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3 Lessons I Learned From My First Half Marathon

3 Lessons I Learned From My First Half Marathon

I did it!

I survived 13.1 miles– something I could have never imagined doing just a few years ago.

It wasn’t pretty or easy (thinking of you, side cramp at mile 12), but I pulled through and couldn’t be more proud of myself! Now that it’s all over and I’ve had a few days to recover, I’ve come away with four key lessons.

PRODUCT REVIEW: Acupressure Mat & Pillow

PRODUCT REVIEW: Acupressure Mat & Pillow

I love the idea of acupuncture.

As someone that carries a lot of tension in my shoulders and upper back, the idea of being able to release that tension while also experiencing other physical and emotional benefits sounds incredible in theory.

But there’s a big problem… I don’t like needles.

That’s why I’ve been intrigued by the idea of acupressure mats for some time as the mats feature plastic massage nodes instead of needles. So, a few weeks ago, I finally made the plunge and bought one.

FITNESS REVIEW: Cassey Ho’s Hot Girl Summer Sculpt workout program

FITNESS REVIEW: Cassey Ho’s Hot Girl Summer Sculpt workout program

After last year’s complete disappointment of a summer (#thanks2020), I’m looking forward to this summer and the potential for travel!

So, when Cassey Ho of Blogilates launched a Hot Girl Summer Sculpt workout plan, I immediately signed up! (I’m completely obsessed with FREE workout content on YouTube… so it didn’t take much convincing.)

In this post, I’ll share my experience with the program and whether it’s worth the 14-day commitment.

PRODUCT REVIEW: Bala Bangles wrist & ankle weights

PRODUCT REVIEW: Bala Bangles wrist & ankle weights

If you follow anyone in the fitness world on Instagram, odds are you’ve seen Bala Bangles. The weights, which can be used on either your wrists or ankles, are cute, colorful, and super photographable.

But at $49 for the 1 lb set, Bala Bangles are on the pricier side of ankle and wrist weights. So.. that leads to the question..

Are Bala Bangles worth it?