Giving One Extra Degree


As you may have read, we’re house shopping for the first time. This takes up most of J’s free time right now; researching, paperwork, etc. My free time (ha) has been going to training, the blog, HAM radio study, and trying to maintain sanity. The unintended consequence is that “us time” has been lacking. Well,… [Read More]

The 3rd Lap


This week was about running outside my comfort zone. On Monday, Team Luna Chix PDX met for a 1 Mile Time Trial on a gorgeous outdoor track. Then, last night, I went to my first Road Runner Sports Discovery Run and outlasted the rain (more on that next post). In both cases, I was pushing myself… [Read More]

Fitwall | Fitness in 40 Minutes


The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Fitwall. I know I JUST wrote the teaser about this last week, but I’m eager to tell you all about it! The workout was intense but fun! I felt like I was playing on a grown-up’s jungle gym and yes, a few days later I’m… [Read More]

I’m Going to Hit the Wall


The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Fitwall. Sorry, this isn’t a post about running marathons!  My plans to “hit the wall” aren’t about running at all, but about a new adventure in fitness! This Saturday I’m going to try a new kind of workout, one that collects data about my body… [Read More]

Guest Post: Strength Training by Ariana


I’m home! I hope everyone is having an awesome holiday weekend. I just got back from a trip to Napa Valley and I’ll be sharing all about the wine and food on the blog tomorrow. For today I have an awesome guest post from Ariana! She is a personal trainer and has a great strength… [Read More]

Top 10 Running Drills For Speed And Efficiency


Happy Friday! So I’m flying to Napa today to taste ALL the wine! Ha. I’ve been dreaming of this trip for a long time! (I’ve been to Napa 2x but never had time for wine tasting. Always running.) Anywho, I have a very cool guest post about running drills from Mercedes who blogs at Perpetual Awesomeness! … [Read More]

Working Out at Redefining Strength | Costa Mesa


What does “strength” mean to you? Does it mean a 300lb deadlift? A marathon? A pull up? To trainer Cori Lefkowith, these are all valid definitions of strength and admirable goals to have! I was contacted by Sweat Pink about visiting Cori’s training facility, Redefining Strength, in Costa Mesa, CA and writing a review about it. I immediately loved… [Read More]

Coaching Myself & Others

Chuze Fitness

Now that I’m an RRCA Certified Running Coach and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, I have plans to crush some major miles. That is, as many miles as my foot will allow! Here’s a look at races I have coming up and new ideas I have about coaching after the RRCA course. My Running I’m… [Read More]