Workout Highlights + Adventures in Annapolis

Happy Monday! I’ve only been posting a couple times a week as I enjoy the remains of summer but will be back to somewhat of a regular schedule after Labor Day. That and my computer finally said hey, hey, hey gooooodbye! My adventures in technology have been mildly annoying. In any event, it’s a new week but today I’m recapping some workout highlights from the past week and a fabulous weekend day trip to Annapolis!  The week of workouts started…

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Friday Five: Summer Lovin’ Had Me a Blast

TGIF!!! Here we are a week a way from Labor Day, kids are heading to back to school and the start of Fall TV (OMG football!) is just around the corner. That means summer is pretty much over (womp womp). Cynthia, Courtney and I thought it would be fun to end August on a high note reliving some of our favorite summer memories We hope you find this topic less challenging than last week 😉  ONE: Of…

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Weekly Roundup: Workout Fun, Eats and Treats

This summer positively flew by but I am not willing to let it go just yet! Training for the Milwaukee Half begins around Labor Day so I’m taking a bit of a running break for now. That means more time for other fitness FUN and I was actually able to get through ALL the Friday Five posts for a change. Hooray! (and if you don’t see a comment from me, I couldn’t login) Today I’m catching…

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Friday Five: What Lies Ahead

As I sat down to type out this post I hit a blank wall. It was hard for me to wrap my head around this week’s theme and wondered what Cynthia, Courtney and I were thinking when we agreed on it (lol…) I kind of like not knowing what lies ahead. At any rate, we always say themes are simply a guide and you are welcome to take liberties with them so here we go!  ONE: Blogging….

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A Q& A with Olympic Gold Medalist LaShawn Merritt

As a runner I am wildly interested in every aspect of the sport. The speed and fortitude of marathoners and sprinters alike is amazing and inspiring to witness. With the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China beginning this weekend, I had the privilege of interviewing one of the US’s premier athletes and 400m favorite Olympic Gold Medalist, LaShawn Merritt.   LaShawn is a Virginia native having grown up in Portsmouth, VA just north of Virginia…

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