After last week's injury scare and mileage cutback, it was back to regular programming this week! Dustin (my husband) was on a ski trip in Canada with some buddies, which meant I was a solo dog mom. Except I only had Matilda, as Ruth was at an overnight "bootcamp." This bootcamp was through a company called "K9 SF". As part of the training, she stayed at Downtown Dogs all week. Though I Continue Reading
Fitting Remarks: Running Through the Winter
I've been doing a lot of complaining so far this winter about running outside and the winter has only just begun! You've probably noticed how much more I'm opting for the treadmill (which is an easy choice when its right in the basement) And I did take a hard fall the other day on an icy winter run that left me with a nasty bruise and shaken confidence. There are reasons for all this complaining, Continue Reading
Fitness Fashion: Winter Running Must-Haves.
As you may have read in this week's recap, Minneapolis had its first snowfall last Friday. Though not much of that fresh powder stuck around, it did seem to mark the transition to winter running apparel. Friday's snowfall also led to a conversation with a 'cube mate' of mine at the office who could not believe that I run outside all winter. I tried to explain to him that its perfectly possible Continue Reading