Author Archive | Courtney Gerding


Break the Resolution

I failed because I declared that this special “date’ of January 1st would magically change it all. I would be motivated, I would be determined, I would be ready, I would WANT IT.  The problem was that I didn’t.  I didn’t change my life until I made the conscious decision in my mind that I […]

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Healthy for the Holidays!

This is my favorite time of year.  Thanksgiving, yummy food, Christmas, yummy food, parties, yummy food, time with family, yummy food……oh and did I mention yummy food? Now I love the holidays just as much as Santa Claus himself, but let’s be honest, the holidays can be a tough time to keep our health in […]

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Fall Into Fitness

Summer was a blast, but bring on fall!  Cooler temperatures, pumpkin spice lattes, boots, fall foliage, outdoor fun….who else is ready?!  Fall is the perfect time to get outdoors and work on those health and fitness goals.     Here are some of my top tips and reasons why fall is the best time to […]

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Race with a View

Vacation Races.  I can read your mind now….do those words belong together?  Maybe the thought alone of working out on vacation sounds like a terrible idea, but hear me out and read on.  I’ve completed races over the years in various cities around the US.  Even though the scenery may vary a bit, you are […]

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I’m Not A Runner…Yet.

“I’m not a runner.”  I’ve been told that countless times throughout my years of coaching.  Ahhh, the elusive ‘runner’…..what exactly does that mean?  Someone who only runs and doesn’t walk for exercise?  Not even during a warm up?  Someone who has completed a marathon?  Someone who has completed a half marathon?  Someone who can run […]

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Letting Go of Mom Guilt

Ahhhh mom guilt. It’s always rearing it’s ugly head, even when we try our best to ignore it. It seems to show up EVERYWHERE. Working moms, stay at home moms, taking time to exercise, going on trips without the kiddos, just taking time for YOU whatever that looks like…MOM GUILT. When we become parents, our […]

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