Working Out

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Bringing back the two-a-days and other things

Willie is on a mission to remind me I'm just a few days done from the 50K! I have some aches and pains and he's on my butt about giving it time. You know what I say to that? Yep! [...]

Weight loss and changing your routine

Weight loss has been a big subject in our house again.  Willie is trying to drop some pounds and is going back to the methods.  That means we've been talking about it much more but I guess more about what [...]

Giveaway: Runningluv handles your sweat

Last year at the Little Rock Marathon, I met Danielle from runningluv.com.  We went gaga over this product last year. Now I basically just follow her around from expo to expo. But the thing is, I love this product. You [...]

Break out of the workout rut

Hello gym workout rutt. I don’t know what’s been going on but lately I’ve been less than thrilled with my workouts. It’s been pretty rough so I’ve been trying to change some things up. Going through a rut is to [...]

Not running all the marathons

Last week I was prepping all week to run The Austin Marathon. I knew it wasn't going to be easy or fast but I just wanted to run it. I kept referring to the weekend as a "shit show" but [...]

Exercising is the LEAST offensive thing I’ve done to my body

A study by the American College of Cardiology came out suggesting the amount I run will increase my chance of death but it's at the same rate of people who sit on the couch. The National guideline suggests 150 minutes [...]

My dog took me for a run

This week has been all about getting back into a routine. All the running has kind of messed up my schedule because I've had to recover and do it all over again. Guess what y'all? I'm on a two weekend [...]

Staying safe when you take your workouts outside

Last week a woman was running in the wee hours of the morning and she was attacked. Her attacker tried to pull her in the bushes but she went all karate kid on him and got away. I don't know [...]

Staying healthy while staying busy

I've been a little MIA this week.  It's been a busy busy week with my full-time and part-time job.  I haven't been doing a good job at keeping you informed with what I've been doing. First off, it's launch week [...]

Does the journey ever really end?

This day in 2011, Willie and I decided that it was time for a change.  Together we took the steps to lose weight and transform our lifestyle.  This morning I woke up to tell Willie today was the day and [...]