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The Balance Act Of Being A Parent And Training For An Ultra

The Above Picture Is My LIFE They are not the only part of my life though. Trying to find that beautiful balance in life at times can seem like you need some major ninja balancing skills to manage of all the chaos thrown at you. Now how about you add on training for a major…
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Improve Your Squat Drills

Let’s Talk About Squats! Everybody either loves them or hates them, but we all know if done properly the importance of including them into your fitness program. Incorporating a strength routine into your running program is key for performance and injury-free training, and it should never be ignored. In this blog post, I’m going to…
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Benefits of Skiing for Runners

It’s wintertime here in Utah and for many runners, this usually means it is the offseason. A time to mix things up, get in some more cross-training, and bring down the mileage. The peak of the mountain racing season has come and gone, which provides you time to give your body and mind that reset…
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Banded Hip Running Drills

This workout is designed to teach you to drive from your hips, fire your glutes, and activate your core while running. Why is this important for runners? When your central link is out of whack, you lose the ability to move with precision throughout the rest of your body. You want to have a stable…
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Canyonlands Solo Running Trip

Starting Out It had been almost a month since the Tahoe 200 race (which did not necessarily go as planned) and my adventure-loving gypsy soul was craving a solo running and camping trip to try and fill that need for adventure. I worked all my scheduling out, the weather was going to be nice, so I packed…
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Tahoe 200 Race Review

Not What I Planned for My review of the Tahoe 200 and how this adventure did not turn out the way I hoped for when I started the journey but, after time the path that it took me down of my own self-evaluation was just the journey I needed. I’m not saying I ever go…
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Tissue Mobility For Your Feet

Trail Running Series -Tissue Mobility For Your Feet- Let’s loosen up those feet! Do you ever suffer from tight feet or even minor pain when you run? There could be several things going on in your feet, but if it’s not a major issue like plantar fasciitis more often than not it’s some kind of…
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THAI CHICKEN POWER BOWL

THAI CHICKEN POWER BOWL INGREDIENTS ½ cup cooked quinoa, cold or room temperature ½ cup spiralized zucchini 1 small carrot, cut 1/4 cup red peppers, cut 1 large celery, cut 1/2 avocado, cubed ¼ cup red cabbage, chopped ¼ cup roasted chickpeas (recipe below) 1/2 cup cooked shredded chicken Cilantro for garnish Juice of one lime…
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Grilled Shrimp Zucchini Noodles with Lemon Basil Dressing

If you have a garden, I’m sure you have a large amount of zucchini this time of year. One of my favorite thing to do with all the zucchini I have is turning those piles of never ending green squash into a delicious zucchini pasta dish. No, it does not taste “exactly” like pasta, but I actually…
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Let Go of Fear

I think we all have fears that hold us back from pursuing what we want or desire in life. We have a fear that if we go for something, change something or try something new the outcome of that might be disastrous. We fear loss, we fear judgment and we fear pain. We all know…
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