Category Archives: Family Fitness Fun

Moose on a Trail Run, Mt. McKinley, AND a 5K PR!: Weekly Recap

This week was a great one for running.┬áSince I’m a teacher, I feel so grateful to have all this unscheduled time in the summer to work out whenever I feel like it. This week I’m linking up with Running N … Continue reading

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Must-Do American Road Trip: Weekly Recap

Happy Easter! Well, okay, a week ago. But their outfits are so cute, right? We have been having the most bizarro weather here in Alaska. Blazing sunlight, snowfall, wind, rain – on a daily basis. It’s strange. Normally we are … Continue reading

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14 Favorite Fitness Moments and Outdoor Adventures of 2014!

My year of fitness was incredibly varied this year, with some new sports, new races, and just a generally new outlook on exercise in general. Here are my 14 favorite fitness moments and outdoor adventures! 1. New Year’s Day Cross … Continue reading

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Proudest Fitness Moments!

This week’s Dish the Fit is about our Proudest Fitness Accomplishments. Of course my thoughts immediately went to running, but I tried to branch out at least a little bit! Here they are, in no particular order…. Sub-28 minute 5K … Continue reading

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A Lake All To Myself: Weekly Recap

Four days off of work, where do I begin? Such a great weekend full of being active with and without my kids. Thursday When I woke up on Thursday I got dressed for the Turkey Trot. Because it didn’t start … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles and Ice Skates: The Weekly Recap

Of course my workouts during the week were my same old boring stuff: treadmill workouts and Tone It Up videos at home. I am incorporating some incline walking at the gym and I’m really liking that. On Saturday I met … Continue reading

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Work Wins

Good morning from Alaska! This was my view from my backyard this morning. Love it. This week I squeezed in a couple of workouts, and dropped a couple of workouts. As a teacher, the end of the quarter is a … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

I’ve been lacking in motivation lately. I had some nagging foot/Achilles/heel/everything issues over the summer, so I’ve been on a break from running. It’s been too rainy and cold for me to do much outside, and no snow for skiing … Continue reading

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Cross Country Jamboree!

This past Saturday, as the leaves on the trees turned all the beautiful colors of fall, we were off to the annual Elementary Cross Country Jamboree. My kids have done Cross Country every year, primarily because I want to help … Continue reading

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River Walk

Tonight after a full week of rain, the weather turned gorgeous and we had to get outside. One of my favorite things to do with my entire family is to take walks along a creek in our neighborhood. It has … Continue reading

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