5 Day Clean Eating Cleanse Details

I am about to start my 5 Day Clean Eating Cleanse and am so excited at how many of you have committed to do it with me!  I typically do this plan before I start a new training schedule for a race as it is perfect to do when my running intensity is down so … [Read more…]

My Goals.

Over the past two months, one of the things I have struggles with is defining an action plan for my goals, and sticking to it. Life has been SO beyond busy and it seems every night I go to bed thinking about what I want to accomplish my my fitness/nutrition the next day, and then … [Read more…]

Super Fruit Smoothie

There are not many things better than a refreshing and healthy smoothie on a sunny weekend afternoon.  When I stumbled upon this great fruit and veggie smoothie from Galesburg.com, I knew it would be the perfect addition to my weekend menu.  Of course, I made a few modifications to make it just right for me. ♥ … [Read more…]

Organics: What You Need To Know To Go Organic

We hear so much all the time about “organic this” or “organic that.” In conversations I have with others, it is clear that many people don’t know where to start with organics and why it is so important to go organic in their clean eating diets. Here are a few basic reasons of where to … [Read more…]

Race Day Is Almost Here!

In just two days, I will be running my first race of 2013…The Tri City Medical Center Marathon & Half and I am so excited!!  The race is Sunday morning at 6:15am so naturally, I have been spending this whole week doing my Pre Race Routine and getting my body and mind prepped.  My week has … [Read more…]

Lemon Salmon with Quinoa Linguini, Spinach & Tomatoes

For a healthy meal with proportionate balances of protein, grains, and vegetables, try this recipe I created– it is delicious! *Makes 2 servings **Total prep and cooking time:  20 minutes Ingredients: (2) 5-6oz pieces of salmon 1 lemon Low sodium Seasoning 2 cloves garlic Olive Oil (I use the Misto for light sprays) approx 1 … [Read more…]

Do More Yoga!

Yoga.  A word we hear all the time these days but yet to some, it still sounds overly intimating.  Crazy poses, deep breathing and not talking for an hour?  Yes!  That is how heavenly yoga is! ♥  I started incorporating yoga into my workout routine about 6 months ago and have been so glad that I … [Read more…]

Count Your Calorie Burn

How many times do you hear the saying, “you burn (fill in the blank) amount of calories doing (fill in the blank)?”  I think it is safe to say that we all hear this all the time and when we do, it is said or read as a blanket statement – that every person burns the same amount of calories doing the … [Read more…]

7 weeks out…!!!

Hi!  Okay so I am officially 7 weeks out from my next race and it is time to CRACK DOWN!!  This past weekend, I went for a 15.5 mile run and it felt amazing!  Now, over the next 4 weeks, I will have an ‘extreme’ period as I like to call it where I will … [Read more…]