On Becoming a Runner: The first twenty minutes are the hardest

After my medically-induced running hiatus this winter into spring, I am starting to run again, and it is SO painful. My body is woefully out of shape. It reminds me of starting running, and I wanted to share some pearls of wisdom: (1) You DO have a runner’s body Some body types are naturally faster…

On motivation and introducing Princess

I think sometimes Fitness Bloggers talk about motivation like it’s something that just magically happens. Maybe¬†they have a magical Fitness Motivation Fairy come and bless them? But I can tell you that there is certainly no magical fairy over here. Sometimes I wake up and I’m ready for my day. And sometimes I wake up…

Let me cheer you on

Big news here at The Run Beet. You may not know this, but The Run Beet started because I woke up one day and looked at my husband and said, “I really just want to help people run… Like, their running, librarian cheerleader!” I would really love to cheer you on. Whether you are training…