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New Year's Weight Loss Bootcamp: Week 6 Check-In!
[ 1 ] 02/12/2014

New Year’s Weight Loss Bootcamp: Week 6 Check-In!

We are flying through the second half of our Weight Loss Bootcamp Challenge! We are at the end of week 6, which means there are only 2 weeks left! How are all of you doing? Did you have a scale victory this week? How about a non scale victory? Either way, we are kicking some […]

Couch to 5k Check In!
[ 1 ] 10/17/2013

Couch to 5k Check In!

It’s hard to believe, but we started the latest virtual Couch to 5k training program almost 7 weeks ago!  I’ve been a resource on Facebook to a group of runners going through this program and I thought it would be fun to get their perspective on how they felt it was going. I asked how […]

So You Want to Run a Relay Race
[ 5 ] 08/12/2013

So You Want to Run a Relay Race

It seems everywhere you look, there’s someone posting about training for a relay race.  What’s a relay?  This is a crazy-long distance race in which you get together with up to 11 of your best running friends, cram yourselves into a couple of vans, and you take turns running day and night until you get […]

Run the 'Hood Zombie Dash 2012 Race Results
[ 2 ] 11/01/2012

Run the ‘Hood Zombie Dash 2012 Race Results

Congratulations to each and every participant that finished their event! Way to go! We hope you enjoyed our virtual race, as well as the race swag! Here are the race results: Name  Age  Time Kids’ 1-Mile Fun Run Jacob    R.   9    0:10:35 Emma    R.    7    0:15:25 Kids’ 5K {12 and Under} Xavier    T.   […]

Joggermom Marathon 2012
[ 0 ] 04/16/2012

Joggermom Marathon 2012

Here at the Sisterhood, we’re always looking for ways to encourage you to get up and get moving! Last week, Kelly of Joggermom, contacted us about her Virtual Joggermom Marathon, and we thought we’d share the details with all of you! Head on over to the Shrinking Jeans Facebook page for more details on how […]

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Ass Up and Moving
[ 5 ] 03/30/2012

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Ass Up and Moving

I’ve had a little problem with motivation to exercise lately. Seems like when my plate is full, my workouts are the easiest things to toss off to the side. Drastic times call for drastic measures. 3 Sure-Fire Ways to Get My Your Ass Up and Moving Get a friend. Whether you call up your bff, […]

Last Minute Decisions
[ 5 ] 03/25/2012

Last Minute Decisions

How’s this for last minute race registration? I signed up to run the Capital 10K (Austin, TX) that is happening as you read this (or if you are reading later on Sunday, look- I am already done running!)….. I registered today (Saturday….as in the day BEFORE the race, at 3pm to be exact). How’s THAT […]

Couch-to-5K {Checking-In, Week 8}
[ 3 ] 10/10/2011

Couch-to-5K {Checking-In, Week 8}

Good afternoon! How are you this fine Monday? It’s time for our weekly C25K check-in! I should have just started Week 8, but I found myself getting a little behind this past week. I have started back at the gym several times a week. MUSCLE WORK + KICKBOXING = SORE MELISSA = NO RUNNING Yeah. […]

Couch-to-5K {Checking In, Week 7}
[ 3 ] 10/03/2011

Couch-to-5K {Checking In, Week 7}

Good morning, friends! How are you? I know at this point, many of us are at different stages of the couch-to-5K program and that’s okay! Some of us have repeated weeks, or started completely over. What matters is that we aren’t GIVING UP! I just finished Week 6 yesterday. As in a 25-minute jog. Holy […]

Couch-to-5K {Checking In, Week 5}
[ 5 ] 09/19/2011

Couch-to-5K {Checking In, Week 5}

Good morning, couch-to-5k friends! How is it going? We now have a dozen of these workouts under our belt! Can you believe it? How did Week 4 treat you? What did you think about those 5-minute intervals? Did you survive? It has definitely been tougher for me, but I am sticking with it! My back […]

Couch-to-5K {Checking In, Week 4}
[ 7 ] 09/12/2011

Couch-to-5K {Checking In, Week 4}

Helllllloooooo there, couch-to-5k’ers! You didn’t think I forgot about you, did you? Never! Okay, well, maybe a little. But only because I have been totally busy finding the best deals ever on furniture, and then I got a little sidetrack and moved furniture and started a million projects on my main floor. PHEW. I’m tired. […]

Burst into Summer Leaderboard {august 18}
[ 0 ] 08/18/2011

Burst into Summer Leaderboard {august 18}

How are you on this beautiful Thursday morning? We have some super-impressive numbers for you this week! I think y’all must have gotten hold of your second wind! First, go check the current team roster here, once again several more people have been dropped off teams for not checking in 4 or more weeks. Knock […]

Sisterhood Virtual 5K & 10K - Run The 'Hood '11
[ 28 ] 08/17/2011

Sisterhood Virtual 5K & 10K – Run The ‘Hood ’11

On Saturday, October 22nd, we’ll lace up our shoes for another awesome Sisterhood Virtual Race! This year, we’ll all run our own race, in our own place, at our own pace! Registration is now open, and we’ll begin the Couch to 5K and Couch to 10K programs this weekend! Yeah, we like to plunge in […]

True Confessions::Stressed Out
[ 13 ] 10/19/2010

True Confessions::Stressed Out

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means, right? TRUE CONFESSIONS! Don’t know what that is? Well, today’s the day when you step into the Sisterhood Confessional and tell us about all the stuff you need to get off your chest. Did you mess up this week? Did you fall off your plan? Or did […]

Focus on Fitness::Circle it in RED!
[ 19 ] 09/03/2010

Focus on Fitness::Circle it in RED!

Psssst…can I tell you a secret? I’m not a big fan of working out. (ducks the rotten tomatoes) I’ve never really been a big fan of working out. I know that I have to. And I know that it’s good for me. But I don’t usually get that sense that endorphins are rushing through my body […]