In a running rut? I’m here to help! Confession: I’m a run coach and I still struggle with getting out the door for a run. So I’ve spent a lot of time finding ways to get and keep my running mojo and I’m happy to share some ideas with you! Here’s an excerpt from a Run & Thrive video where I encourage my running… [Read More]
Fitness for the body, mind and soul.
I want to be ready for any adventure with a sharp mind, capable body, and loving soul. These posts are my workouts, challenges, disciplines, and prayers on how to be fully fit.
And we’re back for another Saturday Spotlight with great guest posts for you! This Spotlight blog series features Q&As with run coaches and fitness pros. These are multi-talented individuals with solid experience, great blogs, and a lot of positive energy online to keep you inspired and informed. So, let’s see who we’ve got this week! Spotlight: Scott Vanloo Running Coach > Find… [Read More]
Need help getting out the door for a run? I’m here to help! Being as that I don’t score in the top 10% of self-motivated runners, I’ve spent a lot of time finding ways to get and keep my running mojo. It’s time to share some tips, reminders, and tricks with you! Here’s an excerpt from a Run &… [Read More]
Hey runners! With Baby J coming soon, I’ve lined up guest posts every Saturday with great info and inspiration for you! In this Spotlight blog series, I’ve done a little Q&A with great run coaches and fitness pros. These are multi-talented folks with solid experience, great blogs, and a lot of positive energy online to keep you… [Read More]
If you haven’t heard, my Run & Thrive Athlete membership site is now open for registration! Basically, for a small monthly subscription, you get access to many of the run coaching resources (motivation tips, workouts, training strategies, etc) I use with my running clients. Today I’m sharing some Run & Thrive content so you can… [Read More]
Whether you’re just starting with run coaching or you’re resubmitting your assessment videos to measure progress, this little video will show you what I’m looking for in your Overhead Squat, Side Run, and Front Run video. Watch Me A cell phone or tablet video will probably work just fine. If you do use a phone… [Read More]
Achieving a running goal is like any other life goal. There will be obstacles. You’ll have to overcome them. So, what happens when that obstacle is you? If you’re struggling to reach your goals, consider these 4 signs of running self-sabotage and see if they sound familiar. Saboteur? Moi? “Wait…why would I sabotage myself,” you ask? In short, because we fear… [Read More]
Have you been thinking of hiring a running coach? Or perhaps you already have one and are wondering if it’s doing you any good? Working with a running coach, in person or online, should be fun and the value should be obvious to you, the client. However, the responsibility to make the coaching experience fun and… [Read More]
Warm ups. Cool downs. Who has the time?! Well, with this 5 Min Cool Down Stretch the answer is…EVERYBODY! Plus, I can do this routine and I’m 8 months pregnant so…save your whining for tomorrow’s muscle soreness. 😉 But…why? Okay, you need a why because…“doesn’t your body do that naturally?” YES. However, if you’ve been going beast… [Read More]
Ever heard runners talk about base training or “building a base” before they train for a big race? They’re talking about the period of time (maybe 8 to 16 weeks) focused on consistent, easy running. During this super crucial phase, they are building a good running foundation physically and mentally, without stressing over fast paces… [Read More]