Lessons Learned

Running offers us so much in ways of enriching our lives! You have to focus on the big picture & not nitpick every run!

A Review of TIUX

I really admire smaller companies that aspire to do big things!  I’m a practical person who doesn’t need thrills and frills, especially when it comes to my running and my recovery!  I have my tried and true favorites…some are pricey, stylish & worth it since they perform time after time and others are purely functional… Continue reading A Review of TIUX

Uvida Sportswear UPF50+

What can I say?  I am a Tucson native and have grown up in the Southern Arizona sun!  When I was a child, I played outside all day, everyday and sunscreen was not part of our daily routine at all!  When I started college, I took notice of magazine articles and doctors recommending use of  a… Continue reading Uvida Sportswear UPF50+

Put Some Fun In Your Run!

I find that in my running groups, both in real life and through social media, runners get caught up in the numbers game. How far and how fast and then how much further and faster. Don’t get me wrong, improvement is awesome, motivating and what keeps us going! However, I’ve found that sometimes my greatest… Continue reading Put Some Fun In Your Run!

Let the Games Begin!

  The Fitness Games!! If you love fitness, being challenged and showing off your achievements, you should check out this new app called The Fitness Games.  It is perfect for all levels of fitness and even shows pictures and instructions on how to correctly perform the moves that are included in the workouts.  Are you… Continue reading Let the Games Begin!

Paatuwaqatsi: Water is Life 50K

Last Friday, I returned to the Hopi Reservation for the second time to run the Water is Life 50K. Prior to last year, I had never visited this part of Arizona, even though I have lived here my entire life! It is a beautiful, mountainous drive that drops a bit in elevation as you hit… Continue reading Paatuwaqatsi: Water is Life 50K

#ActiveLivingChallenge Recap

It is already known that we grow when we step outside of our comfort zones, but I also think it is important to take a moment and look back on that personal growth.  When we reflect on where our journey has taken us thus far, we can better figure out what is working or where… Continue reading #ActiveLivingChallenge Recap