Oh boy! Well, I’m just one week into marathon training and this journey is already taking me for a wild ride!
OK, it’s nothing that crazy, but over the weekend I made some emergency changes to my training schedule.
Welcome to my life. All I talk about now is marathon training.
Marathon training this. Marathon training that. Hey, by the way! Did you know I’m training for the New York City Marathon?
Sorry, I’m not sorry. What can I say? My world revolves around running (more so than usual now) and finishing my training program and the race successfully means a lot to me, so it’s going to affect almost every aspect of my life.
Speaking of my training program, I’ve been talking a lot about that over the past few weeks too, but I haven’t shared it with you all yet until now.
This post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.
Ever get stuck in a rut? We’ve all been there at one point or another; feeling stuck and you’re not sure what needs to change.
If you’re like me and you find comfort in routine, then it’s not really that hard to become stagnant; whether with running, your job or just life in general.
Why am I even talking about this? Well because when I visited the Reebok FitHub in Union Square for yoga with Tara Stiles last night, she opened up my mind to a pretty great point.
This past Friday marked 100 days until the 2014 New York City Marathon.
That sounds crazy to me! OK, so 100 days seems like kind of a long way to go (and a lot of days of training), but since I started working towards this goal in January of 2013, which is almost like, 2 years ago, in the grand scheme of things that seems like a microscopic amount of time.
The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno.
If it were possible, all of my runs would take place on rugged trails shaded by trees and surrounded by wildlife. However, I live in New York City, so instead most of my runs takes place on paved cement and surrounded by a jungle of tall concrete buildings. I guess you could compare the city dwellers roaming the streets to wildlife at least.