Category Archives: Fitness

Off To A Good Start

Happy New Year!! I hope that everyone is enjoying the first day of 2013. This morning, my mom and I ran a 5k and it was the perfect way to start the new year. The weather was perfect and it felt so good to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. I love running with my …

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Fitness Bucket List

Today was a busy, but productive day. I have been really proud of myself for making a habit of going to the gym this semester. I know that it makes me healthier and happier. To help continue this habit I thought I would create a list of my fitness goals. I think it will help …

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Debate Night!

Tonight is the big night! I have been so excited all day to watch the first debate tonight between President Obama and Governor Romney. I know, I know. I am a huge nerd. But, guys, it is so exciting!! You bet I do!!

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Why Don’t We Show More Love For the WNBA?

Why Don’t We Show More Love For the WNBA?

I love this article from Hello Giggles about why we should all be paying more attention to the WNBA!

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GOLD!!

The US Women’s Basketball won their fifth consecutive gold medal today by beating France 86-50, which is more than any women’s team in Olympic history. As this article points out, this team is one of the most under-appreciated at these 2012 games. I am inspired and motivated by the strength, determination, tenacity, and pure skill of the members of …

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GO USA!

Did anyone else watch today’s women’s soccer match between the US and Canada? It was one of the best games I have ever seen. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time and I was so happy when the US scored the winning goal in the final seconds!!         …

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My First 5K!!!

Today my Mom and I ran a 5K and it was so much fun. I was very nervous and excited because I only just recently got into running and I am not very confident. It is great to run with my Mom and we helped to boost each other’s confidence. Together we conquered something we …

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Nike: “Voices”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1ighxU1vYw

Play like a girl!

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A Beautiful Day for a Bike Ride

Yesterday afternoon, my mom and I went for a fantastic bike ride. One of the great things about the town where I live is that there are lots of roads that are perfect for biking because they are beautiful and have very little traffic. My favorite part, though, is that we can ride to the …

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“Thinspiration”

I am troubled and concerned by a trend I noticed lately on pinterest. Many women have created “thinspiration” boards in which they post pictures of models, actresses, and athletes whose bodies they covet or admire. Not only do I think that these boards are ineffective in helping women lose weight, I think they are harmful …

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