiring story! I have always considered myself an …

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Over Coming Self Sabotage

  I have found over the past 9 or so years that my life and what I call self love has evolved so much that I, oddly, find myself more confused then ever. What do I love about myself? Do I love myself? At times I am not so sure anymore what it is that I love…what makes me happy. …

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The Hope to Inspire Others

Life is a journey, and if you set your heart to something… you can change everything around. I love reading people’s inspiring stories. Jo’s is one of them. She shared her incredible transformation story from obestiy, to becoming a runner. Have a read. Thank you so much for giving me the chance to share my story. I’ll be as brief …

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But My Pants Don’t Fit

Far to many times in a day do we not like something about our selves or wish that something about us was different. We are all guilty of it, we pick at our physical selves, my butts too big, I wish I had arms like her, or a stomach like that etc. the list goes on. Not only do we …

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Let’s be Honest

Life is a funny thing. There are moments of feeling completely elated, on top of the world, like nothing could go wrong. And these moments are paralleled by moments of pain, stress and feeling low. It is true that without the low moments, we can not truly appreciate the good. Life is a constant balance of ups and downs and …

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Meet Roxanne!

Through our community we have met some incredible people. We put it out there to the community looking for ambassadors. We had so many amazing women apply from around the world and it was very hard to pick.  This first ambassador stuck out to us because of her crazy energy, her strength and her positive attitude. (And she rock’s knee …

How to Avoid Athlete Burnout

As an athlete I am continuously pushing my body, to it’s limits, and then beyond those. On most given days, I am either training hard or recovering from a challenging training session. I work full time, have a business on the side, a long list of responsibilities and commitments, but training often takes priority. It is what I do, it is so much of who …

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What are Junk Miles and are you Running Them?

The term “Junk Miles” can be a bit ambiguous in the world of running and racing. However, there is a good philosophy in eliminating them from your training plan. Essentially, junk miles are your filler runs. You know the runs during the week, where you’re not really pushing the pace or distance, you’re just out there running. It is possible …

How to get the Most of your Workout

We all want to get the most of our workouts, especially with our busy schedules, demanding lives and training goals. There are definitely ways to maximize your training sessions and workouts, without necessarily increasing the amount of time you’re actually out there. Here are my top tips to increasing your workouts at the gym. 1.Treadmill If you’re anything like me, …