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Your Science-Based Approach to Setting Running Goals


Set Your 2020 Running Goals Right


If you’re anything like me, you’re probably still considering WTF your running goals for 2020 are going to be. Maybe you already are signed up for races or know what you’re doing, but a lot of people are in my boat, knowing generally what …




January Letter From The Editor


I hesitate to even write a January letter from the editor/check in because let’s be honest, with my intense love of all things resolutions and our new (free!) habit guide email series, I feel like everything there is to say about January has already …



Making Your First Custom Cycling and Running Kit


Making Your First Custom Cycling and Running Kit


For 2020, I’ve started working with custom athletic clothing brand Champion System to create some wicked custom Shred Girls kit for me to shred on bikes and on trails in this season, and going through their custom design process was super interesting. I’ve never …


how to change habits + a few to consider!


Habit Change On The Consummate Athlete Podcast


It’s a New Year, which means a lot of us are thinking really hard about Habit Change, resolutions, etc. And while yeah, there’s nothing magical about this time of year, it’s sometimes just enough of a kick in the ass to get you actually motivated to …



20 Ways to Make the 2020s Your Best Running Decade


20 Ways to Make the 2020s Your Best Running Decade


I had so much fun thinking through ways to make running more fun in the 2020s than it was in the 2010s—from more practical fitness-oriented options to some sillier suggestions. So, if you’re feeling like you’re stuck in a bit of a rut, even …


A Few Quick Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips—Plus a PDF List!


A Few Quick Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips—Plus a PDF List!


‘Tis the season for New Years Resolutions to get made, and then broken—largely due to poor planning and overzealous expectations… And that can happen at the grocery store, especially if your resolutions are training/eating/lifestyle oriented. We have a new 7-Day free Healthy Habits Kickstart …