The Determinite Blog

Traveling For A Race

YAY!  You are going on vacation!  Well, sort of… If you are anything like me, every vacation involves some sort of running adventure!  I have both traveled for Boston Marathon and to run the Grand Canyon from the south rim, to the north rim, and back to the south rim in one day!    They both… Read more »

How to Become a Runner

When discussing running, one common question I get is “How do you become a runner?” For one, there is no one size fits all runner, you don’t have to have a fast pace to be a runner. If you put the work in and push yourself on a regular basis that is considered harder than… Read more »

I’m so excited to share the news!

I have SUPER exciting news to share that finally I will be launching our new program called the Athletic Endurance Academy, specifically for those that are runners, tri-athletes, swimmers and cyclists who want to take their bodies and races to the next level. The program’s varied workouts strength and endurance training will be customized to… Read more »


Easter is almost here, and for some of us, that means a big brunch followed by getting “hopped” (get it, hopped up)  on candy — who can resist the big chocolate bunny and marshmallow Peeps? While there’s nothing wrong with enjoying a few Easter treats, weighing your basket down with chocolate, caramel eggs, and jelly… Read more »

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! Within every woman is the power to create + nurture + transform anything that is put in your way. Being a woman is a superpower, I mean come on we have the power to make another human. I honor you today to give out the confidence of being you in this world. You… Read more »

7 Weeks Postpartum to Fit Journal

It’s crazy, but in a month, we’ll be a full year from when the whole pregnancy adventure began. And as much as I enjoyed the whole “I-Am-Pregnant” thing, I have to admit I’m so ready to get my body back and be comfortable in the body I’m living in. I don’t have specific goals at… Read more »

Stella’s Birth Story and Postpartum Journey

Brace yourself, this will be a very long blog post…. I thought for sure I would be posting more since I was “off” from work. I really only took off work for 4 days, and went back to training at 5 weeks postpartum. But since we haven’t started Stella at daycare, I have been more… Read more »

BeYOUtiful Making the Best You Challenge Opens TODAY!

The New Year brings new opportunities.  As many people embark on their fitness goals for the New Year, I want to help motivate, educate and transform your body and mind! The Determinite Program is designed to push yourself to levels that you never knew you had. Your body will be exhausted after each workout and… Read more »

39 Weeks Pregnant

How far along: 39 Weeks 3 Days Symptoms: Just a lot of Braxton hicks, but totally normal for me. Bloating is not so much unless you include the belly! Lol! Not sleeping well, having lots of anxiety with the thought of going from one baby to two. I feel like I will miss my time… Read more »

38 Week Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 38 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: My bloating has decreased, I have been drinking at least a gallon of water, and taking some Epsom salt baths, and moving more–so I think that has helped.  I have so much work, and clients to meet with before I finish work next week for a 8… Read more »

37 Week Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 37 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: This week’s symptoms have increased, since Tuesday, I the bloating has started. I have a slight edema in my legs, arms and belly. My wedding ring is still on, so that is good. I hope it continues, I can’t remember when I have to take it off… Read more »

Holiday Family Activity List and Ideas

Our holidays center a lot on family activities, and we most love crafting and baking. And instead of gifts and goodies, I printed little cards for our advent calendar. Each one lists something we can do together each day. Some have days will have some sort of goodies, or fun active activity. Most of the… Read more »