HappyShmab Update

Some of my favorite #100DaysofHappiness¬†moments from the past couple of weeks (you can find me on twitter at @shmabbywolfe and search #happyshmab for my 100 Happy Days challenge): Day 22: Random GW tours with this guy. Day 23:¬†Registering for my second half! Day 28: Dandelions (I usually call them Wishy flowers….). I always love making…

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5 Things I Love About Exercising Outside

1. Getting creative with the built and/or natural environment Why THANK you, stairs. I will in fact use you for stair running, calf stretches, and calf raises. You are so kind. 2. The Runner’s Nod I often find that as I am passing other runners we exchange a smile or a nod as if we…

Built Environment

Hello there! I wanted to explain a little bit more about what the built environment is since I wrote about it in my second post from yesterday. Here is a definition of this written in an article authored by the NIH:   “The built environment has been defined in different ways by different researchers. Most…

Using the Built Environment

I am not a consistent runner. I have dreams about it and like to pretend I am, but I’m not. However, yesterday I ran to a beautiful park that has a ton of built in stone benches and stairs, so it was the perfect place to add in some extra exercises. We used the benches…