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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 …

Really? Another Article about Women’s Bodies?

I recently read an article on Shape.com called “5 body goals that aren’t realistic”. My initial thought was “Really? Another article about women’s bodies?” While I absolutely understand the point of the article and what they were trying to get across…it doesn’t change the fact that articles like this always seem to get my back up a little. Let me …

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Meet Magen

Our ambassador team was pretty stocked for 2017 but when we met Magen at our most recent Adventure and Wellness retreat we just knew we had to bring her on the team! She has amazing energy, a huge heart and a whole lot of potential to accomplish some pretty amazing things!! Have a read of her story… My journey as …

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The Before…

Its not often that I get nervous for races… Im pretty easy going and full of more determination then one can imagine. What happens will happen and I know that I am fully committed to pushing as hard as I can all the time. Sure there was the unknown of the terrain, how it would feel to be running so …

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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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What Training for Ultras is Really Like

Yep, it’s true. Running is a huge part our lives. It is the single thing we probably spend the most time doing other than work. We’ve done some pretty incredible things and have plenty more goals and bucket list races ahead. We get a lot of questions about how we train for these races, what our training schedule looks like, …

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Do it NOW!

It can’t just be me… Time is going by ridiculously fast. It’s September… The middle of Septemberin fact… Of 2016. Wasn’t it just Christmas? Didn’t I just finish my ER course? How was that already a year ago? I’m sure you’re saying exactly the same thing. Without me getting too philosophical on you, I wanted to share my thoughts. I …

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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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12 Adventurers share their Costa Rica experience!

12 amazing adventurers share their experiences with you and their time with us a the Chakra Adventure and Wellness Retreat in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is an amazing place. La Chakra is a very special secret. Beautiful, serene, the air is so pure. There is so much beauty all around you. The hiking, tree climbing, and repelling were challenging and …