If you haven’t heard anything about Pokemon GO, you might potentially be living under a rock. I would look into that. Most likely, you have either heard of it, started playing it, been annoyed by discussions about it on social media, or bumped into someone on their phone who then yelled something about a CHARMANDER and then scuttled away... It’s true that there has been a lot of negative press Continue Reading
Fitting Remarks: Why You Shouldn’t Cheat.
Have you ever registered for a race and then not been able to run it? Maybe you were injured or had an unplanned work commitment. Whatever your reason, did you offer your bib to someone else? To be completely honest, I have done it. It was for a small-town race, but that doesn't make it right. But I'll tell you what- I will not do it again. Run Gia Run is a fellow running blogger. She's Continue Reading
Fitting Debate: Running with Music & The Basilica Block Party Playlist
In running, there are often two schools of thought when it comes to music: (1) the purists who believe running is a time of peace and solitude – a time to get away from all the noise of life and collect one’s thoughts in silence, and (2) the iPoders, who couldn’t imagine running without the distraction and assistance of good tunes. It is a war silently waged on the running path each day – Continue Reading
Fitting Debate: Is Long Hair or Short Hair Better…for Running?
Two years ago, I posted briefly about the fitting debate of short vs. long hair with regards to fashion. I received comments then that I should keep my hair long. One comment I remember someone sharing was, "longer hair makes you look younger, shorter hair makes you look older." At that point, I decided to keep the hair long. Yesterday, I went in for a haircut armed with a few pictures Continue Reading
Fitting Debate: White Jeans in the Winter?
The Right Fits is a blog about fitness, fashion, and fitness fashion. However, it often is heavy on the fitness side. But today, I actually have a fashion post for you!I follow "Putting Me Together", and I was inspired by her recent post about white jeans in the winter.I purchased a pair of white ankle length jeans from JCrew at the end of last summer. I didn't have a lot of time to Continue Reading
Fitting Debate: Running with Music
By Cool J in MinneapolisLL and I have discussed running with headphones multiple times in the past (HERE and HERE) My personal stance has usually been that music is great when you're doing your long training runs alone (with a consideration first for safety), but I would never wear them on race day.My personal stance temporarily changed with the Marathon-to-Marathon in Iowa last spring. I brought Continue Reading
Fitting Debate: Why Women Should Not Run…
By Cool J in MinneapolisThere's a controversial blog post making its way across the interwebs, and I am reposting it here to see what you think. It's entitled, "Why Women Should Not Run."I love to run, and can't imagine just stopping. However, I do agree that you should never just run. Variety is the spice of life, and exercise variety is also a vital piece of the fitness puzzle. I Continue Reading