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Lupus Saved My Life

For those of you who don’t know me, I am relatively new to running. I didn’t start in middle school or high school like most other runners. It wasn’t until much later in life that I stumbled into running and fell in love. In the summer of 2016 (when I was 26 years old), I was hit with life-altering news; …

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This Part Of The Journey

I am lucky to have people around me who ask the big questions, the tough questions.  Its been a looonng couple months as I slooowwwly come back from an Achilles Tendonitis injury.  Through it all I’ve had a couple of my healing friends ask questions like, ‘why do you run?’ ‘why are you so attached to running?’ ‘what is the …

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My Journey to Becoming a Runner

Everyone meet Brittany.. she wanted to share her incredible weight loss and fitness journey with everyone. Here is how she went from unhappy and overweight to finding something she truly loves and transforming her life and body. I was always the chubby kid in school growing up. I dreaded gym class, esp as I get older because they always made …

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May Challenge week 1

For those of you have been following for a while, we’ve committed to bringing you a monthly challenge!! For the month of May we are stepping away a from a physical challenge and bringing you a nutrition challenge! For week one, we are focusing on hydration. Hydration is an integral part of any fitness or running regime and is key …

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The Other Side of Racing

Sometimes I, Dayna sit back after a big race and wonder why I do it. I am not competitive and I don’t like running alone. When I first started to trail run I would race to have a fully marketed route, aid stations to fill up supplies, and to celebrate a goal. But now, to be honest I have come …

Dealing with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism Dayna’s personal experience: Looking back now, I think I have had hypothyroid for a long time since, probably since I was about 18 years old. I remember working at buy low foods, and one shift I found myself passed out in the middle of a grocery isle not knowing how I got there, or how long I was out, …

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7 Quick Tips to Prevent Injuries

Being an injured runner is probably one of the worst imaginable things. Being side lined from the sport you love is awful, especially when you are working towards a big, important goal. Probably either you or another runner you know has been injured. It is not uncommon to suffer one injury or another in your running journey. You are putting …

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How to Run Farther, Faster!

This season, I have been training with a running coach with the hope of running faster, stronger and faster. While I won’t share all the tips and tricks I have learned through this process, (if you want to hire a running coach I strongly Recommend Jen Segger) I will share two very valuable tips. 1. You can run your shorter …

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Learn to Love the Long Run

Long runs are a staple for any distance runner. Most weekends are spent logging miles and hours, training for that next big race. Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it’s over but we might hate the anticipation of actually getting out there and getting through it. Yet if …

Stay Hydrated!

Summer is quickly coming, and with it comes summer running, which can mean heat and humidity. Summer running means for us being drenched in sweat within five steps of running. But lets not complain! However, there are some things to take into consideration when the temperatures start to rise and our miles increase. This might mean slowing down the pace …