January Jumpstart Day 24: Workout + giveaway

TGIF! This has been a long week. I’m normally off on Wednesday, but I was off Monday so it makes the week drag on and on…..Plus it messes with my workout schedule. Friday is my rest day. I didn’t log a lot of miles this week but I got some good workouts in at the […]

January Jumpstart Day 23: Nuun All Day review + giveaway!

January Jumpstart day 23 started bright and early for me! Thursday is always an early day, whether at the gym or logging miles on the pavement. Today was a gym day. I did my first set of wall balls with squats. Those aren’t real fun, but I’ll keep trying it! I received a complimentary product […]

January Jumpstart Day 20: Goals Check, giveaway and a contest!

I have a big favor to ask everyone! Zooma has started an inspiring blogger contest. Whoever wins gets a trip for 2 to the Napa Valley race AND gets to give away a trip on their blog to a reader. I’d love your vote, you can find the info here. It’s Monday again! (yep every […]

January Jumpstart Day 18: Marathon training

I am at the 5 week count down again. I am also ready for the temps to warm up just slightly. The lows at freezing or below are starting to wear me out. Just some nice mid 40’s and 50’s sound wonderful right now. We’ve had some really pretty weekends lately though. I love when […]

January Jumpstart Day 17: Workout + One More Mile giveaway

TGIF! This week has been a long one. I’m looking forward to a 3 day weekend. Sara at She Cooks She Crafts She Runs has written another great workout, this one will get your heart pumping! I have not tried power cleans before, it’s something I want to try. I would have to start out […]

January Jumpstart Day 15: Fitness Survey + Pro Compression giveaway

Welcome to day 15! This morning I did 20 minutes of treadmill intervals, arms, wall crawls (you don’t want to know!) and the sauna. I have been busy with January Jumpstart stuff and completely let this month’s Fitness Survey sneak up. We have just a few questions this month. What part of your body do […]

January Jumpstart Day 14: Preparing for race day + Handana giveaway

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Day 14! Can you believe we are almost half way through? Today was a 5 mile run for me. Since I have absolutely nothing to do tonight and nowhere to be, I’ll be fitting in some abs and light weights at home. Whether this is your first race or you […]

January Jumpstart: Day 13, Goals Check + Giveaway

Welcome to day 13 of January Jumpstart! It’s Monday, let’s make this a great week. Did you stay on course this weekend? If not, it’s ok, today is a new day. We get another chance. I’m starting the week with Goals Check. I logged food every single day so far. Down 1.4 pounds since January […]

January Jumpstart: Day 11, marathon training update

Marathon training is moving along. I liked this week’s weather a little better that last week. It started out at 12 degrees on Tuesday but Friday morning’s low was 59. Thursday we ran in foggy mist and I’m starting to like that weather. My best 2 runs lately have been in that weather.   Don’t […]

January Jumpstart: Day 10, lean legs + Sweaty Bands giveaway

Happy Friday and we’ve made it 10 days! Sara wrote up another great workout, she included demonstration videos below it. Let’s get those legs in shape! That side plank with leg lifts is definitely getting added to my regular routine! Curtsey Lunges  Side Plank One Legged Squats Sumo Squats Side Kicks Have you ever heard […]