I mentioned earlier this winter that I began training for a half marathon along with another mama friend. I had a plan, all the best intentions, and a support network in place to help me achieve this goal. But then…I fell off the training wagon. Hard.
I could list all sorts of reasons I . . . → Read More: Shifted Perspective on Athletic Goals
I wish I were writing a blog post about how awesome my training was going for the half marathon. I had a few weeks there where I was doing so well–I even lost 8 pounds! And I worked up to running 22 consecutive minutes. Previous me might have scoffed at such a feat, but . . . → Read More: Bumps In the Road
When I last wrote about Jen Ellefson, we discussed her training for an Alaskan marathon (in winter!!) after the birth of her first child. It’s a tough argument to make that there’s something harder than training for a marathon in an Alaskan winter…but continuing a workout regimen with two young children just might take . . . → Read More: Athletic Training with Two Kiddos
As I mentioned last time, my friend Jen Elefson is a major inspiration for me for a number of reasons. The biggest is that she trained for and completed a marathon six months after the birth of her daughter…in Alaska.
Prior to moving to Anchorage, she’d been living in Portland, Oregon. After retiring from . . . → Read More: Marathon Training With A Nursling In Tow
In my former life, I was a rugby player. I began playing when I was a freshmen at Penn State University and continued playing on adult women’s club teams until I got pregnant with my second child. Over the course of playing rugby, I really learned what it meant to be fit, to train . . . → Read More: Exercise And The Nursing Mama: Getting Back Into The Game