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Blonde Ponytail

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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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5 Ways to Prepare for an Intense Run by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When the training schedule calls for a high intensity run or workout, you can't just show up.  You have to prepare. source Pin It 1. MI ... Read on »
Who Wants Protein Powder? Neocell Collagen Review & Giveaway by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As I mentioned in this post , my mini goal is to incorporate more protein into my diet. One way I do this is through protein powder. I just had the chance to review the N ... Read on »
Sugar Comatose by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Anyone else need to reboot the system after Valentine's Day? I have a sweet tooth. Several, in fact. His & Hers Valentine Froyo After teaching H ... Read on »
Valentine's Day Workout: "Love" Handles by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Are you thinking more about chocolate, wine and roses today? Maybe, celebrating with that special someone?  You thought I was going to post a pictur ... Read on »
Add Some Fire to Your Run by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Many of you honored SUAR's cousin, Sherry Arnold by running in her honor on Saturday, February 11th.  Over 20,000 bibs were printed off! The running community is amazing. ... Read on »
How to Become A Certified Trainer by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I returned to fitness instruction several months ago, I had several questions about becoming certified to teach classes or be a personal trainer. I was encouraged ... Read on »
Keep It Simple in the Kitchen by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As I've mentioned before , I'm more comfortable cooking when the ingredient list is short and instructions simple. Veggie Quinoa Stirfry More t ... Read on »
New Mantra: Make Yourself by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you ever question yourself, your goals? Asking yourself, "Am I the person that I want to be? The one I envision killing runs and dominating workouts?" I'm my own be ... Read on »
Hard & Fast: Medicine Ball Workout by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hard and fast, just how I like it!  Completing a HIIT workout burns calories long after the workout has finished forcing that body of yours to burn fat. So, the worko ... Read on »
I'm Easy. by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm a simple girl when it comes to cooking. The shorter the ingredient list and instructions, the more likely I am to make it. Enter Skinny Tortilla Pizza. ... Read on »
I Lived in a Garage: 11 Random Questions by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Kate ,  Mel   and Stacey tagged me for the 11 questions post. You don't want to read that much about me do you? Didn't think so.  I will just answer Kate's questions, sin ... Read on »
Proof Someone Loves Peanut Butter More Than Me by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love peanut butter.  There was a time in high school and early college, I stopped eating peanut butter because it had too much FAT.  That was when fat-free everything exi ... Read on »
Torch Calories, Improve Speed: Treadmill Tabata Sprints by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living During the winter months, I love using the treadmill for speed workouts...well, in all honesty, any type of run because I don't like running on snowy, icy paths--but who do ... Read on »
Pursue Your Passion: Why I Write by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The other day a friend asked me, "Tell me what your dream job would look like. What would you do?"  I had to pause and ask myself the following questions What do I ... Read on »
Can I Get Some Credit? by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On Tuesday evenings, I teach a HIIT and Ab Blast class for 60 minutes.  For those of you that can't train with me in person (c'mon! visit me in Washington!), I thought I'd ... Read on »
Variety: 2 Workouts for You by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I didn't run all week.  What the....?!  But, I did stay active through spinning classes, HIIT, and some of my moves workouts at home and in the gym. I think all the wa ... Read on »
A Snow Day in Pictures by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living SNOW Ma, my feet are getting really wet! Shoveling is SO fun... HOT s ... Read on »
What are your 'go-to' foods? by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First off, I updated my NSCA-CSCS certification , so I'm good through 2014. Continuing Education Units done...for a little while at least. I will discuss what it takes ... Read on »
Finding Balance: Off-Season Training by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With no current training plan in place, I have had to make sure I kept my base.  Returning back to work after a vacay , means I'm back to planning my runs & workouts outsid ... Read on »
Revisiting a Ladder Workout on the Treadmill by Blonde Ponytail Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Reposted from February 9, 2011 I thought I would re-share this treadmill workout from my marathon training last year for those of us in cold climates looking to add va ... Read on »