To honor and highlight our black brothers and sisters, we’ve decided to hit pause on new podcasts and social media channels. Inequality and injustice is systemic, insidious, and often hidden from us. And it’s our responsibility to own this, whether we realize our behavior is damaging or not.

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We need to fight for our right for recess, even if we’re adults, no matter what country we’re in. And I can’t think of a better person to remind us how important it is to go outside and play than our friend Darryl Edwards.

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While in Seattle with Brooks Running last month for their Run Happy Blog Ambassador trip, I not only had a chance to hit the Burke-Gilman Trail for a run with Hannah Fields, professional middle distance runner for the Brooks Beasts Track Club — but I also had the opportunity to spend an hour in the gym with her to learn about how the Beasts train when they’re not logging miles. And as someone who really geeks out about how to best incorporate strength and mobility work into a routine when you’re training to be faster, well, this was one heck…

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When I became a mom, I found a deep inner strength that I didn’t even realized I had. Because having a baby is hard. And raising a kid is even harder. via GIPHY And I’m not the only one. Based on the results of a national study done by Planet Fitness, 79 percent of moms feel stronger after having a kids. And! A whopping 74 percent of the population says that their mom is the strongest person they know. But, despite all that awesomeness, 92 percent admit that they accept their partner’s body better than their own. Which isn’t surprising —…

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We all have our birthday traditions, right? via GIPHY Some folks start their big day with a special breakfast, while others take the day off work to do something exciting (or relaxing — which can actually be pretty exciting if your everyday life doesn’t really allow for that, right?). via GIPHY Us? Well, we think a birthday is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate!  And by “celebrate,” we mean “celebrate how amazing we are by doing a solid workout!” Obviously. It’s a simple concept: 10 moves. 10 reps. 10 rounds. (Plus a five to 10 minute easy warm up to get your …

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