Marathon Monday: Week #2…..The Pain Train

Marathon Monday: Week #2…..The Pain Train

So this second week of training was tough. I hit all my mileage, but it was a struggle. Still, I’m counting it a win for not missing any miles. But I’d be lying if I didn’t say it messed with my head a bit, as it’s only week 2. I have a ridiculously long way […]

Abs and Cookies….They Go Together Right?

Abs and Cookies….They Go Together Right?

Happy Friday!!! Hope ya’ll have had an awesome week. Jake(our 11 year old) has been away at camp and as much as we’ve missed him, we’ve enjoyed the slightly slower pace that comes with having my two home bodies around. It’s amazing what being down 1 kid can do to the vibe. That being said, […]

Quick Strength Session For Busy Runners

Quick Strength Session For Busy Runners

If you’re training requires high weekly mileage, one of the first things to go is usually strength work. Lifting, stretching, high intensity training, yoga. You know the drill. I know for me, when training for marathons, it feels nearly impossible to do anything more than just my scheduled mileage for the day. But, it’s not […]

3 Killer Glute/Leg Workouts

3 Killer Glute/Leg Workouts

Happy Friday!!!! I put together some glute/leg burning workouts for you this week. You’ll find some upper body, core and cardio mixed in to these workouts, but overall, the focus is on the lower half. I tend to hate “leg days” so by adding other elements it feels a bit less leg dayish to me.  Plus […]

Earning CEU’s from IDEAfit: What I Learned

Earning CEU’s from IDEAfit: What I Learned

    So, this may be a bit of a boring post if you are anything but a personal trainer, but I felt like it was necessary. I searched high and low for more practical info on earning CEU’s and found very little to help me out. So trainers or anyone who might be considering a […]