Hello, hello! I'm back with my weekly recap of recovery from my broken tibia/fibula and the build back to marathon shape, hopefully in time for what will be my 30th marathon, the Chevron Houston Marathon next January! Here's how this week panned out! Monday: Physical therapy at Mayo Sports Clinic- I had a 6:30 am appointment (LOVE the early appointment options; I don't have to miss any Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 26 Weeks Until the Houston Marathon!
Hello and happy Sunday! I'm here with my standard weekly recap, linking up with HoHo Run and Taking the Long Way Home, details at the end of this post. Join us, it's a great way to connect with other fitness bloggers! If you missed last week's recap, I shared that I registered for my first marathon post-broken leg, the Houston Marathon on January 20! It's 7 months away, but I'll continue to Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 12 Weeks Post-Broken Leg
Hello there and welcome to my blog! If you’re new to The Right Fits, let me catch you up on my current situation. This post, this post, and this post are a great place to start. Basically, I was an avid marathoner, running 3-4 marathons a year, and was well into training for the Antarctica Marathon when I broke my tibia and fibula on a wintry Minneapolis run. My trip was cancelled, I had Continue Reading
Fits Do Fitness Class Reviews: ALTR Minneapolis
Have you heard of ALTR? It's one of the newest fitness studios in Minneapolis. They just opened on August 28th! I was offered a complementary visit for me and a friend to try out a class and share my experience. My friend Vicki works downtown and is always up to try out new classes, so I offered the 'friend' pass to her. She's a big fan of Alchemy and Physical Culture, and said she had been Continue Reading
18 Weeks Until the Boston Marathon 2017!
A lot of marathon training programs are 18 weeks long, so I figured now is the time to start my training and countdown to Boston! I'm back to working with my coach Antonio and I'm finally over that horrible virus of the past two weeks. Now it's time to work! I'm still hosting my weekly link-up with Jess at Jess Runs ATL. Be sure to join us to share your weekly recap! Details at the bottom of Continue Reading
Fits Do Do Fitness Class Reviews: The Resistance Movement
Last Thursday, I attended a bodyART class at The Resistance Movement in St. Paul. The studio: The studio is brand-new, very modern, and clean. They have a full locker room and showers. A lot of boutique fitness studios do not offer showers onsite, so that is a nice bonus. The environment: Right away, I was welcomed warmly and given a full tour of the studio. The instructors were so nice to Continue Reading
Fitting Debate: Pokemon GO: Failed Fit or the Right Fit?
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