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Workouts for the week: trying new workouts, run training, and why I use the Peloton digital app

Last week’s workouts went well. I tried some new exercises in beginner pilates and strength for runners. People sometimes ask me why I use the Peloton digital app so much. The truth is, I pay for it, so I’m going to use it. I started just using it for my bike to supplement my workouts when I stopped teaching my indoor cycle classes. Then Peloton expanded the app to include new exercises. I love group fitness workouts because I didn’t have to think about programming; someone else did the work for me. All I had to do was show up, and the…View Post

Week of workouts: training for a 10k, Peloton …

Week of workouts: training for a 10k, Peloton digital workouts, and getting back into routine

Hello all! It’s been a minute, but I need to get back in the groove. I still do the things I’m doing, and I don’t do a great job posting/blogging about it. I’ve recently learned, I’m horrible at being part of a community, which means I’m not the greatest at creating a community. That is not what I want. I want this to be a place where people can share their accomplishments and failures. I want this to be a place where we lift each other, help through hard times, and become the best versions of ourselves at any given…

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Trying NOW® Sports Effer-Hydrate to aid in hydration

Trying NOW® Sports Effer-Hydrate to aid in hydration

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. This time of year, it’s hard for me to stay hydrated. Texas summer leaves me always reaching for my water bottle, but a southeast Texas “winter” leaves me with comfortable temperatures where it feels great to get some miles outside.  My daily routine consists of 80-100 ounces of water per day. When I’m hydrated, I sleep better; I don’t feel sluggish throughout the day, my skin is in great shape, and it easier to make it…

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Week in review 2021 #2

Week in review 2021 #2

Hello all. I hope everyone is having a great start to the week. The week in review is a chance to talk about my workouts, what I ate, and everything in between. This is a way for me to show you how I try to incorporate healthy living into my everyday life. Plus, it’s a way for you to get to know more about me.   On my mind: Life is busy, and I feel bogged down in everyday tasks. The beginning of the year typically is VERY BUSY for me, but right now, I feel like I’m struggling to keep…

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Week in review #1 2021

Week in review #1 2021

Hey all. It’s the first week in review of 2021. The first of the year is usually busy for me. I get caught up in the fact that I’m not checking everything off the to-do list. Instead of feeling like I’m failing or falling behind, I’m choosing to celebrate that things are busy and I can make a living. I hope everyone is having an excellent start to the year and looking for the light instead of the dark. With that said, a TERRIBLE event occurred in our nation’s Capitol this past week that left me dumbfounded. It was not…

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Your WHAT and WHY. Happy New Year, 2021!

Your WHAT and WHY. Happy New Year, 2021!

I wanted to pop in to wish everyone a Happy New Year! I spent most of the week off from working out and trying to regroup.  My first official act of 2021 was a run/walk in the cold.  I needed to get out of the house and move my body. Attitude is everything, and I needed something positive to start off the new year. I know there are many expectations during this time to set goals, get healthy, and map a plan for the next 365 days of the year. I’m all for that, and later on this week, I…

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Week in review #8 2020

Week in review #8 2020

It’s late, I know. Vlogmas keeps me busy on YouTube, and all my extra hours of life end going to editing videos. It’s rough, but it’s a fun project. It also teaches me a lot about myself by pushing me outside of my limits.  The week was exciting because I announced that I’m a Bib Rave Pro! Being an ambassador for Bib Rave will open up many more opportunities for me in running the community. Plus, I’ll have more running content to provide over the year. 2020 stunted us all, but 2021 is looking like it will be better. I’m…

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Week in review #7 2020

Week in review #7 2020

Hello everyone. It’s another week in review, and boy, this week seemed to go by very slow. Last week was just Thanksgiving, and it feels like ages ago. This week started Vlogmas on Youtube. Do you follow me on Youtube? Vlogmas is where I upload daily vlogs (or not) every day until Christmas. I’ve been working hard on my videos every day, and it is a bit time-consuming. Vlogmas is a challenge this year because there are none of the regular holiday activities going on. Usually, I would run Rock n Roll San Antonio and a trail race, and there…

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Week in review #6 2020

Week in review #6 2020

Hello, friends. It’s time for the week in review. We made it to the end of November, which means Christmas and Hanaka are around the corner. Covid scaled-down Thanksgiving this year. It was different and weird, but still enjoyable. It was nice not having to stress about big preparations or even trying to map out what Black Friday shopping I would be doing and when, since most shopping was done online.  This week, I planned to get some freelance and content planning done, but Tiny Tot had other plans. She came up with a case of pink eye, which I…

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Tips for enjoying your Thanksgiving meal

Tips for enjoying your Thanksgiving meal

Happy Thanksgiving, friends. The holiday has turned into something different this year due to the pandemic, so I hope everyone cares for their mental health. Because of 2020 ending up drunk, it’s more important than ever to address the Thanksgiving holiday and the food that comes with it.  This year has been filled with many ups and downs, cancellation of plans, and just learning to adapt to a changing world. This isn’t a bad thing. The year has shown us we can make the best of a bad situation, and all change isn’t quite so bad. Let’s be thankful and…

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Week in Review #5 2020

Week in Review #5 2020

Hello friends. Can I say this is a huge accomplishment that I’ve made it to a week in review #5? I’ve been trying to ease my way back into the blogging game, and I thought this was the best way to handle it all. It seems to be working. I hope y’all had a great week. The last week presented nothing special about the week. The big thing on my mind has been dealing with owning a business during these COVID times. It’s been challenging and scary at times, but all I can do is go one day at a…

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