When Good is Good Enough: Progress over Perfection

September 27, 2017

Do you ever stop at good enough or is reaching for perfection a must? I recently came across a quote that struck a cord: "Don't let perfection be the enemy of good." I'd heard it before, but never took the time to think about it. What made me think deeper about it is my current half marathon training. I'm on…

How to Prioritize Travel + Why I Skipped SeaWheeze

August 15, 2017

Are you making the most of your travel opportunities? Sharing how I prioritize travel to get the most out of my experiences. Were you in Vancouver this weekend running the SeaWheeze Half Marathon? According to my Instagram feed, you probably were. Because it seemed like everyone was there. But I wasn't.¬†Actually, though, I was supposed to be there. About 10…

Whole30: Why I’m Doing It Again + The Rule I’m Breaking

August 9, 2017

Whole30 might be restrictive and challenging, but here's why I love it and am doing it again. Back in 2014, I did my first Whole30. And I was hooked. I had a really positive experience, I felt amazing after the 30 days, had increased energy, learned to be more careful reading food labels, cooked more and depended less on processed…

Healdsburg Half: My Next Race + New Perspective

August 7, 2017

Racing can be about fighting for a PR, but it can also be about enjoying the miles with friends. I just finished up the SF Half Marathon a couple of weeks ago, and I'm ready to start prepping for my next race. Before I talk about the next race, here's the quickie recap of the SF Half: The race was…

Morning or Evening: What’s the Ideal Workout Time

August 2, 2017

Every body is different, which is exactly why the ideal workout time isn't one size fits all.¬† There are lots of opinions on when to workout. Will you burn more calories doing cardio first thing in the am? Will you be able to lift more weights in the evening? If your schedule and routine have been shifting, perhaps you're struggling…

Staying Motivated: 5 Ways to Switch Up Your Race Training

July 13, 2017

Need that extra boost to keep running? Here's how to stay motivated as you train for your next race. If you've ever excitedly signed up for a race, to only lose your motivation and interest in training a few weeks in, I feel ya. This happens to me often. I love signing up for new races and creating training plans,…

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