Life is something serious isn’t is?!?! It definitely has a sense of humor and sometimes I don’t laugh..well I’m lying. I do. With the diagnosis of the permanent nerve damage in my legs, it’s been hard to get higher mileage or hell, even back to my faster pace lately. But yesterday I freaking killed it!!! I hit 9 miles and felt good about it. I … Continue reading Life is funny but I am strong.
So we have received our RunnerBox this month and it’s filled with lots of goodies!! And they also have a special Valentine’s Day celebration box. It’s a perfect loving gift for your favorite runner. Everything is the Special box is Valentine’s day themed filled with runner favorites! There is also the regular subscription box that you can received bi-monthly. That is what I get and it’s awesome. … Continue reading What’s in the box?
Many of us have had cramps before. Not to be confused with side stitches. Even though side stitches pose similar symptoms they are not cramps. Side stitches are usually caused by improper breathing, or overstretching your diaphragm. Those can easily be taken care of my putting pressure on the side stitch while regulating your breathing. As far as what causes muscle cramps, it is debatable. … Continue reading Cramps explained
Here is hoping that you ALL have had a positive fulfilling 2014 and hoping that 2015 brings you good luck, happiness, and bigger goals! Keep your eye on the big goal, never lose sight of it. Make sure your 2015 resolutions are realistic. Keep them simple and easy to follow. Don’t try to go crazy making goals so difficult that you won’t be able to … Continue reading Happy New Year
I’ve been dealing with a problem in my hip flexor the past few weeks. It does stem from my Scoliosis because I have uneven hips. But this pain can happen to anyone, most common in women. A hip flexor injury is a strain or tear in one of the muscles in your hip flexor and extends to your groin area. Mainly in the front part … Continue reading An annoying, nagging, pain for runners.
Have you heard of RunnerBox? No!?!? Shame on you! It’s a subscription based box full of products and discounts that were hand-picked to aid with your workout activities! They have everything from gels, chews, protein shakes, supplements, nutrition bars, energy boosters, healthy snacks, personal care, and other running accessories! Some will be brand new products and others will be the normal favorites. There is always … Continue reading Runner tested, Runner approved
Many people want to start running or try to start running. If you start off in the wrong direction, you might be discouraged or give up quickly. Most people start running as a way to get in shape or lose weight. They end up falling in love with it and turn it into a passion rather than something “they have to do.” For first time … Continue reading Tips for beginner runners
As an avid runner, I participate in a lot of races throughout the year. Mostly run Disney races but I do A LOT of 5Ks offered by my favorite local running store Track Shack. With that comes a lot of bibs and medals! I have a pretty big medal hanger already and its overflowing with medals. I had made a special box to put my racing … Continue reading Run your wall
Many of you have asked me where to get those tags I wear on my shoes. They are Shubeez! For those that don’t know, they are these awesome little tags to wear on your shoes that display distances, logos, or charities. You can have a custom order made or just chose one of their awesome shubeez! I have a few of them and have one on … Continue reading No accomplishment is too small!
I am sure you all know how much I use and trust ice therapy to repair and restore muscles, right? I believe cold therapy is one of the best forms to help ease pain and help repair any damage or strain from running. R.I.C.E (Rest Ice Compress Elevate) is the best for immediate treatment for not so serious injuries. It helps reduce swelling and the … Continue reading An ice wrap you don’t need to freeze?