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Thank you Krista!

History has been made today at the Boston Marathon! I like to think of this as the year where the grinders won! Desi Linden won the Marathon so amazing! She is always the runner-up so it’s great to see her … Continue reading

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The Story of T

Where does resilience come from? Is it a part of who we are at birth? Is it something we learn that is shaped by our experiences in life? It’s hard to say for certain, but here’s a short story of … Continue reading

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The Grind: How to Get Through Tough Workouts

Whether you are lifting weights in the gym or running hard intervals on the road, you need to be able to focus yourself when things get tough and you start to become tired. I have several tricks that I use to keep myself focused and I try to add to these constantly to improve my mental game. Continue reading

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Shoe Review Skechers Performance 2018

Hey Everyone! Happy St. Patty’s Day! For today’s post I have some exciting news! I have decided to commit to weekly posts so check back every Friday or Saturday and check them out! I’ve switched things up a bit today … Continue reading

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Be Present

In my last blog I spoke about my learnings from Peak Performance, more specifically about living with purpose. I wanted to come back to another important aspect of life that I’ve been inspired to work on (because of that book … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of One’s Purpose

Have you ever stopped to think truly about your purpose in life? Why are you doing the things you are doing? What gets you up in the morning? If you haven’t tried to define it, you likely feel lost or … Continue reading

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Flagstaff 2017: The Quest for Fitness

“Forget about the reasons why you can’t in life and start to try, cause it’s your time, time to fly.”       After a quick internet search of throwback 90’s music hits, I found myself uploading some Hilary Duff … Continue reading

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Must Be Something in the Paris Water

This season has been 99% ups and only 1% down. I’ve been training and racing at a new level which we runners like to call a “breakthrough” season. Spring Season Recap- The Numbers: Refrigeeeighter 8miler – Raced in 4-5inches of … Continue reading

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Recovery and staying sane

Here it is, week 4 of no running and trying to stay sane. A few weeks back I injured myself at work lifting too heavy of a weight and pulled my groin. Bit of a frustrating injury.  I thought it … Continue reading

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Strength Training for Runners – HoneyMaxx Article

Strength Training for Runners  How to Run a New Personal Best and Stay Injury Free (…without simply running more)  by Tanis Smith, Road-racer, B.H.K., B.Ed., CanFit Pro PTS We’ve all heard it before, “you’re only as strong as your weakest … Continue reading

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