We're seven weeks away from the Cleveland Marathon! It's more important now than ever to keep up with my training plan to make sure I'm ready on race day. I'll be honest, I've never done the best job training for a half marathon. In the past, I'd skip or shorten long weekend runs, not fuel my body properly… Continue reading Cleveland Marathon Training: Week 5
I'm a fair weather runner. I'm not sure why it's taken me so long to realize that, but it really sank in this week. For months now, I've been telling myself I'll get outside and run the trails once it's nice out. Well, it snowed on the first day of spring in Cleveland! My idea of "nice" running weather (at… Continue reading Cleveland half marathon training: Week 4
I'm a HUGE fan of Kodiak Cakes! If you haven't tried them, you're missing out. They're great as pancakes, waffles — and they're a perfect substitute for flour in many recipes. This is my FAVORITE Kodiak Cakes recipe and it couldn't be more simple to make. Recipe — 2 cups Kodiak Cakes mix 2 bananas 1… Continue reading My FAVORITE Kodiak Cakes Muffins
Happy Valentine's Day! I decided to give my abs some LOVE with one of my favorite tools - the ab wheel! It's incredible for strengthening and tightening your core. Strong abdominal muscles doesn't just look great, they keep with endurance, speed - and even cut back on overall body pain for runners. Here are a… Continue reading Ab Wheel Wednesday!
Meal prepping is one of the most important steps I attempt to take each week to stay on track with nutrition at work. This week, I tried something new! I got a KitchenAid spiralizer attachment for Christmas and I've been chomping at the bit to try it out. I'm a zoodle fan, but I wanted… Continue reading Spiralized sweet potato enchilada bake
About 45 minutes east of Cleveland sits a stunning log cabin filled with an impressive selection of wine. It was a hot, dry late summer day last time I visited Laurentia Vineyard & Winery. We sat outside, drank crisp Chardonnay and walked the grounds admiring the landscape. This time, it was mid-January, snow was on the… Continue reading Laurentia Winery
This week is notorious with people ditching their New Year's Resolutions. We're not even three weeks into 2018. Don't fall off the wagon! Get in shape. Eat healthier. Save money. Reduce stress. Get more sleep. Get organized. Read more. Travel more. Take chances. Volunteer. No matter what your resolution is, there are simple steps to… Continue reading Resolution Restart