I’m trying something new this marathon training cycle, and so far I LOVE it! Guess what it is? NO MUSIC. I haven’t listened to music while working out since the beginning of June. I found that whenever I was doing a hard workout, like a long run or hill repeats, I relied on loud, fast… Continue reading Something New I’m Trying…
Eeek, another hiatus from the blog! Every time I write a “To Do” list (which is every day, I’m the biggest list-maker), BLOG is always on it. Always. But then other things such as grad school work, cleaning, marathon training runs/workouts, etc take priority.. Anyway, I’m here to give a quick life update with the… Continue reading Training & Mini Life Update
Kyle and I have gotten into the whole “Taco Tuesday” routine – I make him taco boats (similar to regular tacos), and I make myself a taco salad. I love sharing my meals on my Fitness/Health Instagram account (@elizabeth_healthy_life), and I often get asked what I put in my taco salad. There are so many ingredients,… Continue reading My Famous Homemade Taco Salad
Wow – it has been one busy month. I realized my last post was on June 1st and today is July 5th – yikes! June was busy, but busy in the best way possible. Here are some highlights from the past four weeks: In June, I… Began graduate school Wrapped up my second year teaching Pre-K Ran the… Continue reading Hi there! It’s been a while.
Losing 22 lb. wasn’t easy. But maintaining my weight loss also isn’t easy. I’ve maintained my 22 lb. weight loss for almost an entire year now, but finding a healthy balance took time. I found that even though I had lost the weight I wanted, I still needed to work just as hard, if not… Continue reading Tips on How I Stay on Track
One of my favorite ways to refuel after a workout is to drink a cold protein shake. There are so many different ways to make shakes and I think I’ve finally perfected mine! Protein shakes are a fun way to experiment – throw in new vegetables (I recently started adding cucumber), try a new flavor of protein powder… Continue reading Post-Workout Shake
Rewind to the weekend of April 30-May 1 when I ran the Providence Marathon. This was my second road marathon, but third marathon overall (first was the Leadville Trail Marathon in June 2015). I began training for this marathon in mid-February after dealing with an IT band injury. Because I had been planning to begin in… Continue reading Providence Marathon Recap