Runners Etiquette (Part 2, Racing)

I realize that there are certain rules and regulations that are set for running in any road race. These rules can be anywhere from staying on the course, having your race bib visible and fastened to your shirt, clear plastic bags for gear check, to even a no animals policy. Most of these, if not... Continue Reading →

Keep Calm and Whole30 On

In this weeks post, we have Part 2 of the Whole30 journey from Incessant Bookworm. This post covers some of the challenges of being vegan for Whole 30 and ways to overcome them. Remember, there are always alternatives. Just know that anything is possible when you put your mind to it. Good luck to everyone on... Continue Reading →

The Early Bird Catches the Worm

For some people, waking up an extra hour or so before their normal time just to workout is not feasible. Who wants to leave their warm and cozy bed to workout, let alone go to class or work? Although this does seem appealing, I feel as though it's a wasted opportunity to get the get... Continue Reading →

Running as Spiritual Practice?

I'd like to start off this post by stating that I'm not really a religious person. I rarely talk about religion because to some people it can be a touchy subject, like politics. So when my co-worker told me about this one podcast called "On Being with Krista Tippet," I was a little leery to... Continue Reading →

Change your life in 30 days? A look into Whole30

There are a lot of different ways people try to live a healthy lifestyle whether it be from any form of exercise to being vegetarian or vegan. The amount of weight loss/get fit programs available is outstanding. Their online/phone app presence has grown significantly over the past few years. More and more people want to... Continue Reading →

Celebrate and Hydrate!

Tomorrow is the 4th of July (US) and this time of the year usually marks the start of 5K road race season! Almost every town has a 5K race either tomorrow, or within the next few days. Knowing that most people would be eating and drinking more than they normally do, what better time than... Continue Reading →

Jessie’s Fresh Finds Update

Hey everyone, it's Jessie! I've just added another addition to my Fresh Finds page! It's a Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Ginger Sauce and it sounds amazing! Check it out and let me know what you think!       *This recipe can also be found on the site*

Runners Etiquette, Part 1

One thing that I’ve noticed over the course of my running career that everyone doesn’t normally think about while running is runners etiquette. There’s such a thing called runners etiquette you may ask? I’d like to believe so. Now i’m not saying that this is “the Law” and everyone has to follow it, but it's... Continue Reading →

Magic in Misery, A Runner’s High

When I started running competitively I had no interest in listening to music with headphones. I always wanted to be focused on the run, listening carefully to my breathing and feet and also to just listen to mother nature. I loved hearing the sound of birds chirping in the morning or the leaves crunching under my feet on an... Continue Reading →

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