Think It’s Your Time to Do a Couch to 5K?

Have you ever wanted to do a 5K?

If running a 5K is something you’ve always thought you’d like to accomplish, a couch to 5K training program might be exactly what you need.

All sorts of couch to 5K programs exist. A quick Google search pops up tons of websites that offer all sorts of options. Some differences exist between jogging times and rest times, but they’re all pretty similar in nature. (more…)

The Secrets You Want to Know About Meal Prepping

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If you don’t know it by now, you should! Meal prepping is where it’s at!

First of all, if you don’t know meal prepping is where it’s at, you might not know what I’m talking about. In case that’s you, meal prepping is basically the process of getting a week’s (or more) worth of food ready ahead of time.

Meal prepping will you save you time at the grocery store and time each day from cooking.

Even more importantly, it’ll save you time from the extra exercise you have to do to burn the calories from all that fast food you eat when you don’t have time to cook during the week.  (more…)

What You Taught Me – Thank You!

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I asked, and you answered!

Thank you to all of you who took the time to complete my 2016 Reader Survey! Some of the results were exactly what I expected, but you taught me a few things, too.

So, thank you!

I do love to learn new things, and I especially enjoyed learning ways I can make this blog better. Ways I can better meet your needs and help you reach your goals each time we come together.

Do you want to know the results?


5 Easy Tips for Your Best Race Ever!

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Want to make your next race your best race ever? 

The days are getting a little less hot and humid, and the mornings are feeling crisper than they have in months.

This can only mean one thing – RACE SEASON IS HERE!


How You Can Be Sure Your Supplements Are the Best


Nowadays supplements are all the rage!

According to some sources, so much nutrient content has been take out of our farmland due to mass production agriculture that we don’t receive the same amount of vitamins and minerals in our food as we once did.

Also, the American diet is sorely lacking in appropriate amounts of fruits and vegetables. As a matter of fact, according to the CDC, only 24% of Americans eat enough fruit, and only 13% eat enough vegetables on a daily basis!

Slow down – read that again. Only 13% of us eat enough vegetables!


5 Easy Steps to Reaching the Finish Line

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If you’re like me, you have this long list of things you’ve always really wanted to do but just never seemed to be able to.

Some things may be lofty aspirations you came up with before you knew better.

If I just HAD to come up with a few examples, maybe something like: own every Nintendo game ever made (Yes, I’m THAT old.), play soccer on the US Women’s National Team, or be the onstage star of a musical production (I’m not even the star when I’m alone in my car.)

But other things just SEEM unreachable but really are right within your grasp.