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Yeah! It’s like Christmas and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa all rolled into one.  Today I get to highlight two more amazing products which will be featured in our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide. Today’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for the Runner Sneak Peak: Ruby’s Lube and Nuun! First up is a product new to … [Read more…]

Our bodies need water. Every single day, all day long. And I don’t know about you, but it seems like drinking water is the first good habit that I drop when life gets busy. With the kids starting back-to-homeschool and all the fall activities, I’ve really fallen off the water wagon. It doesn’t take … [Read more…]

The human brain is 95% water. Blood is 82% water. And the average human body is at least 60% water. Water is the single most important substance for sustaining life and promoting optimal health. Yet the average person drinks a mere 20 ounces of water per day. How much water should you be … [Read more…]

Come on, you know you just read that title with the tune from that song from Grease. Admit it.  I could’ve alternately titled this post “Confessions of a Tomato” since that’s the usual state of my face after most of my summer runs, but I digress. You see, it’s hot now where I live – and I know … [Read more…]

Did you all see Christy’s recent post about her love of  gadgets and how they motivate her to keep moving? Let me just say, I can relate, sisters! I feel the same way about health and fitness apps.  In honor of my six month anniversary of being a proud owner of my very first smartphone, I thought … [Read more…]

Christmas is right around the corner and if you are like me, your personal present wish list might include a few running items.  I thought I would help a sister out, point ya’ll in the right direction, and share with you some of MY favorite running items.  Are these the ONLY running items/brands I … [Read more…]

So rumor has it, there’s a pretty darn crazy heat wave gripping many parts of the U.S. Not that I’d know from experience, cause it’s not even breaking 70 here. Seriously. A guy actually added up the minutes over 80 degrees we’ve had this year, and it’s 78 minutes. Yes folks, Seattle has had 78 … [Read more…]

Welcome to our very first Shrinkvivor Tribal Council. While we didn’t really have anything to council over, we are announcing the first Physical Challenge for the Immunity Idol. The team who wins the challenge will get the Immunity Idol and will be safe from going to Exile Island at the next Tribal … [Read more…]

All right Sisters, it’s time for another edition of Mailbag Monday with Coach Joe. The questions were a little light these last two weeks, but two of them came in just in time to make this edition. If you have a question, throw it over to us to get into the next edition. This week we look for a … [Read more…]

Can I just tell you how amazing our Sisters are? All of us are so crazy-busy getting ready for our race that is NEXT SUNDAY (OMG), and when we get crazy-busy things tend to slip through the cracks. We’ve all been there, right? RIGHT? Okay, good! Yesterday (Sunday) was supposed to be the first day … [Read more…]

Random.org generated #8 for us, so Kirsten @ Living in a Girl’s World is our WINNER!!!!!! Congratulations, hooker! We love you 🙂 We all know that keeping hydrated in the hot summer months is really important, but have you really thought about why you need to stay hydrated in the winter? Why You’re … [Read more…]

This was originally posted last December, but I felt like it might be something we need to revisit here in the heat of SUMMER!! Enjoy 😉 It seems that every diet and wellness book will tell you the same thing, drink more water. It’s the starting point of just about every diet but do you know just … [Read more…]