running

Gluten Free Food Ideas To Eat Before Your Long Run

October 1, 2014

“WHAT GLUTEN FREE FOODS SHOULD I EAT BEFORE A LONG RUN?”  –> Apparently that’s one of the top searches I get to my site. Maybe it’s because I’ve chatted about gluten free training fuel, or gluten free pre race meal ideas. Ya, I’m a gluten free sherpa wife at your service. And it’s my pleasure! […]

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Fall Run Gear to Help Ease You into Cooler Temps.

September 22, 2014

Yesterday marked the first day of Fall, and unfortunately, Texas has yet to get the memo. It’s humid and 90F. Hey, that’s better than 100F. Fall likes to creep it’s way into our state. Slowly but surely. Luckily for us, we had the chance to ease on into “Fall-ish” weather a few weeks ago in […]

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Do Runners (and all Athletes) Really Need a Walk Break?

July 23, 2014

I’m not sure how walking got such a bad rap from runners and endurance athletes, maybe it’s because they see it as a sign of weakness? In actuality, I think, taking walk breaks are not only beneficial, but will make you stronger in the long run (pun intended). Heck, even the Kiwi will skip a […]

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Why Exploring New Trails Helps me to be UNBUSY, Trail Workouts, Plus Mizuno Kazan Shoe Review!

July 18, 2014

I think you all know by now how much we love trails. We are surrounded by amazing trails out here near the Hill Country, how could we not love it?! The following is a sponsored post by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. But let me tell you something. The trails are my sanity. They […]

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3 Strength Moves to Improve Your Run Form

March 10, 2014

It’s been a little over a year now since we’ve had to deal with injuries.  This past brought good health, healing, and being injury free for me and the kiwi. That means something. It means we’re doing something right. It may have took us a long time to find that right (rest and injury prevention), […]

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Wednesday Warm-Up: 4 New Running Drills

January 8, 2014

Wednesday warm-up. Now there’s a literal title for you. Anybody else freezing there behind off yet? What am I thinking, of course you are. I’ve been doing most of my running outdoors on the trails, and I think my body is finally acclimated to the cold weather. I actually enjoyed a nice brisk trail run […]

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#FitClean Forward Gratitude- The Inspirational Runner

December 18, 2013

As much as I love Holiday Baking, talking Gluten Free, and rounding up Workouts to share, I need a mini break today. You see, I’m Corny Cotter. I share my heart here. I like to be real. I probably wouldn’t keep blogging if I didn’t have that outlet. True story here folks. So when my […]

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Holiday Hills & Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Miles

November 27, 2013

There are 2 things that really KEEP me motivated during the Holiday/Winter months. One is a PURPOSEFUL challenge. I mean an honest to goodness body/mind/heart challenge. Luckily, my friend Heather just started one this week! It’s called the MOVE HAPPY challenge. Basically it’s finding out what gets you moving and makes you smile in the […]

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Yoga for Running- 3 Poses to Practice Now!

November 4, 2013

We’re gonna talk about it today —> Yoga! I love yoga. But you know what? I didn’t always love it. I learned to appreciate the moves for what they did for my body, my mind, my wellness. And I love how it helped my running! My cheesy race pic for your viewing pleasure. Today Katie […]

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Form Friday: Tips on Building Strength with Hill Running

October 4, 2013

Yesterday I spoke about believing in YOURSELF to dream big. Today WE are talking about what we’re WORKING ON in order to DREAM BIG. Enduring and building strength. Yep, the kiwi is working on both. Overcoming a knee injury takes TRUE physical strength, and making a come back takes even more MENTAL strength. I am […]

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