The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.    Do you run?  Do you want to run faster?  I'm currently testing out the new Reebok Z Quick - a lighter feeling running shoe that is designed to help you run faster. Their tagline is, These shoes will make you UNNATURALLY QUICK!  How is that possible that one running … [Read more...]

Last week, I announced that I'm a part of a new weekly series with 3 other bloggers who I love - Audrey, Vera & Melissa. We're calling it Pinspiration. Each Tuesday, we'll tackle something we saw on Pinterest - be it a recipe, a craft or something else. We'll post how we did and hope to inspire others to do the same and try something … [Read more...]

As I write this, pretty much every muscle in my legs aches in some small way.  I ran 10 miles yesterday at the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia!  I've seriously been wanting to be able to type or say that for years and never had the guts to sign up but did it this year.  And I am so happy to report that I crossed the finish line and that I … [Read more...]

It's entirely possible my legs won't function tomorrow, but right now I'm feeling pretty good because I just got back from an 8 mile run. (!!!!!!! WOO!)  This is the longest I've gone to date and I've really been slacking with the Broad Street Run training.  So much, in fact, that I've really been starting to doubt my ability to do it at all. … [Read more...]

As I write this, I'm onto day 5 of nursing my 9 year old, who is home sick with the flu. (I posted earlier this week if you're in the same boat as me and want to see how I'm nursing him - What You Need to Help Your Kids Get Through the Flu.)  I didn't want my fitness routine to suffer and I had hubby around over the weekend so I could scoot out to … [Read more...]

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed a conversation going on over on Twitter with a bunch of Fitfluential Ambassadors. They were challenging themselves and the online community to run 13 in 2013. At first, I thought it meant running a half marathon but when I clicked over, I loved the challenge even more when I realized that wasn't it - it's 13 … [Read more...]