Running

Run Your First 5K ~ 10 Tips to Help You Start Running

Run your first 5k with these 10 tips to help you start running.

Do you want to start running? Well, the good news is YOU CAN! How do I know this? Because for years I sat back wondering if I could, but really thinking I couldn’t. Until one day I DID! With running it doesn’t matter how slow or fast, or how far you run, you’re still a runner. Here are my top 10 tips to help you start running so you can run your first 5k! Read more…

We Ran the Spartan Race

This past weekend we checked off a huge bucket item list.  While I would have liked to have finished the Spartan Race a bit stronger and with a little less pain, we still completed it and overall, completed it well.  For that I’m thankful. I’m thankful for my health and I’m thankful for the ability to […] Read more…

Strength Workout for Runners

Increase your speed and performance with the strength building workout for runners.

My first love was running then I started my love affair with lifting weights. I soon realized that I didn’t have to choose between them, but rather I could marry the two and only make the other stronger. Here are 3 ways strength training can improve your running speed and performance and a free strength and power building workout for runners.  Read more…

Thumb Holes, Fit Body Boot Camp and Life after Cancer

Do you love thumbholes?

Uh….Hello…do you agree thumb holes are simply awesome? They make be feel like such an official runner and well, I like to say they make me run better. #ofcoursetheydo Do you agree thumbholes are the best!? @teamsamfit Click To Tweet These past couple of weeks have been really fabulous fitness weeks for me. For one, […] Read more…

Christian Music Workout Playlist

I’ve never been one to listen to music while I run or workout…call me un-American, yes I know, but the music always seems to be more distracting than motivating. Until now.

I recently created a Christian music workout playlist to listen to and it totally rocked my workout! Why have I never thought of doing this!? This music made my spirit and my workout come alive! Read more…

What is Peace

What he does promise through any path we’re forced to take is that he’ll be walking beside us, if not carrying us when we’re unable to walk it on our own. That’s what peace is-knowing we’re not alone. Peace is being able to rest along the way, surrendering our control even if we’re not getting our way.  Read more…