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Southern Foodie

Lunch Break Blogging...that's what I'm calling this series of's also an exercise in efficiency since my mind is blown by the time I get home from the gym every night...the incoherent post-workout/work day thoughts running through my mind pretty... Continue Reading →


Weekend Update II

So this was an interesting weekend and a little more restful than the last...which was definitely much needed! FRIDAY NIGHT: I got a late start on my long run and had legs that were far from fresh, sometimes its a win... Continue Reading →

Feeling sleepy on a Friday afternoon? Here are some natural ways to perk up!

Positive Beauty

Did you know that the #1 addiction in the world is caffeine?  Well it should be money, but what do I know.  Like everything, it’s good to take things in moderation.  Caffeine is great for jogging your memory, body detoxification, boosting your energy, easing depression, and increasing your stamina.  Too much and you’ve got restlessness, irritability, anxiety, and high blood pressure.  Pretty much sums me up without caffeine.  However, there are natural ingredients out there that has the same effect as caffeine so you don’t have to pick up that extra glass of coffee.

1.  Ashwagandha – Ash-wa-what?  This is an ingredient that means “essence of a horse”.  It’s a powerful adaptogen, which has the ability to provide stamina and energy when you need it or rejuvenate and calm the system and balance hormones when you also need it.

2.  Chá de bugreit’s a tree!  Offers great…

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A Run To The Mailbox…

RUNNING ESSENTIALS: BUILDING YOUR BASE So now that we have covered the importance of properly fitting shoes and good form we can move onto building your base through intervals...getting a simple test...regardless of speed, how long can you run... Continue Reading →

Running Essentials 101

I have been inspired by a friend to write about Running Essentials for Beginners...only because over time I have acquired some information that I really could have used from the start of my relationship with running. Now don't get me... Continue Reading →

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