I’m basically dying. My caffeine intake has increased so much over the last few weeks (couple months?) that my left eye twitches so much I look like I’m constantly impersonating Mr. DeMartino. Continue reading
I’ve heard plenty of horror stories about women in the weight room getting a man-splaining even when they know what they’re doing. And it may be subtle that the tiny weights at the gym are dollhouse colors while the ones over ten pounds are MAN colors, but it’s still really annoying and patronizing. I live in the fitness world because of my involvement with the running community, and because I sometimes guest post on fitness blogs, but I haven’t had anyone try to censor my writing or steer me away from promoting topics related to strength for women.
Until. Now. Continue reading
There are so many good things happening right meow! I can hardly contain myself. If you’re looking for Grand Rapids running events, have I got news for you. Continue reading
I attended the January Gazelle Girl run meetup this last weekend. It was at the shiny new Mary Free Bed YMCA off of 28th St, and it was a shared event with Gazelle Sports Run Camp. Anyway, Joan Benoit Samuelson spoke about her running career and we heard about Gazelle Girl and had snacks. It was awesome. Continue reading
I have this method of signing up for and running races. See, ever since the first race I decided to do, I’ve frequently signed up for races when I wasn’t able to run that distance. Because what fun is it to only sign up for races at your current level? I’m the kind of person that needs motivation. I mean, I can motivate myself I guess, but the threat of going to a race that I’m not ready for—that’s a bigass reason for me to get my butt up and running. Continue reading