Training for the 53 River Bank Run

Happy New Year! One of my goals for 2017 is to blog about my experience training for the upcoming River Bank run (15.5 miles) which takes place on May 13th. I’m not in the best running shape, so I plan to post about my progress, some tips for getting in the habit of running, and […]

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My New Training Zone: CKO Kickboxing

When Monday night rolls around, I’m always psyched to cruise over to my favorite gym, CKO Kickboxing, where I get to sweat, glow, and challenge myself with every kick and punch!  There’s nothing better than a motivating trainer, hype music, and punching some bags to lift me out of the Monday funk. Over the past few […]

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My 1st Solo Hike Experience

“If you’re always worried about the unknown, you would never experience the greatness out there.” —Erin ‘Wired’ Saver (8000+ miles hiked solo) While vacationing in Seattle, I had the day to myself, so I decided to plan an adventure and conquer one of the most popular hikes in Washington–the Mt Si trailhead.  I’ve never hiked solo before, and don’t hike very […]

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Creating Healthy Habits & BBG Update

Forming a new habit isn’t easy; in fact, the claim ‘it takes 21 days to make a habit’ is actually a myth. According to more recent scientific studies, it can take anywhere from 2 months to a year for someone to build a new behavior into their life. WHAT!? I thought 21 days was hard enough! This […]

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Get Back on Track with These Post-Vacation Tips

I’m still in denial that the holiday weekend is over and trying to get back on track after 5 days of over-indulging and a few too many cocktails. When reality sinks in and I’m experiencing post-vacation blues, the last thing I want to do is hit the gym or workout…but I also don’t want to […]

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Trader Joe Smoothie Supplements

I am a huge fan of Trader Joes and shop there about once a week. I love that they offer so many healthy, affordable options and a variety of supplements to supercharge my  daily green smoothie. I have been making green smoothies for years and I’m always on the hunt for supplements to amp their […]

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