Little Known Ways To Have Superhuman Willpower & Self-Control

April 8, 2014
how to have willpower

Do you have a good grip on self-control? Do you have the willpower more times than not to start a challenge and see it to completion? If so, that’s awesome. You deserve a medal. You’re one of a very select group of individuals. I consider myself an all or none kind of person. If you […]

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The Extra Dirty Thirty Full Body Workout

April 7, 2014
dirty thirty workout

This past weekend was amazing! I could not have asked for a better 30th birthday. I’ll share it all below. But first, there is one more thing left to do: This workout. I may have indulged in a few too many bites of chocolate fudge ice cream cake and a few too many glasses of […]

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Why Turning 30 Isn’t Scary At All & Friday Favorites

April 4, 2014
almost 30

It’s Friday! TGIF. I am more excited than normal on this gorgeous Friday because it’s my birthday weekend. On Sunday, I say goodbye to my 20s as I make the big jump into my thirties. But before I turn 30, it’s my brother’s special day first. Today my big brother turns 34! Yup, we’re just […]

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Spring Cleaning: The Best & Worst Exercise Capris

April 3, 2014
best and worst workout capris for women

This week is flying by! I think it’s partially due to the fact that spring is actually here! The sun is out, the temperatures are rising and I am in weather heaven. This amazing weather actually has me a bit bummed though because I want nothing more than to get outside to run and workout […]

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9 Traits Naturally Thin Women Have Towards Food

April 2, 2014
thin womans mind

After taking just a week off from podcasting, it seems like forever! It was a treat to be able to sit down with the mic and podcast with Dan. I always forget how much fun these are to do until we’re doing them. It might come as a shock that even though Dan and I […]

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Dear Body, This Is Why I Love You {April Challenge}

April 1, 2014
body i love you

This past weekend I accomplished something that I wasn’t sure about. I didn’t know if my body was going to be able to carry me for 24.14 miles. There were several times when I thought for sure I was done, my body was spent, and I had pushed it far too hard. But in the […]

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The Time I Ran 200 Miles {Palmetto 200 Recap}

March 31, 2014
palmetto 200

Well, me and 11 other women ran 200 miles. Ready for a photo heavy post today? Great! This weekend was anything but relaxing. After almost 6 months of planning, the Palmetto 200 finally happened! I am happy to report that we all survived and were all smiles… most of the time. A lot of the […]

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10 Reasons To Run A 200 Mile Relay Race

March 27, 2014
why relay 200 miles

First of all, I want to thank everyone for all the comments on yesterday’s post! I love all of my readers and feel blessed that we have this place to connect. If you missed it you can catch up here. For the past few months I have been growing more and more excited about today. […]

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Fitness Diary: The Mental Battle Of Purposely Gaining 10 Pounds

March 26, 2014
gaining weight

I stepped on the scale yesterday and saw a number I haven’t seen in years. I was up 8 pounds… Today is a different type of post than I normally share. Normally, I write informational posts on helping you to achieve fitness and nutritional success. While I share my personal stories, I rarely aim to […]

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Skipping A Workout Won’t Make You Fat

March 25, 2014
missing workouts

For the past several weeks I have been squeezing in a 3-4 mile run between my early morning boot camps. It starts my day off energized and since beginning this routine, I’ve felt great. It’s a mini workout I’ve grown to love. But yesterday, I felt tired. I ran on both Saturday and Sunday to […]

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10 Advanced Ab Exercises For The Summer

March 24, 2014
ab exercises for summer

Something exciting happened here in Charleston this past weekend… we saw the sun! And temperatures above 70-degrees! I might just mean that spring really is here and we can move on from the terrible winter. While I love spring, I see it as a transition period. Just a vehicle to get us from winter to […]

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