Strength Training for Runners: We’ve Got the Book for You

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So back in January, I was running regularly and planning to hit up a half-marathon in April. I'd downloaded training plans and was comfortably running 3 to 4 miles. I was sure that within a few months I could build up to 13-plus, no problem. I'd been injury-free and was feeling great about running. …
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My Aha Moment About My Intuitive Eating and Exercising

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Over on Fit Bottomed Mamas today, I'm sharing all the good, bad and downright gross first trimester symptoms I've had thus far in my pregnancy. So if you're into that sort of thing --- hot dogs, gas, frat boys --- check it out. But, over here I want to expand upon something I touched on at the end …
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My Favorite Fitness Hack: Give It 10

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They say the only workout you regret is the one you didn't do, and I try hard to live my life without regret. Still, that doesn't mean that hitting the gym (or the pool, or the bike --- whatever) with a vengeance on the daily comes naturally. When I'm having a blah day, I'm often unclear as to …
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5 Motivation Hacks That Really Work

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We all have our moments when we're just not motivated, right? When the gym just seems so far away and even doing a home workout seems like too much work. I know there are definitely times when I'd rather curl up on the couch with some Vincent D'Onofrio and Law & Order: Criminal Intent than even …
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How to Lift Heavier By Changing Your Mindset — in Just One Workout

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It's Fit Bottomed Hack Week! And in honor, each FBG is sharing her fave health hack! Get all the fitness hacks here!  Hack, hack, hack. Now that it's Fit Bottomed Hack Week, it seems like everywhere I go I'm constantly brainstorming fun hacks or someone gives me a tip and I'm all, hey, that's a …
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Ironman Augusta 70.3 Update: Two More Months!

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You want numbers? Oh, I've got numbers. Swim: 1.2 miles Bike: 56 miles Run 13.1 miles Weeks until race day: 8 Butterflies in my stomach: 900 million and climbing I've been training for the intermedix Ironman Augusta 70.3 more or less since early spring, but due to a bunch of …
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The Better Mood Workout

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Working out despite [fill in your road block of choice] deserves a pat on the back. Last week, I was on my way to the gym when I received a world-stopping message that had me so stressed I walked into my gym and had to force myself not to cry. I was super stressed out, super overwhelmed and super …
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