Training Update: Vision Boards and Other Visual Ways to Stay Motivated

Vision Boards and Other Visual Ways to Stay Motivated

Happy Saturday, everyone! Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace channel and I are just rolling along with Vlogtober. For Day 20 yesterday, I shared a quick training update … which includes me not being able to run due to my orthodics causing me knee pain and needing to be adjusted. I’ve also been feeling …

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. 

Accountability Quest: First Quarter Goals

Confession: I did a horrible job with my Goofy Challenge Goals, finishing a mere 36% instead of at least 50%. Why? Well, depression from my running injury had something to do with it as I’ve discussed in this Recover, Run, Rejoice video. Considering the holidays, I also made unrealistic goals, a habit I’ve yet to …

Running Injury Update: Goodbye Deep Dark, Hello Hope!

Running Injury Update: Goodbye Deep Dark, Hello Hope!

The good news? According to my doctor, “It’s very likely I’ll be able to run again.” The bad news? Well, having to withdraw from January’s WDW Marathon Weekend Goofy Challenge could be considered bad news, but who cares? I’m oddly fine with this as long as I can run again. Not being able to start for …

Joyful Miles Running Jam - what we listen to do get our groove on!

Joyful Miles Running Jams: aka When Everything is Wrong

We all have our ‘jam,’ that one song that makes our pulse quicken and wakes our soul. For runners, having a playlist full of jams is everything … and at times, the difference between a good run and a great one. For me, I listen to everything from Broadway show tunes to podcasts while running. But for …

My favorite Broadway Songs for Running! What's yours?

Broadway Songs for Running

In my alternate universe, I am a Broadway dancer. (I would say Broadway star, but anyone who’s heard me sing knows that’s a stretch, even in fantasy.) But I love everything there is to love about Broadway. The music. The singing. The genius sets and brilliant playwrights who bring magic to the stage and mostly, …