After training for 3 marathons, I finally feel like I know the right way to train to help set myself up for a successful race day. From just hoping I could finish my first marathon, to overtraining and ending up injured for my second, it took a third time in order to train smart and set myself up for success.
There is so much running advice out there, from people who should and people who shouldn’t be giving it. The most important thing to remember is to know yourself. Know when to push yourself into the uncomfortable places, but also know when to call it when your body isn’t feeling right. Remember at the end of the day, it all comes down to your body running!
There is only so much you can actually control during your training and on race day, but these 26 things are important to keep in mind throughout the process.
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My Sunday routine is one of the most important parts of the week. I like to ensure everything is prepared for the week ahead to reduce my day to day stress. This routine is especially important when work gets busy and when I’m in the peak of marathon training!
Saving a few minutes here and there throughout the week means getting to work earlier, being able to get home and get to my workout sooner, and getting to bed at a decent hour! Here is what I do almost every Sunday to help myself out during the week: Continue reading “Easy Sunday Routine for a Successful Week “
If you have never been to an NFL game, you are in for such a fun experience! The game day experience is so exciting, but it can be hard to navigate if it’s your first time. I attended almost every home game for my beloved Minnesota Vikings, and have gained some insight over the years!
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One of the easiest ways to decorate a room is to base it all in white. It’s the simplest color choice you will ever make! White is timeless and really easy to style with other neutrals or pops of color. The color also looks beautiful with natural wood tones, especially wood flooring. I don’t have any all white rooms in my house, but some of these inspiration images have me rethinking my color palette!
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Happy fall, y’all! This is my favorite time of year, and I’ve been so excited for the chance to change out my summer decor to cozy fall pieces! Fall is full of so many fun traditions and family time. I think that’s why so many people feel so nostalgic about the season.
For me, fall means running the Twin Cities Marathon, my birthday, football games with friends, and Thanksgiving with the family. If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time, you know those are all of my favorite things!
In order to celebrate the best time of year, I’ve created some cute printables for you guys. They are all free to download, so feel free to use as you would like. I love the idea of pinning them in a family space, or putting them in a fancy frame.
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Buying new clothing for fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I am not a fan of really hot weather, and I get so happy every time the fall chill is in the air! I’ve already begun working on adding pieces for my fall wardrobe. If you’re looking to update your style this fall, there are a few key pieces that are a great place to start.
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