Elliptical Workouts for Injured Runners

It's official. I am starting the new year with an injury. It can only go up from here, right? Don't get me wrong, I absolutely hate being injured and not being able to run. Yet I also love how being injured forces me to hit a reset button and focus on cross-training. When it comes … Continue reading Elliptical Workouts for Injured Runners


2017 Recap // 2018 Goals

This past year was crazy to say the least. We moved back across the country to California. Cade proposed at the San Francisco Marathon where I also reached my sub 4 hour marathon goal - did I mention it was the best weekend ever? And then we bought our first home in October! The past … Continue reading 2017 Recap // 2018 Goals

BSIM Training Week 7

Oops, a little late this week! Ironically, this week's focus has been on journaling my runs and really paying attention to effort. If you are not already keeping a journal of your training, I highly recommend it. It is also really fun to see your progress! Monday - Speed workout with FleetFeet, 5x1000s which came … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 7

BSIM Training Week 3

Happy New Year! My recap comes a little late this week after hours of holiday traveling but happy to have been able to finish off the year strong! Monday - Rest day, I needed an extra one this week. Tuesday - 4.5 miles, 8:53 /mile Wednesday - 6 miles, 8:45 /mile Thursday - 6 miles, … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 3

Rest Days: The good, the bad and the ugly.

Rest days are arguably the most important day of the week yet also the day that I dread and hate the most. In my perfect world, I would want to run every day without ever getting injured and without taking a break. I hate the feeling of sitting around with the extra time that I would … Continue reading Rest Days: The good, the bad and the ugly.

Gear Review: Fitletic Hydration Belt

Product: HYDRA 16 oz Hydration Belt Price: $45.95 Review:  Find it here: https://fitletic.com/product/hd008-16oz-hydration-belt/   Let me start by saying that I was not a fan of running belts until I found this one. I tried almost all of the others that you can find in the running stores but nothing worked for me other than my Nathan … Continue reading Gear Review: Fitletic Hydration Belt

Happy Snacking

I've been eating Mamma Chia Organic Vitality Granola clusters left and right! The clusters come in four amazing flavors and go great with yogurt or even straight of of the bag. Honey & Oats Cinnamon Pecan Vanilla Almond Wild Blueberry I love this product because they offer so many more health benefits than the packaged … Continue reading Happy Snacking

Revamped Coconut Flour Pancakes

I thought my first recipe was good but I've tweaked it and it's so much better!!! Pancake Ingredients 1 banana mashed 3 eggs beaten 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 3 tbsp coconut flour 1 tbsp honey Topping Ideas 1 banana (or fruit) for topping Maple syrup for topping Mix the ingredients together and fry … Continue reading Revamped Coconut Flour Pancakes