Cannabis is Great For Runners – Here’s Why

Have you ever felt the “runner’s high”?

It’s a feeling of energy and euphoria that can be explained by science. A rush of endogenous cannabinoids that are released from the human brain during exercise. Recently they’ve found that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, closely mimics this healthy chemical process. Continue reading Cannabis is Great For Runners – Here’s Why

Rediscovering Love for the Elliptical

Both before and after The 420 Games, I wanted to maintain cardio and leg strength without necessarily putting in a lot of running miles, as I’m still working on some flexibility and mobility issues with my one of my legs.

Enter one of my very favorite cardio machines, one that I’ve been neglecting for far too long! Continue reading Rediscovering Love for the Elliptical

What It’s Like When Your Boyfriend is a Personal Trainer

He frequently breaks out into a stretch or exercise, even in a questionable setting. He’s a stickler for healthy diet – exceptions for his guilty pleasure french fries, of course.

Because of my boyfriend I have stayed very linked to the fitness world and learned so much about how to improve my body, diet and exercise plan. It’s almost like having a trainer, without having to pay for one! Continue reading What It’s Like When Your Boyfriend is a Personal Trainer

Hitting the Reset Button

The other day, as I hit the sidewalk for my inaugural 2-mile run of the new year, I thought to myself, “Hey. This isn’t so bad.” Truth is, I’ve been out of the fitness and blogging game for way too long (due to a hamstring issue and a busy work schedule), and I’m hopping hard onto the fitness resolution bandwagon everybody has been talking about. … Continue reading Hitting the Reset Button