It’s Friday, it’s Friday! Whoop!

This week has been filled with chaos, anxiety and a to-do list far too long for one person. But things got done and I’m looking forward to a weekend filled with golf, running, and lots and lots of work (much more was added to my to-do list).

I hope your week was much more calm and the weekend ahead filled with fun and rest!

I can’t believe that Dan and I are 6 weeks out from the big Quest For The Crest 50K! Time if flying by, it seems so close. We have found ourselves talking more and more about the race, making sure that we have all the gear we need (portable blanket, life straws, walkie talkies, etc) and the really important stuff…

What are we going to eat when the race is over to celebrate?

After 13 weeks of training, Dan and I agree that we deserve a “cheat” meal.

What We Want Post Race To Eat

We gave this question a lot of thought this past weekend while in the mountains. We want to make sure that if we are splurging a bit more than normal that we won’t be disappointed or left craving something different.

After some serious thought, Dan decided he wants Mellow Mushroom pizza and I decided that I want a Dairy Queen ice cream cake.

Pretty specific, right?
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An Awesome 20 Minute Kettlebell Body Burn Workout Challenge

April 16, 2015
20 minute kettlebell body burn challenge

Happy Thursday friends. I hope your week is going smoothly! I have a killer workout for you today that I really think you’ll love. It’s tough, that’s for sure, but go at your own pace and you’ll do great. One thing I want to stress to you guys is this… Remember that fitness isn’t a […]

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Time Is Not An Excuse: You Want Something, You Make The Time {Podcast}

April 15, 2015
Sierra Blair Coyle

How many of us say… “I want to do that but I don’t have time”? Too many. I know I use the whole time excuse a lot. I don’t have time to call friends, I don’t have time to get in a long run, I don’t have time to do my pull-up work, there just […]

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Mt Mitchell Adventure: Hiking The Highest Mountain East Of The Mississippi

April 14, 2015
mt mitchell hike

Let’s continue this mountain weekend one more day, what do you say? Lots of pictures! We ended yesterday with an exhausting but exhilarating hike up Green Knob with excitement for the next day. So after Green Knob… I stretched and rolled my legs and hips for most of the night while watching movies. We wanted […]

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The Green Knob Mountain Adventure

April 13, 2015
climbing green knpb

Happy Monday! I am coming off a vacation high, you know where you had the best weekend ever but feel as if you need one more day to rest and recover? Yup, that’s me. I guess today will be filled to the brim with coffee… lots and lots of coffee. In case you missed it, we […]

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Ultra Training Log: Week 5 + How I Clean My Sweaty Face

April 10, 2015
dermasport review and quest for crest

Hello, hello! I am coming at you from our cabin at the trailhead of Mt Mitchell in North Carolina. Mount Mitchell is the tallest mountain east of the Mississippi and Dan and I are here to conquer the beast for my birthday. Well, that and the fact that our trail race in May actually includes […]

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The Hee-Haw Body Weight Workout

April 9, 2015
hee haw workout

Good morning friends! I am extremely excited for today because I actually have a video for you! It’s been quite a while, I know and it felt great to be behind the camera after a hiatus. Though I won’t lie, we have so much going on that the break has been nice, one less pressure […]

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DON’T Eat This Instead: When Recipes Go All Wrong

April 8, 2015
glutenfree almond honey cake

I guess I was due for a mess up sooner or later. For the past few weeks my creations of turned out exactly as I had planned. And then this happened… Yes, that’s my interpretation of this Giant Peeps Cake… Clearly, I nailed it. This baby ended up in the trash the next morning. At […]

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Battle Of The Sexes: Women Are Better At Pacing Then Men

April 7, 2015
what makes women better at running? here's the 411

Thank you for all of the birthday love yesterday! Y’all know how to make a girl feel loved! I am extremely excited for what 31 holds, the goals we have, and the unexpected surprises along the way! While yesterday was pretty much full of work, we celebrated Easter and my birthday with an early morning […]

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A Love Letter To The 31 Year Old Me

April 6, 2015
31st birthday

Dear 31 Year Old Taylor, Today is your birthday! Congrats on making it another year. You know, I’ve never understood why people dread their birthdays. Yes, it’s another year older, but what’s the alternative? I’ll take wrinkles and tired joints any day over not being able to see another year go by. Today you turn […]

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Ultra Training Log: Week 4

April 3, 2015
quest for crest training log

Happy Good Friday! Easter is one of my favorite holidays. You better believe I’ll be dying eggs and even attempting to make this Peep-Filled Cake! Though my version might be attempt to create a, “Eat This Instead” version without the grains, loads of sugar and butter. But we’ll see. I do promise there will be […]

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