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Kelsey G.

California
Twenty-something from east Tennessee dedicated to living a healthy and active lifestyle while encouraging others to do the same.  I'm a fitness enthusiast with a passion for sweating and logging some mileage. 
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Lately by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Since I’m getting back into the running groove, I’ve been trying to build my legs up and work on my cardio.  As of right now, running 5 miles isn’t a possibility so I’ve b ... Read on »
Runner’s Picnic by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Every year, our local track club hosts a big shindig for our club members and it serves as a way to socialize with fellow runners as well as recognize some people who have ... Read on »
Jump Jam Experience by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I haven’t seen my favorite workout partner/best friend from college since we took a trip to Hilton Head Island back in May.  She just moved back to Knoxville to finish her ... Read on »
Work it Out! by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Let me just say that working out is amazing!  Sometimes you just have days where you are like “HEY I’M AWESOME AND MY BODY IS AWESOME”.  Yeah, definitely had one of those ... Read on »
Race Recap: Butterfly Fund 5k by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you read my blog three or four weeks ago, you would have found me in a really good place.  I had just ran a super fun track meet and kept a really strong pace and I was ... Read on »
Tips to Avoid a Food Binge by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It is no secret that I struggle with a serious addiction of food and was even diagnosed with a binge eating disorder.   Over the last several months I have really tried to ... Read on »
Running with Friends by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In today’s world I sometimes feel like that if an activity is going to have purpose then it has to be done with someone else.  Facebook, Words with Friends, Instagram, goi ... Read on »
My First Track Meet: A Recap by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Way back in 8th grade, I thought I would be cool and try out for the track team.  The only spot they had open for a hefty gal like myself was a thrower.  Go figure.  So I ... Read on »
What’s In My Gym Bag by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Anytime I travel, I constantly get concerned that I have forgotten something or that I will forget something so usually I tend to pack way more than I should.  It must be ... Read on »
Overeating vs. Under-eating by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve touched on the topic of my eating disorder before, but haven’t done the best at writing about my therapy sessions and my ongoing struggles with food.  I did awesome d ... Read on »
Race Recap: Pilot Fireball Classic 5k by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Pilot Fireball Classic 5k Official Time:  33:05  (10:39 pace) Age Group: 34/87 Athena Division: 16/39 When it comes to change, I’m not a fan of it.  If I find a ra ... Read on »
June Review by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Maybe it is just because I have been busier than usual, but June sure did fly by!  I always love the first of the month…it is like New Year’s Day, only it is a new month.  ... Read on »
A Scaleless Summer by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Anyone that knows me (or reads here) knows that I struggle with weight issues.  I mean, I was born weighing over 10 pounds for crying out loud!  As a Biggest Winner contes ... Read on »
Speedwork. by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Maybe I should consult a thesaurus for the title of this post.  Here lately I’ve been doing a little bit of running to build my stamina to be able to effectively run a 5k. ... Read on »
Race Recap: Cove Lake 5k by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When it comes to races, I am all about the bling.  I will gladly travel outside of my area code for a smaller race if it means some kind of special prize or perk.  Last ye ... Read on »
My First CrossFit Experience by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here lately I am all about trying new things.  I am constantly asking myself how I can step outside the box and push myself towards my goals in new ways.  Well, apparently ... Read on »
Brooks, Bedazzled, Bras, and Batting by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wow, that sure is a lot of B words!  If you read yesterday’s post about me throwing away my last pair of used running shoes while misplacing my new pair then you should k ... Read on »
No shoes and negative splits by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I would definitely consider myself Type-A.  While I may not be completely over the top about it, I still like to have my ducks in a row on most occasions.  However, lately ... Read on »
As of late… by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Although I walked in my college graduation just a few weeks ago, I still have three summer courses to knock out before I can “officially” have a diploma.  Summer school is ... Read on »
Hydration by Kelsey G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you were to see me at the grocery store, a sporting event, or even church on a Sunday morning, then you would most definitely see me with a bottle in my hand.  No, not ... Read on »