Archives for March 2013

Blessings

Sometimes we (myself included) give the wrong definition to blessings. We think a blessing is when a prayer is answered the way we want, or when something good happens to us. A blessing may evne be defined as getting out of something we didn’t want to do. Generally, when we think of the word, we think of it in association with positive feelings and good things happening. However, that is not always the case. I feel like in my life, sometimes I miss God’s blessings because I am looking for the wrong thing. Sometimes, it’s a blessing when a prayer is answered with a “no” or “not yet.” Sometimes, it’s a blessing when we DON’T get what we want. I try and think about it in a child-like way. If your kid asks if they can eat a big bowl of ice cream before bed and you tell them no, the kid is probably super disappointed, but it is really a blessing in disguise because you are saving them from a tummy ache and possibly being up all night not able to sleep.

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Now, translate this to your life. We (or I, maybe you don’t) get frustrated and angry when I don’t get the answer I want, (or when I want it) to a prayer, or a situation. I have learned that sometimes I need to take a step back and evaluate the situation, because by not getting the answer I want when I want, God could really be saving me from disappointment, pain, or hurt. Even though right now I can’t see how that is possible, He can see everything and the trials I am going through could be a blessing in disguise.

One of my favorite songs that is out right now is by Laura Story, it’s called “Blessings.” Whenever I go through difficulties in my life, there always seems to be a song that I zero in on that helps me, and years later whenever I hear that song I am brought back to that time period or difficulty. This is “my song” right now, and it has gotten me through some tough days, and I just wanted to share it with you.  Below I have posted the lyrics and also a link to an unofficial YouTube video where you can hear the song. I hope it encourages you with whatever you are going through right now. There may be a reason you are having to wait, or go through pain or disappointment. So don’t give up, keep on praying, and trust in His timing. Hopefully you will be able to look back on you situation one day and be thankful for the hard times and the mercies in disguise.

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“Blessings”

We pray for blessings, we pray for peace
Comfort for family, protection while we sleep
We pray for healing, for prosperity
We pray for Your mighty hand to ease our suffering
And all the while, You hear each spoken need
Yet love us way too much to give us lesser things
‘Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops
What if Your healing comes through tears
What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near
What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise
We pray for wisdom, Your voice to hear
We cry in anger when we cannot feel You near
We doubt your goodness, we doubt your love
As if every promise from Your word is not enough
And all the while, You hear each desperate plea
And long that we’d have faith to believe
‘Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops
What if Your healing comes through tears
What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near
What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise
When friends betray us
When darkness seems to win
We know that pain reminds this heart
That this is not,
This is not our home
It’s not our home
‘Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops
What if Your healing comes through tears
What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near
What if my greatest disappointments or the aching of this life
Is the revealing of a greater thirst this world can’t satisfy
What if trials of this life
The rain, the storms, the hardest nights
Are your mercies in disguise

QOTD: Have you ever gone through something in your life and looked back and saw that even though it was painful, you are so glad it happened?

An Interview With Sean Astin

 

During the runDisney Princess half marathon weekend, I had the chance to sit down with Sean Astin (from Lord of the Rings, the Goonies, and Rudy), and talk with him about the race. My plan was to run into the hospitality suite for a snack, but I ended up chatting with Sean for a couple hours about his race experience, and what he thought about wearing a tiara (he said it still felt like he had it on!) We talked about everything from acting, to race car driving, to his love for his juicer.

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Sean had recently run the Tinkerbell half marathon, so it was nice having something to compare Princess to when talking to this new coast to coast medal holder. His overall critique of the race was a good one. he told me he especially loved the strong crowds on Main Street USA. He also said that the roads felt wider and easier to run on than in California. We talked about how well stocked and awesome the aid stations were, and even how he almost went the wrong way coming out of Cinderella castle! Luckily, some kind folks got him back on the right track.

One thing we talked a lot about was the humidity. Living in California where the weather is usually beautiful, I asked Sean if he thought the hot and humid day had an affect on his performance. He answered that he honestly didn’t notice it much until about mile ten, but it got rough at that point. He was pouring water on his head to stay cool by mile eleven! Sean did something quite heroic at the end of the race too. He was gunning for a particular time goal, and was just about to get it a couple hundred yards away, when a woman in front of him fell to the ground with a calf cramp (boy do I know how painful that is!) He threw his time goal out the window, and instead bent down to help this woman up. He and a friend helped half-carry her a few feet and then this strong lady told them thanks, but I am going to finish this on my own! I wonder if she had any idea who was helping her! I think it’s so cool that a strangers well being was more important to him than hitting a certain time at the race.

Another funny story Sean told me about someone having no idea who he was. He was helping out at the expo at the runDisney booth, and a woman assumed he was a worker/volunteer and starting asking him questions. Hilarious! He of course answered her and helped as best as he could, never mentioning who he was or that he wasn’t an employee. I love it!

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I had a great time just hanging out with Sean, he was super easy to talk to every time we spoke over the weekend, and I am glad I got to interview him post race about his personal experience with the Princess half.

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Action shot of me interviewing Sean post-race. Taking notes on my phone. 

One thing I wanted to be sure I shared with you is called #run3rd.  (Also check out the blog). Sean heads this up and founded it, and it basically is 1) I run for myself 2) I run for my family 3) I run for YOU. So who would you dedicate a race or run to?  In Sean’s Words: “What started as an inspirational Twitter campaign is now a global movement sharing dedications made on behalf of people’s loved ones, causes and ideas.”

Interested in becoming a team captain? It’s easy!

To become a Team Captain:

You may nominate someone (or yourself) by simply tweeting:

I nominate (@handle of nominee) to be a #Run3rd Team Captain.

Add a few words of support and list an event they might Captain.

Team Captains Responsibilities:

  1. Tweet about #run3rd
    1. Encourage people to make dedications.
    2. Answer occasional Twitter questions about #run3rd.
    3. Direct followers to run3rd.blogspot.com.
  2. Tweet about their event
    1. Date/Time/Place/Updates.
    2. Info about #run3rd signs.
    3. Share Team Captain race day plans.
  3. Be visible as the #Run3rd Team Captain before & after the event
    1. Visit with the #Run3rd community.
    2. Share the #Run3rd story with others.
  4. Tweet about the event afterwards (hopefully with pictures) and provide recap for the blog.

Team Captains are the key to broadening the reach of the #Run3rd idea. Running is an inclusive sport and almost everyone who runs at some time or other uses their experience to honor someone or something else. Members of Team #Run3rd understand that we are custodians, in a way, of people’s trust and faith. When folks make a #Run3rd dedication it is often very personal and heartfelt. #Run3rd Captains are ambassadors who help promote and extend the concept of making and honoring those dedications.
Team Captains are expected to represent #Run3rd with compassion, decency and honor, always reflecting well on their fellow Team Captains and the #Run3rd mission. Failure to do so will result in removal from Captaincy.

QOTD: If you could ask Sean one question, what would it be?

Saucony Virrata Review

I have an obsession with shoes. Not your typical high heels and boots obsession (although those are nice too!) I’m talking running shoes. You should see all the pairs I own right now. It’s almost embarrassing. The thing about it though, is I am also PICKY about my shoes. I may own a lot of pairs, but most of them end up being cross training shoes. There are only a few I will actually RUN in. From the moment I put on my new Virrata’s from Saucony, I knew these were going to be “running shoes.” I was actually out of town when they came in mail. My husband texted me a photo of them and I instantly told him to put them in his suitcase and bring them with him! (He was meeting me a couple days later).

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The Virrata is Saucony’s lightest and most flexible training shoe. This shoe is super light (6 ounces!) Amazingly flexible,  but also cushioned to protect you from the road.  This shoe has a 0mm heel drop, and is very breathable and quick drying.

So all of that stuff is of course great to know (and important!) But let’s talk about these cool colors. I LOVE brightly colored running shoes. Who says you have to look boring when you are running? I would definitely call these shoes a “touch of sass” to add to your running gear.

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I have not been running in zero drop shoes, so I wanted to make sure I safety transitioned. I started out just walking around in them, and then took them on a two mile run. Not going to lie, my calves were very sore after and during the run, but it got much better with each run. Now I can run three miles in them with no tightness or soreness.

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Something I really love about these shoes is how I can “feel the road” underneath me when I am running, while still having some cushion. I have very high arches and I overpronate, so I never wanted to go into barefoot running, so the virrata is the perfect mix of flexibility and cushion for this girl. My feet feel so light and like I really am flying, it’s a great speed shoe for sure.

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I haven’t taken them on anything longer than 3 miles yet, but I am hoping to build up my mileage in them, but I can definitely attest to the fact that they are an amazing short distance shoe! If you are looking for something with a 0mm drop but don’t want to go totally minimalist, this is the shoe for you.

Be sure to follow the hashtags #Virrata and #FindYourStrong on Twitter to hear more about these shoes.

 

Disclosure: I was provided this product for review from Fitfluential and Saucony. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

QOTD: Have you ever run in zero drop shoes? What are your thoughts on such a light flexible shoe?

St. Patrick’s Day 5k Race Recap 2013

This was my third year running this race, and I can honestly say it was most likely my last. There are some issues that have yet to be resolved, and the disorganization is not worth the stress to me! If you will remember last year it was very hot, and the rae started late, and they ran out of water. I decided to give them the benefit of the doubt and try again this year, but they got a big fat fail.

It was a beautiful sunny day, but the temps were climbing and the race wasn’t slated to start until 9:30 (one of the things I had hoped they had changed…even a 9:00 start would have made it a little cooler and given a little more shade.) Bobby and I got dressed in our St. Patrick’s Day green and headed down to the beach.

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We were running a little late, and we got there a minute or two after nine. The 1 mile started at 9:00 with the 5k starting at 9:30, so we hurried to get our bib’s and T-shirts so we would still have time  for a restroom stop and to warm up. Well, what do you know…they ran out of shirts…again. I asked the lady why…we were pre-registered…shouldn’t they NOT give away our shirts to the day of people registering? All she said was “we have a bigger crowd than anticipated, sorry” Um…ya…that’s exactly what happened last year when they ran out of WATER! Just don’t give pre-registered shirts away, it’s SO simple. Problem solved. Annoyed, We ran back to the car to put on our bibs, take a GU, and get ready to go.

There is a BBQ and craft festival on the adjacent village green every year, and I remembered last year that we used the bathrooms down there and it was a MUCH shorter line than up by the race start. Yes! Something was going right for us, Virtually no line. We ran about a half mile warm up, and got to the starting line at 9:30….and we waited….and waited. As I was standing there, someone taped me on my shoulder. It was Gina! We chatted for a few minutes (mainly me griping about the race and starting late again, sorry Gina!) and finally we were on our way about 9:40.

I wasn’t sure what to expect for this race. I had been struggling with my sinuses the end of the week, and also with the heat/late start time I wasn’t sure if I had another PR in me. A 7 day turn around for another 5k PR is tough! I admittedly started out a bit too fast. The course was CROWDED and with no chip timing, I knew my time would be “off”. I hurried to get around slower people and into some breathing room, which ended up making me go too fast that first mile. So much for negative splitting! I chugged along looking at all the green outfits, and we quickly were at mile one. I felt good, but knew it wouldn’t last. I knew we were getting close to the turn around, and I saw Bobby and gave him a high five as he went the other way.

I typically don’t stop for water during a 5k, but I was having a hard time breathing with the phlegm in my throat (again, you are welcome.) So I thought maybe some water would help. I walked for about ten seconds drinking water and dumping it on my head. I kept going and we hit mile two. I know it was only a mile left, but it was a tough one. There wasn’t anymore shade, and the heat was starting to get to me. I had stopped paying attention to my Garmin and I decided to take a walk break. Keep in mind I walked ZERO seconds just seven days prior in my other 5k. I only walked about ten seconds, and kept moving. I ended up doing this two other times because I didn’t think I had a chance to PR again so thought why kill myself. Well, I am apparently an idiot and wish I had been paying closer attention to my Garmin. I looked at my watch when I hit mile three, and saw…holy crap, I CAN PR! I gave it all I had, and crossed the line with a ONE SECOND PR! I am of course happy, but also made at myself because if I had realized I had a shot I never would have walked so much and could have run probably about 15-20 seconds faster. Oh well. I learn new things every time I race, but I won’t be back at this particular one.

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So, new PR stands at 27:51. Bobby PR’ed by about nine seconds, 23:10. Luckily, they did not run out of water this year. Smile The small area where you hung around and waited was VERY crowded. This race had over 600 people in it. There was nowhere to stand or sit, so we decided to go.

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We headed back to the car to change into some flip flops before walking down to the BBQ festival next door.

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Thank you KT Tape for another pain free run!

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Kind of creepy how similar these photos are! (2012 and 2013) You can tell I started lifting weights and now have arm muscle, score!

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Every year we say we are going to stay and eat BBQ at the festival and never do. Since it was such a nice day to be outside we decided to hang around this year.

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We shared a pulled pork sandwich and beef brisket sandwich, and Bobby also had two ribs.

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They had live music, entertainment for the kids, it was a neat little thing, officially called “Grillin on the green”.

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We came home, walked the dogs and sat outside in the sun. I ended up getting a bit sunburned though.

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I’m not sure what is on our schedule as far as another 5k before it gets too hot to race them. I would love to hit 27:30 before the summer but with the way the temperatures were climbing yesterday I’m not sure if that is going to happen!

*The winner of my VFuel Giveaway is Jacinta Dawson! Please  email [email protected] with you address and flavor choice so I can get you your prize! A big thanks to everyone who entered. Don’t forget you can enter code “LookingGlass” at checkout and get a discount at vfuel.com!

QOTD: Would you go back to a disappointing race or other sporting event if they had this many mess ups?

Weekly Recap: March Week 2, 2013

What a gorgeous weekend! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I am virtually pinching all y’all that aren’t wearing green. Yesterday was one of those beautiful days that just makes you happy to be alive. It was sunny, cool in the shade and warm in the sun, a great Saturday! We ran the St. Patrick’s Day 5k (recap tomorrow) and also hung out at the BBQ/Craft festival before heading home. We walked the girls, and then sat outside on the porch. Bobby also went for a quick bike ride. I wish every weekend could be so beautiful and relaxing! Ok, so here is a look at my workouts this past week. I took it pretty easy because I knew I was running 5k’s on back to back weekends. Also, I struggled with either allergies or a cold the latter part of this week. Lots of phlegm. You’re welcome.

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From last weekend, part one of my back to back 5k’s

 

Sunday: rest

Monday: one hour of body pump

Tuesday: rest

Wednesday: 2 mile sprint workout

Thursday: 30 minutes stationary bike, leg and ab weights

Friday: rest

Saturday: 5k, walked dogs .5 miles

 

Not going to lie, we had a sub at Body pump and I think she was trying to kill us. My arms were STILL sore on Thursday, hence the lack od upper body weights all week. I am going to start adding back some distance into my runs, because I might be running a 10k coming up, and I haven’t run anything over 3.1 miles since Princess. Oops. But seriously, my body desperately needed a break from long distances so I am glad I took some time to rest and recover. I have basically been on a training plan since last July! Also, my IT band is starting to get angry at me because while I have been slacking on my distance running, I have also been slacking on my foam rolling. Shame shame. This week will be full of stretching and rolling, and back to a 6 mile long run sometime next week!

QOTD: Do you follow training plans or just run? For non runners, what was the weather like by you yesterday?

St. Patrick’s Day 5k: Take 3

Good morning! Having a bit of a repeat of last weekend today…Bobby and I are running another 5k this weekend! Don’t judge, it’s already starting to get hot here so we have to take advantage while we can. We are running the St. Patrick’s Day 5k down by the beach. Honestly, I am a bit leery of this race. It’s our third year running it,  (2011, 2012) and last year it was a disaster! Ran out of water, started late, it was HOT, ran out of shirts for people who pre paid…I was not a happy girl. However, since we don’t have that many races to pick from, I decided to give this race another shot and hope they rectified the situation from last year. I will let you know how it goes. If I don’t die of dehydration that is. At least I won’t get pinched in my green running outfit.

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Not a happy girl after last year’s event. This year, I am bringing my own water!

Hopefully the weather will cooperate and good times will be had by all.

I also wanted to mention that not only can you now register for the runDisney Tower of Terror ten miler, but for the Wine and Dine half marathon as well. The Tower of Terror is already about 50% full, so don’t miss out on your chance! Both are going to be super fun. I am already signed up for ToT, but haven’t pulled the trigger on Wine and Dine…yet. I really want a re-do on Wine and Dine since I was so sick last year, and hopefully I can make it happen. I have fallen in love with the food and wine festival and that time of year in Disney World! Amazing weather, great food, a half marathon, what more could a Disney loving girl want?

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Speaking of Tower of Terror, Check out this message I got from reader Elizabeth:

“I know you love runDisney and I am running the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 10-Miler with my mom because the beneficiary is Autism Speaks and my niece has autism. We are also looking for people to sponsor our run, so that we can help out their family with all the medical expenses that come with autism therapy.
I blogged about this here: http://www.g0ss.com/2013/03/run-for-sophia.html and created a donation site for Run for Sophia here:http://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/qq22/runforsophia.” Be sure to check it out if you are able!

 

QOTD: Have you ever been to a race or other sporting event where they ran out of water or didn’t start on time?

5 Pinterest Crafts

Ok, show of hands, who loves Pinterest? Pretty sure almost everyone. next question, who pins tons of cool things and ideas, but then never actually does them? Um…guilty! I will be the first to admit I am not a crafty person. However, there are some seriously cute, cool, functional, and smart ideas on Pinterest I would be wise to take advantage of. Here are five that I really like and hope to try/implement/do in the near future.

1.)  Towel baskets: We don’t have a ton of shelf space in our master bathroom, so the towels are currently under the sink. I think this is a cute and cheap way to give us back our sink space and display our towels. Plus, it looks simple enough! I like these Rattique Baskets.

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2.) Great gift idea! Put stick-on decals on a picture frame and remove the back of the frame.

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3.) Nail Polish Keys: Paint nail polish on different keys so you know which is which.

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4.) No Sew Curtains. Panel of fabric, curtain rod, curtain rings with clamps, easy!

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5.) Pretty serving tray: glue a bowl, 2 plates and 2 candlestick holders together

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Writing this post has totally got me into a crafty mood! I so envy those women with awesome craft blogs and home decorating/organizing blogs. I think I have a thing or two to learn!

On another note, so glad today is Friday. It has been a bit of a roller coaster week, so ready to relax with Bobby and catch up on some things here at the house. Have a great day everyone!

*Don’t forget to enter my VFuel Giveaway!

QOTD: Have you ever created a Pinterest project? How did it turn out? Would love to see links to pins of your favorites or ones you want to try!

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

 

When you take a family vacation to Walt Disney World, you will find a wide range of fun activities  to choose from. The most common ones that come to mind are of course the theme parks, but there is so much more to Walt Disney World than the Magic Kingdom. One of my favorite sometimes overlooked places on property is the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. As a runner, I used to only think of the sports complex as “the place we go for the race expos”, and never really paid much mind to other things that may be going on there. Fortunately, my eyes have been recently opened, and come to find out a lot of amazing events happen every week at the complex.

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Not only is the sports complex a beautiful 255 acre facility with amazing technology and top notch amenities, but it is a great place for the whole family to visit and enjoy. It boasts over 350 professional and amateur events a year! In the spring you can go watch an Atlanta Braves spring training game, or you can see the Pro soccer classic. In the fall don’t miss the slow-pitch world series or the Disney Junior Soccer classic. There is something for every sports fan, and many for kids to participate in with their teams, and not just the typical sporting events you think of like baseball and soccer. Think bigger: cheerleading, volleyball, wrestling, and even lacrosse. These special events happen all throughout the year, so be sure to check out the schedule on the ESPN Wide World of Sports website.

 

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Not to mention, your kids can participate in events, camps, and spring training at the sports complex. Disney is the perfect location to “get your feet wet” in the world of traveling sports teams and tournaments. A lot of young athletes of all ages and their families would love to get started with traveling to out of state tournaments, but aren’t sure where to start. It can be an intimidating thought, but Disney makes the process so easy for you (more on that in another post). Not only is it a safe and friendly environment for your child, but it’s also fun for the whole family. Siblings, parents, and grandparents alike can all have a blast by making this sporting trip into a vacation suited for the whole family. Disney helps with the planning, and has activities to keep you entertained for your entire stay. What better place to teach your kids about the value of teamwork, and a friendly competitive spirit than Walt Disney World?

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The weather in central Florida makes for an ideal place for a team to branch out and have some fun together, especially if you live in a northern state. Escape the snowy winter and freezing temperatures of winter by traveling to Disney for a tournament or spring training camp. All of the fields and facilities are made of the finest quality materials, so your child can feel like a real pro playing on the best surfaces available.

Want to visit the sports complex on your next trip to check it out? There is so much to do, that the complex appeals to athletes and spectators of all ages. You can even grab a bite to eat at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill, check out the gift shop, or go play in the PlayStation pavilion. Help me spread the word about all of the options available for you and your family, and let me know if you have any questions.

Be sure to check out the ESPN Wide World of Sports’ official YouTube channel to see highlights from events throughout the year. Will your child be on the next highlight reel? You can make it happen! Visit ESPN Wide World of Sports for more info.

QOTD: Did you know all of these events existed? For those with kids, would you want your child to play in a tournament or attend a sports camp at Disney?

*Photos courtesy of Disney Sports News

#KTTape Twitter Chat

 

Good morning everyone! Tonight I get to do something really cool. I am helping KT Tape host their first Twitter chat! This is one you won’t want to miss. Not only is it going to involve chatting with your friends about the awesomeness that is KT Tape, but there will be experts on hand to answer your questions. Since I have become a KT Tape sponsored athlete, I have gotten a ton of questions about the product, it’s uses, application, etc. so this chat is the answer to those!

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Oh, I almost forgot the best part…PRIZES! Here’s the scoop. TEN yes ten of the participants will win a roll of KT Tape Pro, their choice of color. There will also be ONE grand prize winner who will receive this:

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Six rolls, a KT Tape branded polo shirt, and a bottle of adhesive spray.

So your chances of winning something are pretty good with that many prizes. Here are the details:

-When?: TONIGHT! Wednesday, March 13th at 8:00 EST/7:00 CST.

-Hashtag: #KTTape (use in ALL your tweets so we can make sure you have an opportunity to win prizes!)

-Be sure to follow:

@HeathersLG I will be hosting

@KTTape Official KT Tape Twitter handle will be on hand to help answer questions

@ergasiaPT Dr. Joseph McCaleb, who will be answering your questions!

– 11 total WINNERS! 10 winners get a roll of their choice, one lucky winner wins the grand prize, 6 rolls plus other goodies.

 

Be sure to share this post with your friends so they know to come too, and anyone else that you know is interested in KT Tape. We will have some time were I ask you quesitons, then the experts will answer the questions you have. Winners will be notified via Twitter Direct message Thursday morning, so be sure you are following me so I can DM you! Also you may want to follow KT Tape on Facebook as well!

 

QOTD: DO you use KT Tape? If not, are you interested in learning about it? Will you be at the Twitter chat?

VFuel Giveaway

I was contacted by the people at VFuel awhile back to do a giveaway and review. They were working on a new website so we waited until it was complete so I could share it with you! It is beautiful, so be sure to go take a look. I was excited to try this endurance gel because I had heard awesome things about the natural ingredients used, without sacrificing taste. As a picky “taster”, I have to admit they hit the nail on the head with this product!  

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There are three flavors: chocolate, vanilla, and peach cobbler (my favorite!) All three flavors are made with organic and natural flavors. No extra additives, nothing you can’t pronounce, etc. I had also been told wonderful things about the digestibility of this gel. Folks, if you have a sensitive stomach when it comes to fueling during endurance activities, I challenge you to try out VFuel. Apparently, the issue that causes people GI distress is the fructose in the gels. VFuel uses dextrose, which is much easier to digest. Your body can only handle so much fructose when you are working out, so adding more to it can cause bloating, constipation, or diarrhea, so why do it to yourself? try something new!

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Ok, so what about performance? I was skeptical about the idea of this new formula giving me the energy and endurance I needed for marathon training like other gels can, and honestly, I felt just as great using this gel as I have with other brands. It gave me the boost I needed mid run, and I used it during Goofy’s challenge in January (where I PR’ed) and the Princess half marathon in February (where I PRed). So obviously, it’s helping me! I will continue to use it, and know that not only am I fueling my body, but that I am doing so with healthy and natural ingredients. I can’t wait for yall to try this product for yourselves.

VFuel has been kind enough to giveaway a box to one lucky reader, flavor of your choice (Peach cobbler is the bomb.com) See below to find out how to win! Giveaway: Open March 12-March 16, winner announced Sunday, March 17th 2013 on the blog.

*Heather’s Looking Glass readers can save 20% on the VFuel website! Just enter code LookingGlass at checkout!

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*Don’t forget, TODAY is the day, you an register for the Wine and Dine half marathon!

*I was compensated for this review however, all thoughts and opinions are as always 100% my own.