Author Archives: mckayerinl

Busy Busy Writers Block

Yep Totally stuck on what to update, I need to pick a direction for my blog, and yet I can’t seem to settle on which one. See the latest core post here. Story of my life truly. Meanwhile we have … Continue reading

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At The Core Of It Four: Exercise Highlight- Clamshells

*note: post contains some affiliate links, all are products I personally have used/use This is the fourth post in a series called At The Core Of It, you can find the others here: 1, 2 & 3 Boom Chicka Boom … Continue reading

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I Saw I Ran I Conquered

Ok, maybe conquered is a stretch. But I ran all 13.1 of those miles with a smile plastered on my face (except the stretch of shade-less unstably paved up hill of misery from about mile 11 to 12, then I … Continue reading

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Taper Blues

What a crazy busy week. I started school. Big Kids started school (including one very upset, dramatic daughter that had to switch back into our district from our beloved charter school-she aged out of). Appointments. Open houses. Paperwork. The Last … Continue reading

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Balloons and Blueberries and Cherries Oh My…

Our little community does a unique little festival every year.     Hot air balloons. And of course leave it to my community to build a whole festival around something as tenuous as launching balloons (it’s apparently a very weather … Continue reading

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Will Run For Pancakes-Adapted Recipe Included

Pancakes! I really truly promise I have another At The Core of It post coming soon (see here for 1, 2 and 3) where I’ll be targeting under-rated and under-used exercises. And for those who are curious, my sauerkraut is … Continue reading

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Wildly Fermented

*This post contains affiliate links-i need to come up with a better standard disclaimer. *Shrugs* So I’ve had some writers slump, mostly due to extreme busyness. I keep sitting to write another post on Core Strength (See posts 1, 2 … Continue reading

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Your Crunchy Arsenal

*This post has affiliate links, all brands and items are ones I use and own and most can be sourced locally even at Walmart. Hey-yo! We had a wonderfully relaxing and magical time at camp. Except this weird sore throat … Continue reading

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At The Core Of It 3: HardCore Runner

*This post contains affiliate links. Any products are ones I own and use You want to be a runner? Of course you do, why not? Everyone can run! (best cheerleader voice). I’m being funny of course, but if you do … Continue reading

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Sometimes Life Gets In The Way

I know. You are all patiently waiting for the next At The Core Of It in the series (here are 1 and 2). Truth be told this has been a difficult week. The fall out from our rear end accident … Continue reading

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Supplement Roulette

Supplements. It’s such a weird word. It’s weird that we need to supplement just to be healthy. We live in such a crazy toxic world. I’ve been doing a lot of reading on what would be best for my sensory … Continue reading

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At The Core Of It Part Deux- Diastasis Recti

In the first post of this series we briefly touched on what the core is and why strengthening is important. The third post is on core strength and running. In this post we’ll focus on Diastasis Recti and how to … Continue reading

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My Heart of My Heart

So I have all these plans for posts. And I’m working it to get my blog looking good and maybe scoring a little extra money someday from this venture. I’m feeling good about things, even if progress goes.so.slow. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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At The Core Of It

*Please note this post contains affiliate links, all are products I own and use Ok back to a subject I love. Squats. Lunges. Planks. Ooh ahh… Deadlifts. Arguably the best things you can do to stabilize your core. Well there’s … Continue reading

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Finding Your Way Through The Fault Forest

Faults. We all have em. It’s especially hard to admit to them. It’s incredibly hard when you have children/dependents and are desperate to hide those faults or at least minimize the damage you cause them. They are basically complete innocents … Continue reading

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