Fit Tip Friday: The Magical Taper.


Here I am in the midst of taper madness for the Outer Banks Marathon. The taper: you know, that magical place when you sit back and enjoy all this extra free time and relish in all your hard work over the past 18 weeks....Wait, what? It doesn't feel magical to me! In fact, I'd say the taper kind of sucks.Why does the taper suck?You start second guessing all of your training.You worry about the Continue Reading

Tilda Tuesday: Guest Post- Training Your Vizsla to Hunt by Katie at Prairie Ponderings


Happy Tilda Tuesday! I have a guest post for you today from a fellow blogger. Katie blogs at Prairie Ponderings. We connected over our shared love of running and vizslas! I tell you, vizsla owners flock to each other- we are passionate about our dogs!  Katie is here today to share with you how she trained her vizsla Harvey to hunt. We don't hunt with Matilda, but I still found this post really Continue Reading

Weekly Recap: Tapering for the Outer Banks Marathon and the Brooks Heritage Line


Welcome to the final week in October! Can you believe it? This month has been so much fun, but it definitely flew by. Let me fill you in on what's happening at the Right Fits in Fitness and Fitness Fashion this past week. Here's what's happening in fitness:   Monday: 6.75 miles in the morning with my friend Kelly and my dog Matilda. Then, [solidcore] MSP in the evening. I loved [solidcore] Continue Reading

Fit Tip Friday: Tips & Gear for Running in the Dark


If you're a morning runner like me, you have probably noticed that it's pretty dark out there in the early hours these days. I don't think the sun even rises until 7:30 am! So if you are fitting in your run in before work, you're probably running in the dark. How can you stay safe when running in the dark? Though I can (and will) write a whole other post with safety tips for running in the Continue Reading

Tilda Tuesday: Matilda the Vizsla’s Best (or Worst) Running Experiences


Last week, I shared my “Best (or Worst) of My Racing Experiences” (<--have you linked up yet? Please do!) Matilda my vizsla pup felt a little left out, as she has only done one official race (the Fast & Furry 8k). But even so, she wanted to share some of her own Best (or Worst) Running Experiences.Hottest Run: Tilda has run in temperatures in the 90's, but always nice and easy Continue Reading

Fits Do Fitness Class Reviews: [solidcore] MSP


I was recently contacted by the owner and "Chief Inspirational Officer" (love it!) of [solidcore] MSP to come try out a class at their new studio in the West End in St. Louis Park.* I tried it out tonight and am excited to share my experience with you!To be honest, I hadn't heard of this new studio yet...probably because they just opened on Saturday!Though I'm always excited to try a new workout, Continue Reading