I have the afternoon off, so in addition to watching the Hawks game (go Hawks!), I’m trying to catch up on my blog reading. As always, there are a lot of great bloggers creating a lot of great content, so I wanted to share some of the great articles I’ve found with you guys.
You’re Injured. 7 Step Program for Mental Recovery via Amanda at Run to the Finish, written by Nicole – Pretty much every runner is going to get injured. Often more than once. These seven steps will help you get to a place where you’re okay with your injury.
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14 Things NOT to Say to an Injured Runner via Angela at Happy Fit Mama – And, during your mental recovery, send this to your close friends and family so they don’t say the wrong thing.
Why You Should Run When You’re On Vacation via Bri at Run Lift Yoga – Running is such a great way to explore new places you’re visiting. Bri tells us several reasons why we should pack our running shoes (and sports bras) on our next vacation.
Why It’s Good to Indulge After a Marathon via Tina at Fuel Your Future with Tina- Tina provides great perspective on why it’s a good thing to indulge and gain a little weight after a marathon.
7 Things Every Newbie Runner Should Know via Chels at The Dancing Runner – Chels has run like a bazillion marathons and is a Marathon Maniac. She knows running, so you know I trust her opinion on running. This is a must-read for any beginning runners!
Tone Up Yoga Sequence for the Core via Candace at Yoga by Candace – A great sequence for helping you strengthen your core to help you advance your yoga practice and the rest of your life.
Yoga Sequence for Hamstrings via Jayne Becca Yoga – Because one cannot have enough good sequences to stretch and lengthen the hamstrings.
Give Me all the Upside Downs (Inversions) via The Yoga Journey – Great review of the benefits of inversions and breakdowns of how to do some popular inversions.
An Open Letter to Women Afraid to be Seen via Erin at Erin’s Inside Job – Beautiful essay about self-image and loving yourself the way you are.
Skin Cancer Prevention via Farrah at fairyburger – A great reminder for all of us that skin cancer prevention is so important, especially during these warm months when many of us spend more time outside in the sun.
Benefits of Strength Training via Jill – If you’re not already strength training you should be. Jill tells you why.
Tips on How to Regain Your Motivation When it Dwindles via Toni at Running Loving Living – I think most of us have struggled with finding motivation to stick with our fitness routine at some point or another. Toni has some great tips for staying motivated.
How to Increase Your Blog Readership via Heather at Life in Leggings – Great tips for getting your blog out there and for helping readers discover old posts and content once they’re at your site.
What to Pack for a Fitness Blogger Retreat via Nicole at Fitful Focus – I’m definitely coming back to this when it comes time to pack for BlogFest. Great tips!
The WordPress Tool That Makes You and SEO Expert via Katy Widrick – Great tutorial and tips for how to use the Yoast SEO WordPress plugin.
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Did you read any great articles this week?
What’s a recipe you’ve been wanting to try?
How was your weekend? Do anything fun?