Articles About Running

Fitness Equipment Deals in Time for 2017

Fitness Equipment Deals in Time for 2017

It’s another new year and if you’re like me, you’re reflecting on the choices (good and bad) you made in 2016. After being on a weight loss journey a few years ago, I have sadly put some of it back on and now is the time t ...
10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

While my parents appreciated the solitude, the space for a garden and the privacy that growing up on 10-acres in the country created, it also offered several advantages for my brothers and me. As kids, we had room to run, play and raise our ...
Beyond the Run: Making a 10K Less Scary

Beyond the Run: Making a 10K Less Scary

It’s been a while since we brought you anything from our Beyond The Run series. With the holidays surrounding us and the new year just around the corner, fitness is something that is on our minds and hopefully on yours as well. While ...
Head to Toe Fitness Outfits

Head to Toe Fitness Outfits

There’s no doubt that I’m a proud mom. I’m not afraid to brag about my girls and their accomplishments. We encourage them to select the activities that interest them with the caveat that once they commit, they are must be ...
Gearing Up for Warmer Weather

Gearing Up for Warmer Weather

I’ve never considered myself a runner. In fact, running was the one thing I dreaded most in gym class during high school. I could not understand how some of my friends could knock out a couple miles cross-country while I was strugglin ...
Building Confidence and Empowerment

Building Confidence and Empowerment

It is the job of every parent to prepare their child for life. That comes in all shapes and forms for their entire life – teaching them manners when they are young, sharing the importance of healthy eating, helping them with their sch ...
Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Exercise is something that has become quite a focus in our lives. Even though I’ve been exercising at the gym consistently since we returned to Iowa in 2006, I never felt like I was really getting in shape. (Mostly because I like to s ...
Quick Look: Dr. Scholl’s Active Series Insoles

Quick Look: Dr. Scholl’s Active Series Insoles

I think I’ve mentioned before that recently I’ve taken up running.  Well, more like jogging, but I am able to get 10+ miles in per week and at a reasonable sub-10-minute pace.  I won’t even admit where I started last winte ...