Smith Rock Ascent 15 miler – Race Recap

So there is this race, in Central Oregon, that is wicked crazy hard, and I might just do it again next year. It’s called the Smith Rock Ascent.

Smith Rock is one of the 7 wonders of Oregon, according to Travel Oregon. I have hiked along the trails with my kids but have never had the […]

Everything happens at once

Oh how I’ve missed this little blog of mine. Even though it’s mainly about fitness, running and all things surrounding that, it’s like a public journal. So many things have happened since my last blog, which was about how to not gain weight with an injury. Well my foot is still healing but a thousand […]

How to avoid weight gain with a running injury

Injuries definitely can put a halt to your normal workout routine. Take mine for example, I am wearing a boot because of a foot injury and can not run. About 75% of my workout routines before my injury consisted of running. So without making some changes and adaptations to my current situation the inevitable will […]

Rest is important, espeically for your mind

I’m back! A little off topic of fitness but I wanted to include my thoughts on rest, taking time off and finding mental clarity. I had a wonderful family camping trip to Cape Lookout State Park in Oregon. This was our first camping experience as a family. I’ve grown up loving the outdoors but never […]

Taking a guilt free break

My mind is constantly running. Especially since my legs are not these days. I have a hard time relaxing. I never used to be like this. I have a few ideas of why I’m not able to just totally relax and let go:

I don’t have a typical full time job – I’m always looking for […]

Father’s Day fitness gift guide

It’s time to grab a Father’s Day gift for that special guy in your life. If he’s a weekend warrior or you’re simply trying to send him a polite nudge that he should be working out a little more 😉 these gifts make exercise a little more exciting.

For the runner:

Mino: Keep him from injuring himself […]