SKINS Compression Pants Review and Giveaway!

Disclaimer: I received free product to review from SKINS through a campaign with Sweat Pink. SKINS is also providing the prize for this giveaway. I received no other compensation. As always, all opinions are my own.

Happy Thursday Everyone!!!

Today I want to talk about a new product I recently was able to try out (SPOILER ALERT: There’s a giveaway at the end, so don’t forget to leave a comment to enter!). Since I’ve started training for my half marathon this coming August, compression gear has become a big part of recovery to help keep my body happy and able to continue to log miles every week in order to make it to race day strong and ready to kick some butt. I’ve been religious about wearing compression socks or sleeves after every single run, even if it meant sneakily hiding them under my pants at work, to make sure I was speeding up my recovery and providing extra support for my tired muscles when I needed it the most.

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A Look Back At 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

I wasn’t originally planning on doing a year in review recap since I didn’t start A Couple of Dashes until August, but after reading a few by other bloggers (Lake Shore Runner, Meals and Miles and Run Eat Repeat), I decided I would be sad if I didn’t have one to look back at next year. My year was filled with some crazy highs and lows. I lost some old friends and made some new ones, let go of some dreams that could never fully make it to fruition, but also saw some dreams I never could have imagined before come true. So here’s a look back at all the shenanigans I got into in 2014! Let’s get to it!

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Make Me Happy Monday 10.27.14

Hello there!

Welcome to Monday! I hope you all had a fun weekend! Did you guys finish getting your Halloween costume together? I’ve been putting this off like nobody’s business because I can’t think of anything cool to be this year. I can’t believe how quickly Halloween has snuck up this year! It’s officially decision making time now!
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