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Monthly Archive: April 2016

5 Favorite Running Accessories

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. Today we are talking about favorites.  Today, I’m sharing my 5 favorite running accessories. OOFOS  These flip flops are what I wear after a long run.  They make cushion and support my tired feet.  I feel like I…
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In Her Eyes – Book Review

I was recently given the opportunity to read Wesley Banks‘ new book In Her Eyes. Synopsis: When Ben Wilder is given a second chance he focuses on the one thing he’s always been good at: running. After walking on to the University of Florida he begins to quickly move up the national rankings, paving a path towards the NCAA Track…
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If I only knew then…

Today I’m linking up with Erica at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. The topic for today is “If I only knew then….” What advice would you give your new runner self? Looking back, I think the one critical piece of advice would be to listen to…
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Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet Greens, and Pine Nuts

I had used some golden beets a few days ago, but did nothing with the greens.  Not wanting to waste them, I searched for a recipe to incorporate them and came across this one from Bon Appetit. I adjusted it a bit to include items that I had on hand, and to make it vegan. Print Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet…
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Workouts… last week today – Apr 10

I’m continuing my training for my upcoming half marathons. Finished up the 30 day plank challenge! I am happy that is over, but am going to continue doing planks. Keeping up with doing HIIT twice a week as cross training. This is how my week lined out… Sunday – 10 miles steady (average pace 10:42), 2 min 40 sec plank…
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5 meals I daydream about…

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. Today the topic is food and beverage.  I’m sharing with you the 5 foods I daydream about. Usually on Friday evening I eat out or order in as a treat for getting through…
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One Word… Strong

Today I’m linking up with Erica at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. The topic for today is “What word would you use to describe your running right now”. The word I would use right now is strong. I’m coming off of a 10 mile long run, I…
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Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stuffed Mushrooms

I love portabello mushrooms. The lend themselves so well to stuffing, grilling and slicing up to use for “meat” (fajitas, stroganoff, bourguignon) I found this recipe on Greatist and it looked really good! I actually had all the ingredients on hand so I knew I had to make it (I love it when that happens). I made a few modifications…
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Workouts … last week today – April 3

Continuing my training for my upcoming half marathons.  Still doing the 30 day Plank challenge.  Even though I am dividing up the overall time on the planks, I feel like I holding them with more control and strength. I am letting go of feeling defeated by splitting up the time. This is how my week lined out… Sunday – Steady…
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March Running Recap

March…. They say in like a lion and out like a lamb.  Seems like we had mild weather all through March, even though we had some really wet days. It is hard to believe that it is April already… this year is flying by! I made some running goals for the year in January and it’s time to check in…
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