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Blonde Ponytail

California 99163
Runner, NSCA-CSCS trainer, health foodie, coach's wife, Stanford graduate, former D1 athlete, dog mommy, Nebraska native, Washington resident.  Check out my blog at Blonde Ponytail!
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I'm going going, back back to Cali Cali by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oh, NOTORIOUS B.I.G. your lyrics comfort me. I'm SO ready to head back to The Farm . It's been too long since I've visited my alma mater . Coach and comp ... Read on »
Simple Speed Workout & Simple Eats by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are some days getting to the track isn't feasible. Ah, the oval. Reminds me of high school track where lots of speed training and jump workouts took pla ... Read on »
I almost forgot this feeling.. by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A pain-free run. 5 mi progression run I was elated! That's a HUGE smile hiding behind my phone. I had just read a Runner's World article ... Read on »
Fitness Friday: BEAST Mode by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week, I shared the Feisty 50 at home workout with you. This week's torture workout doesn't disappoint either [cue evil laugh]. Coach and I did this together, and ... Read on »
5 Ways to Keep Your Fitness Focus by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Often, I am asked how I balance my training with teaching fitness classes, how I fuel, how I stay motivated, etc. without losing steam. I thought I'd share a few t ... Read on »
Spending Time Together: Filthy 50 by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Being a coach's wife is difficult at times. Irregular hours. Lots of lonely days and nights. The grind of the season. Yet, I am so very thankful. My husband has a job ... Read on »
Fitness Friday: Feisty 50 by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In an effort to be more consistent, I will be sharing a weekly workout every Friday. Post-interval run I'm taking a cue from The Lean Green Bea ... Read on »
You Must Walk Before You Can Run by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I learned so much from your feedback on my Running Used to be Easy post. Thank you for sharing your insights and experiences. I'm certainly not alone in my frustrations! ... Read on »
2012 Nuun Hydration Hood to Coast Team by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Visit the Nuun blog to meet your 2012 runners.  I'm beyond grateful to be included on this list considering the outstanding field of runner/blog ... Read on »
Running Used to be Easy. by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A year ago, I would hit this trail for my 20 mile training runs in preparation for my 2nd marathon . I enjoyed the serene setting and knew the rolling hills would make me a ... Read on »
Proper Form and Delivered Goodness by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Proper form is crucial. Quality > quantity. Starting dumb bell swing position I'm demoing the starting position for a dumb bell swing (with Coope ... Read on »
Coach: Can We Do Tabatas? by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Coach and I did a repeat routine and worked out prior to his game. He requested tabatas, and I happily complied. I set my Gymboss timer (I refer to it as my brain duri ... Read on »
Boston Marathon: The Inferno by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The top story in the running world today is the Boston Marathon and the likely sweltering temperatures surrounding it. The Boston Athletic Association is offering runners ... Read on »
Hard Work. No Regrets. $40 for You. by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I choose HARD WORK.  How about you? I have continued starting my days with ProSculpt as part of my GenetixHD routine. Fuel for my run t ... Read on »
Heavy Breathing...Push It. by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Before Dog Day at the Park , Coach and I got a workout in (not that kind of workout XLMIC ). I love working out with him. We push each other...hard. Lots of heavy brea ... Read on »
Hood to Coast Relay: Meet Your Nuun-ja by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last year, I ran in the "Mother of All Relays" .  It's hard to put into words how much those 200 miles of running with nuun meant to me. This video gives you a glimps ... Read on »
Nuun Hood to Coast Relay Team: Are You Applying? by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last year, I had the opportunity to run with nuun for the Hood to Coast Relay . source It.was.amazing. Nuun and it's employees are a clas ... Read on »
I'm Sexy and I 'Throw' It by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Who has LMFAO in their head now? Yeah, buddy. You're welcome. One of the tools I use to teach my HIIT classes is a SandBell . They come in varying weights and can ... Read on »
A Reunion & Plans Tonight by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oh my gosh, I'm glad March is over! Coach was traveling 19 of the 31 days; 'tis baseball season. Cooper and I missed him! Is dad ever coming home? ... Read on »
Did You Know? Here's #PROOF by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As you may know, I'm super proud to be a FitFluential ambassador. FitFluential is a nationwide network of fitness enthusiasts sharing their journey both online and o ... Read on »