Time Management Tips for Race Training

MeganT I never heard of that app!  I use Nike+ and Runkeeper - thanks for the tip!more

How to Buy Running Shoes

Running shoes and I seem to have a love/hate relationship....more

I got my new shoes on and suddenly everything's right.

I started running last November....more

SpiBelt product review

Truth be told...I don't like things around my waist. Maybe it's because I don't have much of a waist (I've got long legs and a short torso). I've always hated pants that buttoned at that waist. When low waisted pants came into style, it was a dream come true for me. I fear the day when high waisted pants are back. ...more


Earlier I told you my relationship with exercise is volatile. I love it. I hate it. I mask the hate by finding excuses not to do it. But when I love it I can’t stop talking about it. As a result I keep falling off and back on this exercise wagon. It really does hurt to get back on. I know because I do this a lot. Today I got back on it. My excuse lately had been the weather. It’s too cold I would say. But today the sun was out, the sky bright and blue; I didn’t have a reason not to....more

5 Ways You Can Kick the Excuses and Start Exercising

Today, I almost didn't go for a run because I was having a great hair day. I'm not kidding. In my defense, my hair usually looks crazy and disheveled. Not today though. I must have stumbled upon the perfect humidity to hair product ratio. It was good. I actually thought "Wow. I should take a selfie." I didn't, but I thought about it. Anyway, it got me thinking of all the excuses I come up with to talk myself out of running or working out. I am my own worst enemy sometimes. Here are some of my excuses. ...more
Not Always Hall Thanks!more

Maybe I should have learned French

The post below is meant to be taken as satire. Sadly, a 'satire' font has not been created. Neither has a sarcasm font. Someone needs to get on that......more



Hi Daily Cup of Kate readers! My name is Kristen, and I am an avid veggie eater, runner, blogger at Run on Oatmeal, and reader of Daily Cup of Kate of course. Katie and I met in college and I basically followed her to the Madison, WI area.  I am going to chat a little about how you can change up your workout routine....more

How to feed the familia quickly so you can get back to your running

Getting food on the table on a daily basis is a struggle in and of itself. Add the challenge of getting it done, plus squeezing in a run or workout and, well, something’s gotta give and often it’s the exercise.Let’s stipulate that we’re all very, very busy.That’s where I come in. In the interest of full disclosure, this chica is blessed that her kids’ abuela makes dinner on weeknights....more