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Yoga for Better Sleep

The first time I tried yoga before bed, I followed a short video that allowed me to sleep through the night for the first time in months. That amazing experience inspired me to take my practice from wishful thinking sporadic to a part of my almost everyday routine.   All evening yoga practitioners need a go-to set […]

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Instagram Insanity

Runs With Blisters is now on Instagram! So if you’re one of  those cool, hip people that obsessively use all types of social media, follow me there too! At least until I get bored or busy and stop posting. Laugh at Observe my daily adventures in living healthy, forcing myself into working out, and attempting […]

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StairMaster Dancer

Those who remember my treadmill dancing post can only imagine my excitement last week when my husband played the ESPN Sports Nation jeers of February and I saw a dude StairMaster dancing. Not only does he throw down killer moves, but check out that bod! With arms like that, you can break it down however you […]

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Headspace Meditation App Review

To meditate, simply “sit and exist” or “sit and think about nothing.” Gag. I don’t know about anyone else, but I call bullshit these condescending and oversimplified euphemisms have never helped me actually meditate. I saw the Headspace app for smart phones in a fitness magazine that described it as a free, easy way to […]

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Goodbye Gym!

Big news! Runs With Blisters, Kiya, her husband, her bunny and all her junk moved to Denver, Colorado 2 weeks ago! New apartment, new state, new car because the middle of an intra-state move is the best time for a car to crap out, new workout routine. When I left Kansas, I also left my […]

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Youtube Sensation

After reading my really boring fabulous post about Zumba, I’m sure you have been dying to actually see me in full butt-popping, gyrating action. Well, like it or not here it is. Follow this link to a super-secret playlist of my Zumba class from July of 2013! Seriously though, do I not look completely crazy? […]

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Fighting Workout Burnout with Yoga

I will admit it; I was feeling Zumba burnout. I love shimmying and booty-shaking my way through a workout. I lose myself in the music and movement and forget that I’m there to burn calories, strengthen my heart, and other healthy junk. But lately my body has felt achy and tired much more than it […]

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January Monthly Mission: Protein & Carbs Are Friends

Since no one else is revamping their forgotten blogs this time of year, I figured it was the perfect time to do so. Wait, everyone is doing that? Damn. We’ll just pretend that after I changed jobs in August, I didn’t completely abandon this blog and not even feel guilty about it. Did I just […]

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Obsess Much?

Did you know I starred in the official Zumba video for National Dance Day? Ok, you caught me. That’s not me. That’s gorgeous Zumba celebrity, dancer, mother, and woman I want to slap for being so accomplished and cute, Gina. I tried not to post about National Dance Day. Really, I did! I figured that […]

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Vacation Masochism

The husband and I spent the entire the week of the 4th of July avoiding real life vacationing in mountainous Colorado, the state created for people addicted to exercise active individuals. Aside from the days spent dozing while David drove driving to and from, I completed some sort of physical activity every day. Because apparently […]

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