The Truth About How To Run Faster

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If you’re like me, then you want to know how to run faster.

You want to become a stronger, more efficient, and all around better runner, right? I mean, who doesn’t?! I know I want to.

Of course, there are lots of things a runner needs to do in order to improve performance. From nutrition and sleep habits to a strategic training plan and a healthy recovery routine, each piece of the puzzle comes together to create a full picture of increased performance. Read More

My Spring 2016 Running Playlist

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A new season means new tunes for my running playlist, and I’m bursting with excitement to share some of my favorite new jams with you all!

As I mentioned back in January, one of my goals for 2016 was to explore more new music, specifically so that I could continually update my running playlists instead of listening to the same batch of songs over and over and over again.

Running with new music is such a simple way to keep your running routine fresh and exciting, so I hope that by continuing to share my favorite workout songs here, I can help you all find new music that you love to run to as well Read More

Vegan Vanilla Protein Oats Recipe

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Oatmeal for breakfast after a run is great.

But … protein oats for breakfast after a run is without a doubt even better.

What is protein oats? It’s simply a bowl of oatmeal, but mixed with protein powder!

Why is this better than plain old oatmeal? Because after a run it’s not only imperative that you replenish your carbohydrate stores (that’s where the oats come in), but also that you supply your muscles with the protein they need to rebuild and repair themselves Read More

5 Ways Runners Can Be Kind To Their Bodies

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This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of KIND. As usual, all thoughts and opinions are Hungry Runner original.

Runners: our bodies endure an astonishing amount of fatigue and afflictions.

Broken or lost toenails, chaffed skin, sore muscles and, unfortunately, sometimes even more serious injuries. Running is great (I know you don’t need to be convinced of that), but even though it provides so many benefits (a healthier heart, a happier mind, stronger muscles, etc.) it’s still a form of stress for our body too, which means if you run a lot taking extra care of your body (being KIND to it, if you will) is an essential ingredient for staying healthy and strong Read More

Team For Kids Charity Auction

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As you probably already know by know, I’m signed up to run the New York City Half Marathon with Team For Kids on March 20th. (As if I haven’t been talking about this enough already, right?!)

Well, as you probably also know, in order to do so, I need to reach my fundraising goal of $1,310 (that’s about $100 for each of the 13 miles I’ll be running in March, plus $10 for that last tenth of a mile!), which is why I hosted my Holiday Giveaway Bonanza back in December (which you guys helped me raise about $250 through, so THANK YOU!!!) and why I’m now hosting this fun charity auction (inspired by fellow Team For Kids member Kaella On The Run) where you’ll have the chance to win even more prizes Read More

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