Redemption Year

Mental Strength: 4 ways to stay positive during training

“Hardships often prepare extraordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.”  - C.S. Lewis This week during yoga, I took a card from the affirmation box, a creative tool meant to give inspirational and motivational quotes that support your practice. Like a fortune cookie for yogis. During this class, the first after a very rough week, I… Continue reading Mental Strength: 4 ways to stay positive during training

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Redemption Year

Will Marathon Training Help You Lose Weight?

Back in my high school days, fall was filled with cross country. Practices, meets, pasta parties, all the good stuff. And, among so many other topics covered to help prepare us for meets, one of my coaches mentioned the importance of proper nutrition while training. While there were sports that required light bodies and small… Continue reading Will Marathon Training Help You Lose Weight?

Redemption Year

Treat Yo Self: Why Massages Should Be Part of Every Runner’s Training

This past Friday was the first 20 miler of my training program - or 200 minutes since I’m going by minute goals for workouts instead of miles. While there were plenty of thoughts going through my mind in the 3 hours and 20 minutes I spent running (ooof!), one of my favorite ones I ended… Continue reading Treat Yo Self: Why Massages Should Be Part of Every Runner’s Training