Find your Summer Confidence with Speedo

Disclosure:  Today’s post is a sponsored conversation by Speedo USA.  I received Speedo products as compensation.  All opinions regarding the Speedo swimsuits are my own. In 2010, I founded this blog as a space to talk about my postpartum journey and rekindled love of running.  And, as I worked harder and harder on my running, I realized that my core was still incredibly weak and things were not going back to the way they were pre-pregnancy.  Long story short, I ended up finding {Read More}

Burley #MothersOfNature: Finding Routines

This post is sponsored by Burley as part of their #MothersOfNature program. As a Burley #MothersOfNature Ambassador, I received free products from Burley.  All opinions are my own.  Burley is an industry leader in recreational transport gear.  From running strollers to bike trailers, Burley makes it easy for parents to spend more time outdoors with their families by creating products that make the experience fun, seamless, safe and unique.  Back in May, I featured my first article as a #MothersOfNature Ambassador.  And, {Read More}

Review and Giveaway:  SKINS DNAmic Compression

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by SKINS through my partnership with Fit Approach. While I received a pair of SKINS for this review, I did not receive any additional compensation. As always, all opinions are my own. A photo posted by Lisa Runs for Cupcakes (@lisarunsforcupcakes) on Jun 29, 2016 at 7:07pm PDT As a runner, I have a wee bit of an obsession with compression socks. Yet, for some reason and despite my interest in compression, I never bit {Read More}

Burley #MothersOfNature Create Adventures

This post is sponsored by Burley as part of their #MothersOfNature program. As a Burley #MothersOfNature Ambassador, I received free products from Burley.  All opinions are my own.  Hair blowing in the wind as I peddled around my childhood neighborhood giggling with my best girlfriends.  The warm breeze against my face as I collected seashells along the shores of Long Island Sound.  Picking wildflowers and weaving them into braided hair during regular weekend camping adventures in upstate New York.  Skinned knees {Read More}

KT Tape Launches Products and Support for Rio 2016

Last week, I had the amazing opportunity to head into NYC for a KT Tape product launch at Chelsea Piers. For those of you that are new to the product, KT Tape is a leader in sports medicine taping products. It provides pain relief solutions, support for sports related injuries, and serves as a recovery tool. And, no need to worry – KT Tape is not only used by professional athletes and Olympians but by every day athletes, like us. {Read More}

Friday Five: Spring Break 2016 Edition

Whenever I say the words Spring Break, images of bikinis, shots of Tequila, and exotic locales come to mind.  No, I did not venture off to Mexico for Spring Break but it was still an exciting week nonetheless.  So this week, for Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia‘s Friday Five Link-up, I’m sharing a peek into my week since it was far more exciting than my typical week at work. Maine:  We kicked off last weekend in Maine.  It’s one of my absolute {Read More}

Five Lessons Learned from the 21 Day Reset Challenge for Runners

On January 11th, I started a 21 Day Reset Challenge for Runners with Laura Peifer from Mommy Run Fast. Since we are finishing up the challenge this weekend, I thought I would share my thoughts as part of Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney‘s #FridayFive Link-Up. I have to say that the 21 Day Challenge has been an incredibly eye-opening experience for me. The past few years, really since we moved to West Point, my eating habits have become less than stellar. I {Read More}

Happy Friday! Life Lately & 2016 Announcements!

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links and discount codes related to my ambassador positions.  All opinions are my own. Well, 2016 is off and running. I feel as though I am barely keeping up! Plus, when you take off a whole month from blogging, you are bound to have lots of things to share! It’s kind of overwhelming to even attempt to start blogging again but I’m going for it. I caught you up on my holidays in my last {Read More}

Five Reasons to love your BOSU Balance Trainer!

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by BOSU and the Fit Approach community. All opinions expressed are my own. Earlier this month, I participated in the BOSU and Sweat Pink #FitFamily Challenge.  I had the opportunity to test out the BOSU HOME BALANCE TRAINER and Cora received the BOSU SPORT 50CM BALANCE TRAINER.  Back when I had a gym membership, I used a BOSU ball regularly so it is awesome to now have one in my ever-growing home gym. Today, I’m joining the Friday Five {Read More}

Life Lately and a BOSU #FitFamily Challenge Update!

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by BOSU and the Sweat Pink community. All opinions expressed are my own. I hope you will join in on the fun! Lately, things are a little chaotic between work and our new kindergarten school schedule.  We are all struggling through adjustments – every last one of us in our household.  So, I was very much in need of a long weekend.  Four days off was just what I needed to get a wee bit {Read More}