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My Favorite Non-Running Activities

My Favorite Non-Running Activities

Of my many mistakes during 2016 Dopey Challenge training, (Lord, I've made a'plenty,) my biggest was not doing enough cross training. I felt the effects of this after coming home and barely being able to finish an Insanity workout despite being trained enough to run 48.6 miles. Back then, I followed the Hal Higdon Dopey [...]

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Orangetheory Review and Studio Tour

Orangetheory Fitness Review and Studio Tour

Happy Wednesday, everyone! There's been a lot of interest in Jackey's Orangetheory Fitness training experience, something she's been doing for seven months now with great results. She already wrote about her first Orangetheory Fitness First Month results back in January, but last week, she followed this up with an updated review and studio tour over [...]

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Summer Running Tips | Friday Five 2.0

Tips for Running in the Summer!

Ah, summer, sweet, sweet summer, bring on the lazy days ... after our runs, of course! And now that my injury is FINALLY healed, I'm even more excited about doing lots of awesome summer runs for Dopey training. (I'll be sharing all the details about my recovery in a long, LONG Sunday Weekly Wrap-Up post. [...]

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Pre-Training Tips for runDisney's Dopey Challenge!

If a credit card statement earlier this year made you clutch your chest and gasp while hollering, "I spent what????" then there's a good chance you've registered for runDisney's 2018 WDW Dopey Challenge. Well, actually, in my household, it was my husband clutching his chest. Sorry, honey! Money aside, AWESOME, you're going to have an AMAZING [...]

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My Partial Plantar Plate Tear Injury: The Full Scoop

I haven't been able to run in eight months. Eight. Long. Frustrating. Months. Another thing I haven't done during this time is a good job blogging about my partial plantar plate tear injury. I've given Coping with Injury tips, talked about Walking a Race in a Boot, and given a few updates and did some videos [...]

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Mental Games: How to Stay Motivated to Run and Train

Mental Games: How to Stay Motivated to Run and Train

Need some advice on how to power through those long runs and challenging races? In a recent episode of Jammin' On The Run over at our YouTube Channel, we chatted about our favorite tricks and mental games to get us out the door, through difficult runs, and over finish lines.  For the full version, watch [...]

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