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Kiley M.

I'm a wife, I'm a mom, I'm a runner. FITNESS & FOOD (nutrition) are a major passion of mine. I have a bachelors degree in nutrition from Oregon State University and someday I might become a certified personal trainer. This blog is to help me remember what I've learned, to keep learning, and to... Full Bio
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Rugged total body tabata workout | DVF Fitness by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living According to my half marathon (July 11), 25K trail (August 8), and marathon (Sept 5) training plan, today was a ‘no running’ day. I started the day with a short 1.5 mile b ... Read on »
Jackson Hole half marathon race recap by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post should really be titled “Learning from My Race Mistakes”. The Jackson Hole half marathon was not my best race, nor was it my worst, so I’ll take it. I was really ... Read on »
time to taper…and race!! | DVF half marathon training by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, now that it’s already the middle of the week, here is a review of LAST week’s training, and an update on this week (taper week!)… Overview: 33 miles running, 10 ... Read on »
2 weeks & counting | DVF half marathon training by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m down to the last 2 weeks before my first half marathon in over a year. This past week I ran 39 miles, making it a total of 158.5 for the month of May. I took it pretty ... Read on »
three weeks to go | DVF half marathon training by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living ONLY THREE WEEKS LEFT!! I’m definitely getting excited. It’s been about a year since my last half marathon and I’ve been missing it for sure. This week I ran a total of 3 ... Read on »
writing plans & setting goals | DVF running coach by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have been writing up some training plans for clients & it’s been inspiring me to keep pursuing my own training plans. I find writing up training plans to be super inspir ... Read on »
Mini cups | DVF snacking tips by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here is a product I’m a huge fan of. These mini cups and their tight fitting lids (no spills!) are perfect for snacking on the go, putting in lunches, traveling, hiking, ... Read on »
4 weeks left | DVF half marathon training by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This week I ran 33 miles which is down 2 from last week. This was a recovery week, as I have been building for about a month and a half since I started running again, post ... Read on »
Abs & Arms | DVF workout by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There is no better way to start off a week, then with a great workout. Everyone in our house has been sick with colds this past week, and I’m the last one to get it. My th ... Read on »
weekend pull-ups #10 by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A while ago, I decided to start the “ weekend pull-ups ” and post about it here on the blog. It’s been over a year since I last did a weekend pull-ups post :/ so it’s time ... Read on »
5 weeks to go, 13.1 weekly training review | DVF workouts by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Only 5 weeks until my first half marathon post partum. This training has been going awesome. I hit 35 total miles for the week last week. That is up 2.5 miles from the pre ... Read on »
Running problems & workout improvisations | DVF workouts by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My baby girl woke up at 5:15 ready to eat and I was pretty stoked. That is the perfect time for her to get up and leave me enough time to run before my husband goes to wor ... Read on »
Half marathon training, T-6 weeks | DVF workouts by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Another great week in training. I ran a total of 32.5 miles, which is up 3.25 miles from last week (10% increase, perfect!). I’ve been steadily increasing my weekly mileag ... Read on »
Hawaiian BBQ pocket sandwich | DVF Foods by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love crockpot shredded chicken. Usually I make it BBQ, but I’ve also done taco shredded chicken, Italian shredded chicken & just plain shredded chicken. It’s easy to mak ... Read on »
Weekly Training Review | DVF Workouts by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Another week in the books. Half marathon training is coming along nicely (about 7 weeks left). Last week I ran 29.25 miles (up 1.75 miles from last week). Sunday – ... Read on »
Log Off, Shut Down, Go Run virtual 10K | race recap by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was on vacation for this virtual race. It was a ‘run down memory lane’ for me, as it was in the town I grew up in. My parents and siblings don’t live there anymore, but ... Read on »
Another week of half marathon training, lets review by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m pretty dang happy about the state of my fitness right now. It just keeps getting better and better! This past week I ran 27.5 miles, and it all felt great! My pace is ... Read on »
Kettlebell inspired |DVF workouts by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t own kettlebells. Weights are expensive as it is, but kettlebells are way up there. So I’ve been making due with my dumbbells when it comes to kettlebell exercises. ... Read on »
My breakfast favs | DVF nutrition edition by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since I have been trying to incorporate more protein in my diet, I’ve discovered some great, new [to me] breakfasts that I’m in love with. I’m not a huge fan of eggs for b ... Read on »
my week in review | DVF workouts by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m finally starting to feel like my old (pre-pregnancy) self again when it comes to my fitness. There are still some things that I’m working up to (pull ups, full s ... Read on »