Category: Fitness & Health

This Week in Workouts: November 8

running pathway
Last week I shared my first “This Week in Workouts” and I loved the routine! I stuck to it, because I had shared it with ya’ll and had carefully mapped it out into my schedule. This week I really thought about what else I had on my calendar so that my workouts would fit into everything else I have coming...
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Life in Fabletics

Collage of Favorite Fabletics Gear
one // two // three // four // five// six The weekends keep flying by. Ever since finishing the Chicago Marathon, I’ve been enjoying being on a little bit of a less rigid workout plan and relishing weekend mornings in bed, slowly waking up to the sun and just laying there relaxed for a little while before finally getting out....
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This Week in Workouts: November 1

Jogging at Mission Bay
It’s a habit; every Sunday night I sit down and plan out my week. Usually the things I need to get done, errands I need to run, and workouts I plan to do. They say that writing down your goals and telling them to other people makes you stick to them – so I’m sharing my workout schedule/goals with you. When...
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Bikini Body Guide (BBG) Review: 12 Weeks and What You Can Expect

Shoes, medicine ball, and BBG 2.0
Image via Kayla Itsines Instagram So if you’ve seen any of my previous BBG posts (here, here, and here) you know that I started it the 12-week workout program in August and finished it a few weeks ago right before the Chicago Marathon. Well actually, let’s backup; I started it in May to get just a little more in shape...
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How to Become a Morning Exerciser

running with the sunrise
If we’re being honest, I’m not your typical morning person. I often bargain with the snooze button. But over the past couple years I’ve started becoming a morning person (yes, you can make yourself become one!). I never realized the beauty of the mornings until I started preparing for a trip to Dubai, when I was facing a 12 hour time...
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Facing the Fear of Failure

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//Image by Paperfelt// You know what’s so terrifying about running a marathon? It’s not the 26.2 miles. Not really, anyway. It’s about reaching for a goal and letting go of your fear of failure. For months you’ve been pushing yourself on long training runs, testing your mental and physical capacity. You’ve been forgoing late nights out and drinks with friends...
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Flex It Pink: A Fitness Community for Women

"Another Day at the Bar" tank top
When it comes to being fit and living an active lifestyle, community is key. I love that my husband and girlfriends are pretty active people because it keeps me healthy while having fun with them. So I was contacted by a representative for Flex It Pink to learn a little bit more about this site, which is a “community of...
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My Bridal Body Diet

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I’m getting married in less than 1 week! Err maaah gaaaawd! So on my last post, I shared with you how I’ve been switching up my workouts to get in best possible shape before the big day! But, as they say, you can’t out exercise a bad diet, so in combination with my upgraded workouts I’ve also been very good...
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My Bridal Body Boot Camp!

Bridal Body Boot Camp Graphic Text
For the past 3 years I’ve consistently been 5 lbs over my “best weight.” My “best weight” is when I look, but more importantly feel my best. I think I am acutely sensitive to the way my body feels in relation to itself (like when I notice I can feel my arms brushing against my sides), how my muscles and...
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9 Reasons Why I Workout – Why Do You?

I workout because I love my body, not because I hate it.
Happy Saturday, friends! It’s mornings like this I roll outta bed early and get the urge to go for a run or do an intense circuit workout. Half of you are probably reading this like, “Um…yeah, no. NO WAY do I feel that way Saturday morning.” Here’s the thing, once you start working out and it gets easier and becomes...
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