Top 5 Tuesday: Running Confessions

Happy Top 5 Tuesday everyone! I wanted to make this Top 5 Tuesday about all things I don’t do by the book or perfectly with running. We all make mistakes, or repeat bad habits. I’m here to tell beginner runners that they are not alone. All of these mistakes or habits, I do not recommend…

Top 5 Tuesday: Top Cities in America I’d like to run

In light of the recent Runner’s World magazine, October 2016, I wanted to make the Top 5 Tuesday topic about 5 cities in the United States I’d love to run. In this magazine, there was an article that found the 50 best running cities in the United States. The #1 best running city was San…

Top 5 Tuesday: YouTube Fitness Channels

Hello blogger friends! This week’s top 5 Tuesday, I wanted to dive into the YouTube world. There are so many Fitness Stars on YouTube to watch nowadays. I’ve been a big fan of watching/ working out to YouTube Fitness videos since 2012. They are the perfect way to get tips, tricks, and moves for all…

Top 5 Tuesday: What are you listening to?

Now that race season is drawing nearer, I want to get back into writing Top 5 Tuesday posts. Many people as they are running have headphones in their ears. What are they listening to? (Kudos, to all those runners out there that don’t need anything but their running shoes and the great outdoors).  I’m not…

Top 5 Tuesday: Tips to Staying Hydrated

With the summer heat (it’s not officially summer till the 22nd I think?), all of us runners need to pay special attention to staying hydrated. The more you sweat, the more you need to rehydrate after your run. We need to drink 64oz a day of water, and on a running day, it is even…

Top 5 Tuesday: Why I love to Run

So this post is called Top 5 Tuesday…but wait! It’s not Tuesday! Sorry guys, I missed my Top 5 Tuesday post this week so I’m writing it on Thursday. Happy Thursday! We had a Tropical Storm in Florida where I am on Monday and Tuesday. I drive an hour and a half to work, so…

Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 Running Excuses

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday topic will be one that I struggled with last week. I started a new job last Monday, and have been having trouble juggling my running with other things I need to do when I get home from work. I ran twice last week- so at least I’m trying to make it…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 International Races I’d Love to Run

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday topic is Top 5 International Races I’d love to run. Awhile back I did this type of post but with domestic races in the United States. For this post, the sky is the limit. I probably will not get to do any of these in my lifetime, but…

Top 5 Tuesday: Beat the Heat for New Runners

This Top 5 Tuesday is inspired by my local Fit2Run running speciality store training program they offer. I know it’s not summer yet, but I wanted to go ahead and share my summer running tips to beat the heat. Summers in Florida and in the South, in general, are intense. It can be very difficult…

Top 5 Tuesday: Long Run Essentials for New Runners

Happy Tuesday everyone! I’m sure quite a few of you guys are making new running goals, and registering for more races this year. This post is dedicated to all you new runners out there navigating the wonderful world of running. Long runs are a bit different than speedy 5Ks in how you train. Long run…

Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5Ks I Want to Run

Last week, Sarah Chasing Life (go check out her blog!) sent me this great article from Runner’s World called ’10 Reasons the 5K is Freaking Awesome’ by Lauren Fleshman. It was a great article, and it provided many good points why 5Ks are just as fantastic as Half Marathons or Marathons. In lieu of this…