I just love my running and training shoes. I take such good care of them they still look pretty new so it was not visibly apparent they needed to be replaced. Yet, I knew it was time. If you are in the market for new shoes for sports, I strongly recommend you get the right shoes for the job so that you can feel supported. For me, it’s less about brand and more about fit and function. Hearing that Adidas has started to incorporate an eco friendly approach to their production was a definite plus for me that put them on the top of this year’s list. They didn’t disappoint.
My first pair is the Adidas Athletics 24/7 Trainers. The only thing I am sorry about is that they are for my indoor gym so I actually have to take them *off* when I leave my home gym. Boo.
The most comfortable trainer I have ever worn, they have insoles you can put in after your workout for a little extra lift and post workout massage. I do not recommend keeping the insoles in *during* the workout as the insoles allow th...
Regardless of lifestyle changes over the years I can honestly say that morning sleep is the best sleep, closely followed by spontaneous mid day naps curled up with a good book. Who is with me? I just am not that person who will wake up naturally at 4 a.m. with a smile on my face. But even if you are that person, I have come to realize that what you do in the morning matters.
If you typically snooze and take time to think about what you can “skip” in your day so that you can enjoy a few more minutes in bed, then consider setting your alarm a 15-20 minutes early for morning meditation. It can give you that extra time, in bed, allowing you to wake up with clarity and truly ready to conquer your day instead of jumping up after the fourth snooze, frazzled and frustrated. I was inspired by Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning to start purposely getting up super early and it took a while to find what works for me because I was comparing my effort to the successes of people I was looking up to.