This post was originally posted at Symmetry Training and Fitness. Thanks for a great post, Kari! Wait, what? Spring, already? At Symmetry, we are thinking ahead to spring because we just signed on to again be aCommunity Partner for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon next April! Just like last year, we will be hosting a series [...]
What comes to mind when you think of the word "connection?" Well, the dictionary definition goes a little something like this... con·nec·tion noun a relationship in which a person, thing, or idea is linked or associated with something else. "the connections between social attitudes and productivity" a situation in which two or more things have the same [...]
As my feet hit the road, I think….and think….cry a little…think…laugh a little…and think some more. A song will rage on and trigger memories, some happy and some sad. I have been running races on and off for the last 10 years. Like most running stories, a sad or powerful change brought my feet to [...]
Transforming one's body from couch potato to athlete is no easy feat. Especially when negative self-talk and emotional demons get in the way. All smiles after completing the 5/3 RBR 10K in 2013 Anxiously waiting to start my first 5K in 2011. Click "submit," I thought, staring at my computer screen. A [...]
To many of us, a fitness lifestyle is a must. And that lifestyle often includes the art of RUNNING. Yes, I'm addicted to the sport... with many marathons, half marathons and 25ks under my belt. A note of caution. Nothing in life comes without a few bumps, bruises and… PLANTAR FASCIITIS! This inflammatory condition often [...]
I run because I am alive. I run because God has set my heart free. My name is Kristin. My story of running is one of healing, a story that reaches back, way back to my life before a tragic accident and life-altering injury. I grew up in a small town on the plains of [...]
The thought of running in the winter can be daunting. Between the darkness, cold, and often slippery or wet roads and sidewalks, many people choose the treadmill once the weather turns cold and snowy. However, you can get the benefits of fresh air and real-life conditions by running outside in the winter, and you can [...]
As I looked out the window of the Amway Grand Plaza on April 13, 2013, my heart was pounding. Thankfully, not loud enough to awaken my daughters sleeping in the bed next to the window. I took a deep breath, pinned on my race bib and hugged my husband goodbye. Cruddy weather or not, I [...]
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