Happy Sunday! I hope you’ve been having a great weekend. I had Friday and Saturday off and am back at it working two jobs today. I planned to spend a lot of time catching up on blog stuff over my “weekend,” which means I took the time to read a lot of blog posts. Here are my favorites of the week!
Running + Fitness
Total Body No Excuses HIIT Workout by Jill Conyers – Looking for a quick, total body workout? Check this out!
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5 Ways to Overcome the Blahs of Running by Chelsea at The Dancing Runner – Wonderful tips for how to spice up your runs.
Hip Stability Exercises to Prevent ITBS and Runner’s Knee by Amanda at Run to the Finish – Having worked at a running store for over two years, I can tell you that Runner’s Knee and IT band issues are so common. Why not help stop them before they start by balancing out your hips? And then head to barre class to strengthen those hip stabilizers!
Top 3 Things That Have Improved My Running by Abby at Back at Square Zero – See what helped Abby become a faster, stronger runner!
Creating a Fulfilling Career in Health and Wellness by Brittany at Eating Bird Food – As someone who has just taken the leap to relying almost entirely on fitness and teaching fitness classes to make a living, I found this article really helpful. If you think you might like to take the plunge someday, or if you already have, give it a read!
4 Tips for Sun Safety by Ange at Cowgirl Runs – My grandfather passed away after a battle with melanoma, so I’m all about sun safety. And I’m all about the spray tan if I want to feel bronzed. 🙂
The Eyes Have It by Wendy at Taking the Long Way Home – Don’t forget to protect your eyes from UV exposure, too! Nurse Wendy tells us why it’s important to protect your eyes when you’re outdoors.
How I Am Improving My Photography in 2015 via Chelsey at DIY Budget Girl – I found these photography tips really helpful. A lot of the tips apply to food photography, but you can expand them to general blog photography. And then I fell down a rabbit hole of reading a bunch of posts about blogging on Chelsey’s site for like an hour.
Branding for Bloggers via The SITS Girls – Great tips for creating a visual brand for your blog. Then, take your visual brand and combine it with my Pinterest tips for bloggers to help drive traffic to your site. 🙂
Coconut Prawn and Veggie Pad Thai
Hawaiian Vegetable Rice
Paleo Salade NicoiseRed, White, and Blue Overnight Oats
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bites
Strawberry Peach Oat Smoothie
Lightened Up Banana Pudding
What have you been up to this weekend?
Have you read anything interesting lately?