Exercise Category


my second half

Every once in a while, it will come up and someone will mention how I “ran a half marathon” and I’m pretty quick to correct them that I “finished a half marathon”. I really came pretty close to half-walking, half-running it; I think my pace per mile was 13:45ish. To be fair to myself, I didn’t… Read more »


that is not what working out looks like

There are photographs out there floating around the interwebs that are referred to as “fitspiration” or “fitspo”. They are pictures of fit, well toned women in athletic apparel seemingly in the throws of a hardcore workout. Their purpose is to inspire the viewer to work like the woman in the picture is “working” so that you can… Read more »


i’ll show you intermediate

Spoiler alert: at the end of this story I somehow end up looking both completely airheaded and totally badass. Pinterest is the source of all inspiration in my life of late – from recipes, decorating, and crafts to workouts, devotionals, and organization. Last week I pinned a treadmill interval workout from an exercise blog, then… Read more »