Tag Archive: workout

Dec 03

Accidental Long Runs + Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review

Cardio hasn’t been fun recently.   The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. All opinions are my own. I like cardio when it’s MY idea.  Having it as a mandatory daily activity during competition prep makes it a chore.  That’s a thing of the past (for now), and I have …

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Nov 06

A Day of Food at 4 Days Out

Change is often slow.   The bane of my impatient existence. Change does come to those who stay the course.  When I started training for competitions I had some muscle tone, but was underweight and had literally run my ass off.  I posted about my journey here so I won’t rehash.  What I will say (again) is …

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Nov 05

Work It Out: 15 Minutes Is All It Takes

Who doesn’t love a quickie?   Cardio!  What are you thinking?! In my last couple of weeks of competition prep I’ve added cardio.  15 minutes per day, high intensity.  Normally I run sprints but – of course – I pulled my hamstring.  No more sprints. In effort to get my cardio in, I’ve had to …

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Nov 04

Weekend Warrior

Who said weekends are for rest?   Thought let’s be honest – I appreciated the extra hour. Weekend warrior-ing has been my M.O. in the past, but in recent years my warrior-style has changed.  These days it’s all about productivity.  Rest is a good thing… and I did rest from job-related activities.  The work I …

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Oct 28

Mocha Mint Protein Muffins + Giveaway

M is for Monday.   I swear I didn’t plan this. This weekend had an M theme, which happens to work really well for Katie’s Marvelous Monday link up.  See what I did there?   1. Meringues My company is a cloud-based technology. Rather than handing out boring collateral like pens at the executive meeting, I …

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