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My First Trail Run


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For a couple years I’ve had it on my bucket list to do a trail run. A few weeks ago I found out a couple of my brothers were doing one so I decided that this year, I’d join in on the fun. I didn’t have as much time to train for it, but I was able to get up to 6 miles.

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19 comments » | Fitness, Running

Project Morning Person


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I don’t know about you, but I am not a morning person. However, it must be in the genes, because my whole family are night owls. Most days it’s pretty much midnight. We’re just night people and that’s what we like. Continue reading »

36 comments » | Fitness, Healthy Living

Wake Up Call Workout


I put up my workout/fitness posts on Monday (or Motivational Monday as I call them), but we’ve been having such a wonderful time with my sister and her kids that I didn’t want to sacrifice any family time to get a post put together.

I find that I’m super slow in the morning. I am just NOT a morning person…I just sort of wander around the house getting stuff done. It’s probably the only time of day where I’m completely silent. If anyone needs a wakeup call…it’s me. Continue reading »

10 comments » | Fitness, Workouts

Every Day Ab Routine


Hello Colourful Palate readers! Nice to meet ya! My name is Carissa. Yes, there are multiple tall, blonde, healthy-minded “Charissa/Carissa” bloggers! Craziness!

I’m honored Charissa asked me to Continue reading »

8 comments » | Fitness, Weight Loss, Workouts

5 Fitness and Health Apps I Like


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There are tons of amaaaazing apps out there. However, since I have a pretty busy day happening (think course finals!) I won’t tell you about ALL the apps I’m nuts about. However…I want to quickly tell you about a few of my favourites Continue reading »

13 comments » | Fitness, Healthy Living, Weight Loss, Workouts

Moonlight 10K Run Recap


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I’m alive.

Honestly, it was one of the most unique runs I’ve ever done for the following reasons Continue reading »

7 comments » | Fitness, Running

Birthday Challenge


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Today’s post will be a Motivational Monday post (even though it’s Tuesday – we’ll just pretend). It’s also only two weeks till my birthday, so I decided to take this next while to amp up my nutrition, diet, and fitness. These last two weeks I’ve noticed I’ve been Continue reading »

10 comments » | Fitness, Weight Loss

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