ROLL Recovery R8 I’m a lucky runner! I won this Roll Recovery R8 after participating in a Twitter chat a few weeks ago. The weekend prior to winning the roller I had seen a runner using it at the Icebreaker Indoor Marathon Relay. Between sets she used the roller. I felt like a stalker as … More ROLL Recovery R8 – Review
Not running sucks, but that doesn’t mean that all runs are wonderful. When things don’t go as expected on a run I not only have to battle my body, but also the voice in my head that is loud and overbearing. Self doubt has always been part of the script in my head and I … More The Loudest Voice – Self Doubt
Recently I have been having issues with hot spot forming on my feet during long runs. I have been running long enough to know that this is a precursor to a blister, something that I take seriously and try to avoid at all costs. While running the Icebreaker Indoor Marathon I had issues with my … More Do socks wear out?
Photo Credit: Heather Stephens 6 weeks of running love with a fellow Oiselle bird to help inspire and push you…um, yes – where do I sign up? The wonderful Fast Feather (aka Heather Stephens) came up with a fantastic idea to keep the fitness ball rolling after the glitz and glitter of declaring one’s New … More Oiselle Volee Wisconsin #RunLoveChallenge
NO MORE. No more excuses. No more silence. No more violence. The tragedy of domestic abuse exists in every community. It knows no boundaries of gender, race, religion, social status or lifestyle. – Golden House I follow the Humans of New York Facebook page daily (if you don’t break here and immediately check it out, … More Run for a Reason
Stop body shaming, fit shaming, shaming in general. I’m disgusted by how we have treated each other in 2015! 2016 is our chance to get it right and be kinder to each other. The fact is we are hella mean to ourselves. I’m my own worst critic, so it does not help when others chime … More Love yourself RIGHT now!
I am a huge fan of Nuun and have been using the product for several years to help hydrate me before, during, and after my runs. So when they announced that they were going to reformulate their product I was extremely concerned to say the least. The #1 run of running I follow is if … More Nuun Active NEW Formula – Review
Society seems to have somehow twisted the concept of average into a negative personification. We expect and demand that individuals all be above average or EXCEPTIONAL. Really?!?!? So we are all going to be rocket scientists, professional athletes, and Mensa members. I don’t think so! I’d like to end this war on average. Let’s face … More When did average stop being a good thing?
My closet is a hot mess! Why you might ask? It is bulging at the seams with race shirts. In 2015 I ran 9 marathons, 2 ultra marathons, 3 half marathons, & a 50 mile team relay…to say I’ve collected a few t-shirts along the way is an understatement. Don’t event get me started on the … More Time to get creative…thinking outside the t-shirt! #raceswag
Are runners superstitious, sentimental, or a little of both? When I pondered this question recently I realized that I do have some very ritualistic behavior surrounding my running/racing adventures. Here are a few of my habits: I have turn my socks inside out, I drink a Sugar Free Red Bull before every race, and my … More Are runners superstitious, sentimental, or a little of both?