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In my neck of the woods, families are just returning from or going to spring break.  My family and I spent a week down south in an attempt to get away from the awful winter that’s held the Midwest captive since about October. It was quite lovely. Just because you are on vacation doesn’t mean […]

Image Source: Inspired by Lisa’s post to change things up a bit, I wanted to share what has helped lately to  snap me out of that rut of boredom we all get hit with from time to time. If you haven’t read her post or Ann’s post about the importance and benefits of lifting […]

If there’s one thing all athletes deal with, it’s sweat!  Nothing can ruin a run faster than sweat dripping into your eyes and fogging up your contacts not that that’s ever happened to me. Ok, I confess, I don’t just glisten – I SWEAT.  It’s not quite as noticeable in the winter when I have 80 […]

It’s almost swim suit season. I don’t know about you, but my six pack is nowhere to be found and is probably still hibernating (and has been for years). In lieu of warmer weather and springtime clothes, it’s time to start focusing on my core. Our core is responsible for providing stability to our entire […]

You know how you sign up to be on an email list and then your box is flooded with stuff you don’t even look at? That’s how it was with me. Every night, I would delete, delete, delete email after email without even looking at them. In one of my new goals for the new […]

Has spring sprung where you live?  The first official day of spring was about a week ago so I promise spring really is coming she writes in an attempt to believe it herself.  Hopefully you aren’t still digging out from the latest winter storm but are beginning to see some warmer weather and increased sunshine. […]

It’s been a little while since I’ve been excited for a Toot Your Horn Tuesday, but I am excited this week. It feels good to want to tell you all something good that I’ve done. I walked the Shamrock Shuffle with a friend from high school. It was my first walk outside in many months. […]

Fellow Shrinkers, let’s see a show of hands for those of us who are always looking for ways to break through the boredom we all know exercise can sometimes be. We see many posts about the importance of switching up your workout play list. Today, I am sharing my top 10 NON-music podcasts that are […]

Christy tipped me off to a website to check out for all of us “older” sisters. It’s called Changings Ways from Estroven and it is really great. There is tons of information on there. They have workout plans and workout schedules. There are workout videos. My favorite though was the workout tips by Deb Horn. […]

  Fitness for women over 40 is something I keep hearing a lot about lately. Maybe that’s because I’m approaching 50 and I have been looking more and more about how to take care of my aging body to make sure I am as healthy and fit as I can be.  I have 10 year […]

Running with a friend or running group has its benefits. Someone is there to keep you accountable and you can enjoy conversation and catch up with friends you haven’t seen all week. However, sometimes you may need to go off on your own. Maybe your training schedule’s planned mileage doesn’t match the group or you […]

So this is happening….after running for 4.5 years, I have finally committed to training for a FULL marathon.  I can’t quite figure out how I feel about this.  I should be feeling excited and I when I registered for the race, which happened to be right after I finished half marathon #8.  I was feeling great about […]

  Hi friends! For those of you who are new to the Sisterhood, one of the weekly features that we have done in the past is called The Thursday Three. I am dustin’ her off for old time’s sake. This is a post where we ask you to list three bullet points on any particular […]

Thirty 48 is a recently launched manufacturer of running socks and compression sleeves.  They have put care into extensive research before any sock or sleeve enters manufacturing and state “our socks are an affordable option to maximize your comfort, keep your feet dry, and your blood well circulated. You need socks that perform to your […]

Life’s busy. And sometimes (even though we hate to admit it), that can get in the way of a good workout. However, if you can put the excuse demons at bay and have a good 20 minutes, you can get a decent sweat fest in, especially if you do high-intensity interval training. High-intensity interval training, […]