Lorna Jane Fit Challenge: February Update

It has now been a month since I started the Lorna Jane fit challenge. I will admit I didn’t have my whole heart in it this month because 1.) I am marathon training and 2.) I went on a much needed vacation.

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My marathon is in two weeks and I plan to go big or go home after that with the challenge, but I did manage to make some small changes this month thanks to the fit challenge.

I did several of the workouts included in my guide, and even tried a couple of new meals from the “nourish” portion. Something I definitely did a good job of this month is just getting outside. Even when it was cold out, I made it my goal to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. When I was on vacation I spent a ton of time outside, and I think in the winter months I forget just how much I enjoy it!

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Because of my hip injury and physical therapy, I have been focusing a lot on not only the PT exercises given to me for my hip, but also the strength moves from the challenge and am already seeing an improvement in my stability and balance.

I am excited for March, I know once my race is over I can focus more on this instead of logging so many miles. I plan to keep up the strength work and hopefully add in some new recipes this month!

Remember, to keep up with the challenge and what everyone is doing search and use #LJFitChallenge, #sweatpink #lornajane

QOTD: Do you work on stability and balance?

Almost Home

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Hey guys, thanks for being patient with the blog while I have been on vacation! We fly home today (sad times!) and I will have race, expo, and trip recaps for you! I met several readers while in Disney, it was so fun to chat with all of you that I … [Continue reading]

Jeff Galloway Tips: Part 2

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Hello friends! It’s time for another installment of Jeff Galloway’s run/walk/run tips! It seems fitting to post this today since I am going to the runDisney Princess half expo and am hoping to run into him there! Check out these great tips! -The … [Continue reading]

Last Minute Princess Thoughts

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Tomorrow! Tomorrow! I will be back in Disney World tomorrow after a year away from my happy place! I absolutely CANNOT WAIT to not only be there and run, but to spend a week with my husband, just the two of us. We vacationed a lot before Emma Kate … [Continue reading]

Hip Injury Update

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Hello friends! HAPPY  MARDI GRAS!  My brain is all over the place today. I have so much packing left to do and errands to run and we leave tomorrow afternoon! At least the baby goes to daycare for a few hours today so hopefully I can get it all … [Continue reading]

What I’m Loving Lately: February 2015

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It’s time again to see what some I have been loving as of late. As the weather changes and as my workouts/training cycles change, my favorites most definitely change as well. Here we go! 1.) Opedix Knee-Tec 2.0 full length compression … [Continue reading]

Jeff Galloway Running Tips

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Hello everyone! I was selected as a Jeff Galloway blogger and can’t wait to share some of his tips with you. I have had the opportunity to meet Jeff many times over the past few years and he is just the sweetest kindest man and I am thrilled to get … [Continue reading]

Bonding With Your Newborn

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Before I had Emma Kate, I had family, friends, and strangers alike tell me that the day I have her would be the best day of my life. That the second I saw her my heart would explode into a million pieces, and that I would experience love that I have … [Continue reading]

Weekend Fun in New Orleans

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When Bobby and I were in New Orleans a couple of weeks ago, not only did we have a great time running, but we also got to experience some new things I wanted to share with you. Since I am from the area, I don’t get to experience New Orleans hotels … [Continue reading]

runDisney Disneyland Half Marathon Registration

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It’s finally time to register for the runDisney Disneyland half marathon! Today, at noon EST, you can sign up at rundisney.com to take part in this amazing weekend. This is one of my favorite races, and the first time I ever visited Disneyland was … [Continue reading]