Off one of the most boring drives along I-10 in between Phoenix & Tucson sits an iconic peak. It sorta marks that halfway point along the drive and rises up 1500′ quite triumphantly in the distance. It’s a popular place for RV’s and campers alike with some great trails for all different levels of abilities… Continue reading Picacho Peak Run
Running offers us so much in ways of enriching our lives! You have to focus on the big picture & not nitpick every run!
Have you been wondering about Powdered Peanut Butter? I was definitely curious about trying it…see what I have to say!
This summer is flying by so quickly! Only a couple of more weeks left before the kids go back to school and our schedule once again gets crazy! More driving, homework, making lunches, last-minute “I need this by tomorrow!”…it never seems to end! My days usually start in the 4am hour with a run and teaching a… Continue reading Always on the GO!
I’m always in search of ways to improve my fitness. It’s one thing to go out and train hard, but it is important to remember that one gains fitness and strength during the recovery phase and recent studies show that protein is helpful in this process. I feel privileged to now be a VIP for VEGA,… Continue reading The Importance of Protein & Recovery: Vega Review
Most of us have one crazy thing on our bucket list that we can’t wait to conquer and cross off, right? For me, running/fast hiking across the Grand Canyon was definitely one of mine! I knew I wasn’t going to be satisfied just visiting this natural wonder and looking at it from the rim. I… Continue reading Preparing For Your First Grand Canyon R3 (rim-to-rim-to-rim)
I’ve always loved working out and have been in the fitness industry for 25 years! I love how things have evolved, both from a scientific aspect & from a fashionista’s point of view! Let’s face it, the thong leotards and tights are long gone and have yet to make a comeback, right? Now that’s some… Continue reading Fit, Flirty…and FUN!
Leadville is an awesome and challenging race with so much history! Running above 10,000’ is no joke, either! What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!!🙌
Wondering what to pack so you will be sure to get your running in while traveling?
So, let me take you back to the beginning. Last year, I made a last minute decision to drive up to Monument Valley to run a 50K. Sounded fun and I was in decent shape at the time. The course was some of the most scenic and spiritual landscape I have ever seen. Absolutely beautiful! Since… Continue reading My First 50 Miler!
Involve your loved ones and have fun staying active this holiday season!
A strong core is so much more than just having a six pack or a flat belly! Your core is a complex series of muscles, which include your abdominals, but has three dimensional depth and functional movement in all three planes of motion. These muscles can act as isometric or dynamic stabilizers of movement, they… Continue reading Make Time for More Core!
As we kick off this holiday season, not only do I want to stay sane, but I want to stay in shape! I intend on doing this by keeping up my regular fitness routine, no matter what! Holidays, shopping, work, too much spending…it all can add up to a lot of stress! I truly believe… Continue reading How I will Accomplish My Fitness Goals for this week!