Tag Archive: pilates

January month in review

If you’ve been tuning in, you’ve already seen the weekly recaps from January so I’m going to make this a super-lengthy post. Highlights: New PR in the 10-mile distance, set on New Year’s… Continue reading

Weekly recap: Jan. 31

Well, January, it was nice knowing you. Can’t say I’m sad to see you go — especially since I saw the first daffodils peaking through the mulch today! I had a great week.… Continue reading

Pilates Pose of the Week: The Hundred

It’s only appropriate to start this weekly series with the first exercise in the traditional mat sequence: the Hundred. This exercise is focused on breathing and prepares the body for the exercises that… Continue reading

Weekly recap – 12 weeks to Carmel

I ran 54 miles this week and 48 of them were on the treadmill. How’s that for a summary? I will confess that it wasn’t really bad. I downloaded the entire season of… Continue reading

What is Pilates?

As part of my Pilates instructor certification, I submitted a short essay on “What is Pilates?” For those of you curious about the answer yourself, here’s what I wrote: In our world of… Continue reading

Welcoming 2016 with a shiny new PR

2016 is off to a great start! I’ll take a PR on the first day of the year anytime — a shiny new one clocked at the Hangover Classic 10 Miler Jan. 1.… Continue reading

Building base on vacation / Weekly Recap

Considering I raced Saturday, this should probably be a recovery week but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity — I took vacation around the holidays so I have 16 consecutive days off! Last… Continue reading

Weekly recap: Recovery week 6 / Otter Creek race report

I came into this week riding high on the news that I’ll be a Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete next year. In reality, it’s not a huge deal, but it’s a cool step forward… Continue reading

Weekly Recap: Recovery week 5 / 1 week to Otter Creek

  Exciting news! I have been selected as a Hammer Nutrition athlete for 2016! Stay tuned on that front — once we roll into the new year I’ll have a referral code for you… Continue reading

Week 3 Recap

Well, after two weeks of hitting everything on the schedule exactly right, I knew this would be a week I faltered. Louisville decided to rescind the olive branch of fall weather and present… Continue reading