Tag: running

Why I am ‘Running’ into the New Year

| December 28, 2015 | 4 Comments
Why I am ‘Running’ into the New Year

It’s that time of year again – people start thinking about what they can improve on in the New Year; and even before the holiday baked goods hit the table, health and fitness are usually top of mind. As a good friend of mine coined, I have been “r-alking” (run-walking) for a couple of years […]

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The Best 4 Ways Running Improves Our Health

| March 25, 2015 | 9 Comments
The Best 4 Ways Running Improves Our Health

We’ve all heard or been told the benefits exercising and running in particular has on our health, but for most of us it goes right over our heads and it’s always the same excuses “I don’t have time” or “I have to pick the children up from school and who will cook the dinner?” If […]

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My Path to Perth

| June 11, 2014 | 10 Comments
My Path to Perth

As many of you know, a few months ago I committed to running the Perth Kilt Run on June 21st. And I am not here to say I decided to quit. I am still on track! I’ve built up to a good 5k now, and will work on the last few kilometers over the next […]

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Eating For Runners

| May 9, 2014 | 13 Comments
Eating For Runners

I am a runner.  It has taken me a long time to really say that and mean it.  I used to duck around the label and dream of when I would actually confidently use it to refer to myself.  Well, it has taken 8+ years of steady running, countless 10k races and 6 half marathons…but […]

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6 Tips to Return to Running After A Long Winter

| April 8, 2014 | 9 Comments
6 Tips to Return to Running After A Long Winter

Running isn’t something that you typically hear me chat about endlessly, but the truth of the matter is I truly enjoy running.  It helps me focus and clears my head from the typical daily riff raff and clutter.  You really don’t have to engage in any other thought processes other than right foot, left foot, […]

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Why Driving Your Car Is Ruining Your Workout

| November 5, 2013 | 6 Comments
Why Driving Your Car Is Ruining Your Workout

Have you ever gotten into your car to head to work in the early morning. You’re pretty tired from the night before and you’re not really awake quite yet. Your eyes still have those little eye boogers from sleep that you managed to miss when you washed your face in the morning and even the […]

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Running Form ~ Tuesday Tips

| April 30, 2013 | 9 Comments
Running Form ~ Tuesday Tips

It’s important to consider your form while running because being in a proper running position will not only reduce your risk of injury but it will also help you to propel your body forward with ease and allow you to breathe more efficiently, making your runs faster and longer with less effort and energy expenditure. […]

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