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Favorite Women’s Running Gear

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Throughout the process of training for and running in my first half marathon (you can read all of those details here) I tested and tried out a lot of women's running gear. After all, I was hitting the pavement every other day for over six months. And while no two runners are alike, yes apparently we runners are all precious snowflakes, I thought I would share what women's running gear truly worked best for me. There are some shorts, socks and even headphones I tried that did not make my race day cut. With all...

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Running My First Half Marathon

Running my first half marathon

If you follow along on Instagram or Facebook (I mean of course you do. If not head on over!) you might have seen that a few weeks ago I ran my first half marathon. I had been very quiet online about my training so it might have come as a surprise to some when the day before I started blowing up my feeds with photos. After all, training for a fitness goal like this when you start off barely able to make it running down the street, becomes a bit all consuming. How had I...

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How to Wear Stylish Sport Sunglasses

Stylish Sport Sunglasses

There are so many great reasons for wearing protective eyewear when taking your workout outdoors. I've been training for my first half marathon next month and have tested these stylish sport sunglasses by Adidas both when hitting the pavement and while running errands. I adore them and think they are cute enough to wear anytime! I naively didn't realize just how hard training for a half marathon would be, and I don't mean the running. The running has been really FUN. I am loving all the time I've spent getting healthy and feeling my body grow...

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Our Night Rock Climbing Experience

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Have you ever done something really, and I mean really, out of your comfort zone? High heights have always been one of my biggest fears.  I went to Paris and didn't even consider going up in the Eiffel Tower if that gives you perspective on how crippling it's has been for me. That being said, I've become fairly adventurous as I've gotten older which has worked out in my favor when I've been faced with heights. Hiking, for instance, is one of my very favorite activities now and it has really helped quell that acute...

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