Archives: Fitness

Beginner Shred Review

June 21, 2018 | By Kendra | No Comments | Filed in: Fitness.

I finally reached the end of my 30-day Beginner Shred challenge and I wanted to give you a quick review.  If you recall, Beginner Shred with Jillian Michaels consists of 3 levels of 25-minute workouts, each one more difficult than the last.  Each workout includes a warm-up, strength, cardio and ab intervals, and a cool-down. • Read More »

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Running Essentials: Fuel

May 25, 2018 | By Kendra | No Comments | Filed in: Fitness, Running.

I see and hear a lot of questions about fueling for runners. I can’t really tell you what the best strategy for you will be, but I can tell you about my own experience. This fuel strategy has come from a lot of trial and error, and I really do believe that is what it • Read More »

Keep Getting Up

August 3, 2017 | By Kendra | No Comments | Filed in: Fitness, Inspiration, Life.

I feel like I’ve written almost this same blog post so many times over the last couple of years. For one reason or another, I have had to start from zero on my fitness journey many times. I’ve let it get me down and discourage me from sharing, because I felt like I didn’t have • Read More »

Passing the time on the Dreadmill

July 15, 2016 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Fitness, Running.

I’ve just finished my first full week of getting back on my fitness track, so I thought I’d give you a little training update! I went to the gym 6 of 7 days this week, and completed 3 training runs. I alternate with cross training using a combination of 30 minutes of cardio (bike, elliptical, • Read More »

Why are you running?

December 22, 2014 | By Kendra | No Comments | Filed in: Fitness, Inspiration, Life, Running.

On a run several weeks ago, I encountered a family pulling a little girl in a wagon. As I ran past, she said “Hi,” and I said “Hi,” back. Just as I got past her, she said, “Why are you running?” I was in the zone, and already gone by the time her words hit • Read More »


October 20, 2014 | By Kendra | 1 Comment | Filed in: Fitness, Inspiration, Life.

For various health reasons (none of which turned out to be serious, all of which are on their way out), this has been a rough year. I started out running my first half marathon (and the 5K and the 10K…) at the runDisney Princess Half Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World. I was in the • Read More »

THE Best Earbuds! Yurbuds!

July 21, 2014 | By Kendra | No Comments | Filed in: Fitness, Running.

Hello everyone! I have noticed some common questions in running groups regarding gear, fueling, etc. and I thought it might help to address some of them here! One question is “What kind of earbuds can I use that will stay in my ears?” I had the same question a year or so ago. Earbuds, earplugs, • Read More »