Stop the Madness! Let’s Focus on the Good We’re Doing with Our Health

I’ve been feeling a little down lately. Don’t worry—everything is fine, better than fine. Life is good. But I haven’t been able to keep up my fitness and eating like I usually do. And honestly, I’ve felt a little disappointed with myself. You see, I’m now 20 weeks pregnant. I’m getting backaches when I run […]

Running While Pregnant? 3 Must-Know Tips

I took the photo below while on a lovely run in the Idaho foothills. The weather here has been on a warming trend, and I even spotted a few flowers poking through the dead brush on the trails. I finished my run feeling refreshed and alive—it was the first sunny trail run I’d done in […]

Postpartum Running: 6 Tips to Getting Back After Birth

  Welcoming my daughter was the happiest moment of my life. The weeks to follow were some of the hardest. Sleeping, eating, showering—all of these had to wait until my baby had her needs met. Exercising didn’t even come close to making the list of must-dos. Running was always in the back of my mind, […]