Summertime Passion, Running in Comfort

Running for Fun? Health? Fitness?

Do you have a “Summertime Passion”, I mean an outdoor activity that you just adore, but can only do in Spring, Summer or early Fall?

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Gotta LOVE seeing the “Finishline” during a halfer!

Mine are Rock Hunting, SUP & Running. Over the past years I’ve completed numerous 5k, 10k & half marathons.

I ran cities, rural areas & shorelines; smooth pavement, rough terrain, fields & even hills & mountains!!!

Survived the Mountain Run.

Definitely a fun & exhausting day…thank goodness for great shoes, good hydration & wonderful layers!

Using the best shoes, staying hydrated & with excellent layers I push further & harder! The following are my highest recommendations:

I dehydrate quickly, causing light headedness, spasms & weakness. Gnarly is my hydration top pick.

Gnarly Hydration

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you live in a colder climate zone? I do & a very good base layer is a must. Enertor is great all seasons with its sweat wicking & energizing material this technology is a must!

Energy Shirt

Enertor Socks also available!

Energy Pants.

Shoes? Yes Brooks has been my best friends for several years…

Brooks Shoes.

Some winter races are fun, but I have a very difficult time with the cold – I am getting older – BUT… thank goodness for “Treadmills”! I can keep up with my stamina & endurance all winter long. Watch for my future blog on the best treadmills.

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Check out these 2 links for running & treadmill entertainment…

SUP Equipment Needed Recommendation

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New to SUP? This blog is here to point you in the right direction. I spent hours finding the best setup & accessories for the beginner. Hope this helps, I found the inflatable to be more convenient & accessories that came with it well worth the money. The only extras you WILL NEED is a tether & life vest.

This is the board I researched & purchased. Excellent quality & very surprised how sturdy when properly inflated. Comes with a gauged pump, case & everything to make my 1st voyage the “Perfect Adventure”! Best, best value for the affordable price.

I purchased the following accessories to complete my mission:

Yes, turn your SUP into a Kayak in seconds. Was a must have!

This is just 1 of many tethers, of course I went with this one for the quality, value, included a waterproof phone case (Yes, it fits my Note 9) & it matches the board!

As I travel on my ventures there will be more blogs on tips, product evaluations & more!

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I Rock The Beach…

 

RV Fitness On The Go

Traveling by RV is amazing, home on the open road, stopping to rest wherever you like, campgrounds friends & nature…did I mention camping food & goodies?

Home Sweet Home, RV Life

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Of course; most of us gain those few extra pounds while on vacation & it’s so easy to focus on that R & R, that we forget about our bodies.

I fully recognize that dilemma & am here to give you some tips & product ideas for your RV – no more travel excuses…

My goals for this blog is to show you with convenient packing & storage of fitness items, how to keep it fun & to keep/get in shape on the road.

My 1st item is a good quality Yoga/Fitness Mat. They easily roll or fold for very simple storage. Can be used for several regimens including meditation. I chose this Roam mat not only for its quality but the folding & carry bag. Perfectly priced & bag can be used to carry other items as well.

The Perfect Mat

Be sure to view the various bands & even jump ropes that can be stored in bag too!

The “Yoga Wheel” is a definite must have! After hours on the road theres nothing better than an extensive stretch with this wheel. I stop every couple hours & do some “RV Wheeling” – feels so great I do longer trips with little to no toll on my body.

The Wheel is a little more challenging to store, but overall value is a must!

Teal Yoga Wheel, color coordinated with my mat & SUP!

Another unique item I recently found is the portable & easily storable “Lifeline Jungle Gym”!!! So perfect to attach to a tree, RV anchor & more. This unit switches between body weight work & tension…can’t wait to get this for my next RV Adventure! Go to my shop & see all about this one…

Dream Machine of the Wild!

With these 3 items you can be in better shape when you gather home. Next blog will focus on basic moves introducing my new course: Fitness on the Road; RV Style!!!

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A little reading while you recover???

Yes, my fave…you heard of portable hammocks?

Now try the Yoga Hammock/Trapeze! Great for all fitness levels, can attach to form structure – even a treeless limb…

Best Contraption Ever!

 

SUP Outdoor & Indoor Fitness?

Stand Up Paddle Boarding has been growing in popularity as a fun & adventurous fitness activity.

My Board & I

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I am so totally addicted for SUP for it allows one to enjoy the water, get an awesome total body workout, relax, can incorporate Yoga & other stretching regimens just to name a few!

Some boards can be customized for fishing, yoga/stretching, seating & passengers – even for our furry friends.

I’ve taught group fitness classes since 2005 & loved my Surf-n-Tone Classes…with use of small simulated surf boards. I found taking this regimen to the water has added so much more excitement & challenges.

Being a fitness professional I offer my recommendation on the following:

Energy based attire that helps increase energy with energy return fibers. The fibers convert natural thermo energy from your body into Far Infrared Ray’s to push your anaerobic limits!

Energy Shirt
Energy Pants

Gnarly is loaded with electrolytes & B Vitamins, is low in sugar but big on flavor – I love the pink grapefruit!

Gnarly Hydration

In the title I mentioned “Indoor Paddle Boarding…YES!!! I found an amazing indoor board! And it’s not just for paddling…from beginner to pro this board is to maximize your mobility, flexibility & balance.

Perfect for “Indoor” Paddle Boarding, yoga, pilates, weight training & all other boarding sports!

Indoor Paddle Board

Click piclinks for more details & for more products I picked especially for you!!!

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Hmmm, new Core Machine

New Ab Machine

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Need something new to flatten that tummy or un-cover your 6-pack?

FREE trial, how? Visit my page:

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View & share this post, visit my website (link on this page), check out my Anytime Fitness Schedule, attend a class & try the NEW Machine! Get a discount class fee & can earn 2 FREE months membership!!!

Abdominals are the toughest muscle groups to be content with – other than “Bat Wings”, my sessions teach you how to get the most of your precious work out!!!

Fitness Tips coming to my posts soon!!!

Auralization Sessions

Sound Waves

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Join me for my newest class creation:
Auralization Sessions are to calm, open the mind, relax & see things in a new way using your ears:
1. Increase awareness.
2. Enhance your senses.
3. Gain new experiences.
4. Relaxation.
5. See deeper within yourself.
6. Take notice of more in your surroundings.
7. Increase time spent on “Me Time”.
8. Enhance imagination skills.
9. Better rest.
Need: Water, Dress Comfortably & Eye Mask is optional.

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The Rock Connection

Mind & Body Zone

Rock Beauties

Find one of these??? Please share your Rock Findings here…

Precious Finds

Visit my web for many ways you can enhance your life:

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Check out my Agate Clothing Line…

I Rock The Beach…

Get the Kindle Ap & download tons of books on Paddle Boarding & more…dont need a Kindle!

Merge of 2 Passions

Pure Vacation

Total Mind & Body

Bringing writings & overall wellbeing together…

  • Learn a new word here each week (word of the week).
  • Think about its meaning & how it pertains to you.
  • Focus on the word during your meditation or “Me Time”.
  • Share your thoughts & how you feel.

Breath deep in through nose out through mouth.

Envision the word, meaning & how you relate.

Live sessions available:                      Total Mind & Body

“Word of the Week” #1

Eudaimonia – The contented & happy state ones in while on vacation.