Author Archives: sweatpassionandtears

Heart Rate Monitor Bra – Hallelujah!!!

I’m a fitness numbers geek, so when Numetrex sent me their new adidas miCoach Seamless Sports Bra and heart rate monitor I was beyond excited to try it out! Seriously, I opened up the package and put the sports bra … Continue reading

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Alternative Healing

If at first you don’t succeed try try again – right? After dealing with another bout of ITBS since August 2013 and trying everything from cortisone, to rest, to massage, to yelling at my IT band to get it’s shit … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Faults

Like in any part of life, we all have those things we do really well and those things we do really poorly. When I first committed to running, a little less than 3 years ago, I discovered right away that … Continue reading

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Well Hello Again!

If you read my blog, ever, you may have noticed it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. There’s no real reason for this – I didn’t make a decision that “today I’m going to stop blogging.” I simply have not … Continue reading

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‘If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon’

‘If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon’ If you haven’t read this article please do, and please allow yourself to cry: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/15/if-you-are-losing-faith-in-human-nature-go-out-and-watch-a-marathon/ Honestly as I started to read that article I got really … Continue reading

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Spring Cleansing the Body: My Attempt at a Juice Cleanse

On Monday April 8th, 2 days before my 28th Birthday, I decided to attempt a 1-day Spring Juice Cleanse from Organic Avenue. I have never cleansed before and was terrified to try. I figured I could manage 1-day though, it … Continue reading

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Mind Over Matter

I feel like I’m constantly reminded how extremely mental running is for me and this week was no exception. Non-runners think I’m nuts when I say running is really more mental than physical; and honestly, if you had told me … Continue reading

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