I recently received the following question from a reader:“I’m eating healthy food, and a good amount, but lately I haven’t been feeling full or satisfied. Any tips?”
This is a really good question and a situation that I can definitely relate to!
I’ve experienced this before, especially during marathon training or other periods where I’m exercising more than what my body is typically accustomed to, although it can also happen if you’re not active or simply exercising moderately.
I’ve found that it can be for a number of different reasons. Here are some suggestions based on my own experience. …Read More
One really important thing I’ve learned about being healthy over the past 5 or 6 years, it’s that it goes far beyond what you eat and exercising.
It’s about how you feel overall — physically and mentally — and diet and exercise are only a small piece of the healthy living puzzle. The other important thing that I’ve learned is that everyone is different: The healthy living habits that work best for me might not be the same for you. That’s OK. …Read More
Tomorrow is the last day of January. Can you believe that?! We’ve already got one whole month of 2013 under our belts. How do you feel about that?
I ran 53.75 miles this month. Most weeks I ran 10-11 miles, but one week I cranked it up and ran almost 20! There are tons of runners out here who run a lot more than this every week, but for me, 50-55 miles per month is perfect. My goal is to stay consistent with this kind of distance throughout the year, only really increasing my mileage during half-marathon trainings. …Read More
Until yesterday, I had never seen Central Park in the snow. Which is sad, considering I’ve lived in New York for almost my whole entire life.
I know, what is wrong with me, right?!
I’m so grateful that I get to run there as often as I do. There’s something new to see every single time, and I’ve probably mentioned this in the past, but the sense of camaraderie among the runners there is energy enough to fuel any run. …Read More
Katie is a New York City-based writer and editor, a marathoner, a former personal trainer and a lover of all things food. It's her goal to help you become educated about and fall in love with healthy living!