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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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Running funk by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think my body has been needing a break from running. Despite being in the middle of training for a 25K trail race, the past week & a half I was struggling to get the mil ... Read on »
Backpacking & rock climbing by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend I went backpacking, the first time in 5 years. Once I had kids, my backpacking adventures were at a stand-still. But this weekend I went out with a group from ... Read on »
Backyard tabata workout by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been a while since I posted a workout, so how about this one. I did this tabata workout in the backyard while watching my boys play/fight in the sprinkler. All I need ... Read on »
GOTR pics & my next race (25K trail) by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I finally got to see pictures from the Girls on the Run 5k race that I volunteered as a running buddy. I stole shared them from the photographers website, so they are pret ... Read on »
Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator #fuelyourbetter {review} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I received a sample of Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator to review as part of the Fuel Your Better campaign (as an Sweat Pink Ambassador). I’ve tried only one other brand of ... Read on »
legit workout by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today's workout was an 'alliteration' themed workout. I mixed some tabata workouts (30 seconds work, 10 seconds rest) with my interval training. I like to change it up like ... Read on »
Newport Half Marathon - 2014 by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I ran the first annual Newport Half Marathon . They have been doing the Newport Marathon since 1999 and this year they added the half, which I gladly signed up for. I have ... Read on »
My national running day workout – prepping for summer! by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Overall I ran 5.75 miles today. I slept in because my alarm clock (little G man) slept in, so I had to take the boys on a mid-morning run. I ran a 1.5 mile warm up to our ... Read on »
Oh, the places you’ll run {on vacation} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I absolutely love running in new places. It’s so fun to explore while running, to see new things and also reminisce. While on this past vacation I never ran in the same to ... Read on »
Half marathon PR!! by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I ran the Newport Half Marathon yesterday, in Newport, OR. I’ll have an actual race recap next week, but let me just say I ran a PR, by 1:19! Pretty excited about that! He ... Read on »
DVF{ood edition, #233} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was going to do a ‘What I ate Wednesday’ post, like most do. But I was once again traveling yesterday and internet service/blogging was the last thing on my mind. So, no ... Read on »
13.1 Math Miles Mug {product review} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Gone for a Run sent me this pretty sweet mug & I’m already a huge fan! I picked out the 13.1 math miles , since that is my favorite race distance right now (half marathon ... Read on »
yesterday + 7 miles this morning by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love that my boys love to run! We have been working on COLORS for preschool at home this week. Yesterday we did orange and I used some left over orange flags (from when ... Read on »
Deal-ios {stock up on running shoes!} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you have a favorite running shoe (or any kind of shoe, I guess!) and you don’t even need to try them on, you just know what you like & what size you need? That’s my sto ... Read on »
Update: home gym & fitness credentials by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I haven’t been posting much lately. I’ve been busy & things get pushed to the side (sorry blog!). The weather has been pretty moody around here. Last week we had snow, sun ... Read on »
A brick & pickles by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I started the morning with a short training session with my friend. I’ve been training her for a few weeks now and I’m LOVING that she is getting more into running. Well, ... Read on »
The 15’s workout by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today’s workout is brought to you by:   The Baxter Boy I had a fun workout outside with my boys today. They love playing in the dirt with their buckets & shovel ... Read on »
updates – races, goals & life by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My man and I have been going over our summer plans and my list of summer races is getting shorter and shorter. I started out thinking about all of these: But now I’m ... Read on »
My Condolences {a healthy version} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A friend of mine’s father passed away last week. It makes my heart hurt to think about, because my own father passed away almost 7 years ago. I’m one of those that loves t ... Read on »
The importance of Proper Progression by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On Thursday I posted THIS workout. It was an awesome workout, I felt great and got super duper sweaty. I rocked the box jumps & my pace for the running intervals was perfe ... Read on »