Whoever said two miles was easy was a big, fat liar. I’m telling you from first hand experience, it’s not. Especially when it’s 4 p.m. in the afternoon in hot, humid Texas. While it may not have been easy, the Bayou Bash Relays, hosted by the Bayou City Road Runners at the lovely TC Jester Park, sure was a blast. I did relays all the time growing up as a swimmer, but when it comes to sports on land, I tend to fly solo. Running this past weekend was a solid reminder of how much I actually love being part of a team.
In Houston, we pretty much LIVE for these incredible months of pre-summer weather. Just before the heat really cranks up we get to pretend we live in California and just bask in the beautiful sunny weather. So with that said, when it’s beautiful outdoors (fingers crossed for no thunderstorms), I love to practice yoga outdoors. And this weekend, I have two opportunities to do so: tomorrow at Yoga on the Avenue and Sunday at Mind Tribe’s Vinyasa Tribe. Here are five reasons why I love practicing outdoors and why you might, too!
Last week, I had the opportunity to hit the road and head to Dallas for the Indie Beauty Expo. It was the first time the expo made it to Texas as past shows have been in LA and NYC. I was really impressed by how many brands traveled from all over the U.S. (and the
I’ve totally been digging the unicorn trend lately. I may not be into consuming all of the sugar it involves, but I’m a pink girl (and Lisa Frank fanatic) at heart so this trend pretty much makes me swoon. Which is why when fellow blogger and boss babe, Erin, a.k.a. Ms. Independent, announced the theme of her annual event I was in L-O-V-E.
Sprint for Life is one of those races that has always been on my list, but then something else comes up. In fact, my dad has done it every year and I haven’t! This year, my dad was out of town so we were flip flopped. While this race had been on my radar for
I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again. I LOVE spring time running. Without any big races to train for, the pressure is off and the small, fun races are on! One of those races was the second annual Autism Speaks 8K in Sugar Land. I was lucky enough to be asked to lead
I get it. We’re all busy and sometimes yoga is the last thing we want to add into our hectic schedule. But take it from me, we need it. Whether you’re a new mom, entrepreneur or corporate gal, trust me you’ll benefit from having some yoga in your life. And don’t worry. I’ve heard all
You probably gathered this fact from the name of my blog, I love running. But here’s the “truth bomb,” I wasn’t always a “runner.” I laced up my running shoes for my first race in 2010. And in the six plus years that followed, I’ve racked up 13 marathons and a bunch (I really couldn’t count)
I love running, I love working out hard, and I get pretty curious about data so I was really excited to try Orangetheory. Your first class is free, so I had no excuse not to give this fitness studio (that seems to be popping up on every corner) a try.
Music City is usually known for its country twang and as a major bachelorette party destination, but on my most recent visit I decided to explore something new — the yoga scene. Thanks to my husband’s family (and some fun girl’s trips) I’ve been to Nashville quite a few times, and I love it! It’s