How do I find the time to run, workout, and race while being a mom? What's it like? Mamas (and everyone), it comes down to loving what you do and the process of doing it. To me, ultrarunning is a lifestyle. It's valuable, there's a lot of meaning behind it. [To see why I run, … Continue reading Bada$$ Mother Runner
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Switch Up Your Run to Chase Away Anxiety and Worry
Tips for if your runs have become hijacked by anxiety and worries. If your runs have been overtaken, then it could be because you've been struggling with anxiety and worry rumination in other areas of your life (work, school, family, and more) Does this sound familiar? Continue reading to learn ways to regain control over … Continue reading Switch Up Your Run to Chase Away Anxiety and Worry
[Mostly] Trail & Ultra Running Podcasts
- - CAUTION - - These podcasts will: motivate, inspire, move you, make you laugh, make you run harder, and maybe make you cry. Some of them have multiple ways to listen (SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, PodBean, Spotify, etc...). Please keep in mind that this list may need updated. Let me know of any trail … Continue reading [Mostly] Trail & Ultra Running Podcasts
Ultramarathon Training Through My Pregnancy
Hi ultra ladies! I want to share my experience with you about how I continued to train through my pregnancy. In my opinion, there isn't enough information on exercising as a pregnant, ultra-endurance athlete. We train and prepare year-round for our events, and we go the extra mile to take care of our bodies. We … Continue reading Ultramarathon Training Through My Pregnancy
My Pinterest boards are full of things that you will find helpful: Outdoor adventure information, hiking, trail running, ultra everything; Plants and gardening ideas for bringing the outdoors indoors; Making our outdoor space friendly towards bees, butterflies and other critters; Environmentally friendly; Children's outdoor; Vegan food; Jeep!; Faith; Quotes; Indoor gym; CrossFit; Rock, heavy rock, … Continue reading Pinterest
Ultra Stubborn Mindset
If you run, I'm sure you have been guilty of using the words "just" or "only" when describing the distance or pace that you're running. It goes something like this: "I'm just running two miles." "I'm only running a half marathon." "I just ran a 9:00 min/mi." "I'm just running the 100k." "I'm only running … Continue reading Ultra Stubborn Mindset
My 5 Favorite Spots to Workout and Why
1. Scenic technical trail. My all-time favorite place(s) to run is on a scenic, technical trail. Rocks, roots, mud, water, varying ascents and descents all add a unique challenge physically and mentally. Balance, coordination, dexterity, toughness, and mental endurance are tested. Adrenaline is heightened because you need to stay on top of your game (and … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Spots to Workout and Why
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