The Season That XC Runners Love

The summer has officially past us and now Autumn rolls in with it’s cooler air, natural light without the sweltering hot temperatures, and shorter days. This can only signal one thing... It’s officially the start of cross-country season! Not only does this season bring out more beautiful scenery due to fall foliage, it delivers the... Continue Reading →

Whole 30, The Final Act

For 31 days blogger Incessant Bookworm has been on the Whole 30 Diet Program and we have been able to document her strategy, goals, and overall feelings about it. This has been an amazing journey to follow along to see how things progressed. The Whole 30 Diet has its ups and downs, but with patience... Continue Reading →

Exercise is Contagious

Have you ever thought about why you started working out? Was it because you wanted to have a healthy lifestyle, or could it have been to impress someone? Maybe you saw someone running past your house while you were sipping down your morning coffee and thought “I should probably get out and do something.” No... Continue Reading →

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 →

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