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CocoNutz Fuel

I had the pleasure of reviewing a pretty cool product over the past couple of weeks. I often speak about the importance of fueling properly before, during and after my workouts and I am always up for new products to help me reach those goals.

The coolest thing about CocoNutz Fuel is the nifty [...]

Review: Zico Coconut Water

Running in the heat and humidity that we have had this summer has definitely taken a toll on my body.  In my quest to stay hydrated this summer, I found and sampled a new-to-me coconut water last week.  Hannah and I took a road trip to Cleveland last week to see my Grandma and I [...]

Review: Honey Stinger Organic Gels

In my quest to find fuel that agrees with my stomach during my runs, I made the switch to Honey Stinger gels. I have tried the chews before, but not the gels. The first one I tried was the classic Chocolate. To be honest, I was not a fan. I didn’t let that deter me, [...]

Early Morning Steamy Run

Today’s MIT workout run was cancelled due to excessive heat.  Temperatures are supposed to soar to 103 degrees with a heat index of 110.  Being outside for any period of time can be risky, especially when exerting yourself by doing any type of physical activity such as running.  If you must be outside or exercise [...]

Cap City Half Marathon 2012 Recap

Today I ran my 7th half marathon!  Knowing that I wasn’t going to race this race, I offered to pace a friend to reach her goal of finishing under 2:15.  I can’t tell you what a rewarding experience this was for me.  This is the second time that I have paced a friend in a [...]

Sharkies Giveaway and Review

Who likes free stuff? I do!! I have a pretty awesome giveaway for you guys today, but first I need to tell you about my love for Sharkies.

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First and foremost, how cute are these snacks? Okay, so I am getting close to being 40, but I can still act like a [...]

Review: Boundless Nutrition Oatmega 3 Wellness Bars

Saturday mornings seem like the perfect time to talk protein bars since I am normally doing my long runs as my posts go live. As a runner, I have learned that what may work for one person, doesn’t always necessarily work for another. As long as a product is gluten-free, I am willing to give [...]

Review: SunWarrior Raw Protein Powder

Just because I was “on vacation” didn’t mean that I didn’t get my miles in. My mom & sister snapped this picture on their way to take my nephew to school. Fortunately they caught me before I hit the killer hills and felt like dying.

After my tour of the hardest hills I have [...]

So Lucky Gifts Review & Giveaway

I was the “lucky” recipient of a So Lucky Gifts Active Box full of Honey Stinger products the other day! I love Honey Stinger gels, so I was excited to try the protein bars & organic energy chews. Check out this beautiful packaging from So Lucky Gifts:

I didn’t want to ruin it [...]

Cold Weather Running

I love when people ask if I run when it is cold outside.  I giggle now, but I used to be one of those people who hated to be outside when it was cold.  Yes, I still despise being cold, but I think that I am becoming acclimated because I am finding my cold [...]