Sometimes, you get a fitness freebie. Take it.

When I was running my personal-best marathon in 2011, I noticed that a couple of the later miles actually felt pretty easy. They were downhill, or maybe just not uphill, or maybe the crowds on that part of the course were extra-fun. Whatever it was, those particular miles didn’t feel as hard as the ones…

Fitness Meme of the Week: Run the Day

From a collection of quotes by author Jim Rohn: Yes. This. Now get out there. Even if it’s hard. Even if you’re epically exhausted. And especially if you don’t “feel like it.” And get your workout on.  

Meme Week Tuesday: What’s holding you back?

[Every48.com will be on hiatus this week while I’m cooking up some new content for the holiday season. This week I’ll feature a favorite “fitness meme of the week” post every day from the collection of memes on Every48.com. Enjoy – and then get out there and get your workout on.] What’s holding you back?…

Meme Week Monday: Where strength really comes from.

[Every48.com will be on hiatus this week while I’m cooking up some new content for the holiday season. This week I’ll feature a favorite “fitness meme of the week” post every day from the collection of memes on Every48.com. Enjoy – and then get out there and get your workout on.] Where Strength Really Comes…

Fitness Meme of the Week: Fall Seven Times…

From a lovely Pinterest page collecting inspirational quotes: Not just because I had an actual fall almost two weeks ago that has wreaked a bit of havoc with my running training…but because this idea is what can separate those who fulfill their life’s dreams from those who try once, stumble, and decide not to try…

Fitness Meme of the Week: Train your brain.

In honor of Code.org’s upcoming Hour of Code, here’s a meme to get you thinking. Literally. Have a great workout and a great weekend. See you next week. Yesterday’s Every48 workout: A speaking engagement I’d been looking forward to all year, so I was on my feet a lot. Other than that, a REST DAY.

Fitness Meme of the Week: Earn Your Rest

Today’s fitness meme comes from blackrockfc.com: This is a trap I fall into once in a while…giving myself permission to take “rest days” I haven’t really earned, because I haven’t really been kicking my butt in my workouts. Rest days are there to help our bodies regenerate and grow, AFTER we’ve given them the stress…

Fitness Meme of the Week: Stop Giving Up

On this October Friday morning, here’s a thought that has kept many of us in the game just long enough to realize that staying in the game is the game: The best research out there on long-term weight loss tells us that those of us who reach our weight goal and maintain it for the…

One more repost for a favorite fitness meme: Remove the Obstacles

[One more reblog today because we’re on the move. A great race report coming tomorrow, plus thoughts on the Big Picture (or, why this Every48 experiment appears to be working). The post below was first published at Every48 on February 28, 2014, and it’s still way, way relevant more than ten months into this journey…