The Ultimate Guide To Running For Beginners

Beginner Running Tips

“Running never gets easier, you get stronger.”

I want you to keep this quote in mind as you embark on this new journey to make running a part of your life.

The first thing you should know is that you’re going to have A BLAST. If you follow this guide (which includes a free 6-week “couch to 5K” plan — see below) and you consistently put in the work it takes to build running strength and endurance, you will slowly but surely start to FEEL like a runner. Read More

Why I Quit Whole30

Why I Quit Whole 30

When I decided to quit Whole30 on day 12, it wasn’t an easy decision to make. OK, let’s be real, in the grand scheme of things this is not even that serious of a matter at all, but since I know people will be researching Whole30 deciding whether or not to do it or whether or not they should stick with it until the end, I’ll share my experience in the hopes that it can be of help. Read More

NYRR Mini 10K 2016: Race Recap

NYRR Mini 10K - Race Recap

I would PR in a race where I did very little planning and no specific training.

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been running and putting in the work over the last two months. But I was not training specifically for a 10K and I signed up for this race, the NYRR Mini 10K, pretty last minute simply because I love the race and wanted to test out where my body is at post-NYC Half Marathon. Read More

Running Playlist: Summer 2016

running playlist - summer 2016 -hungry runner

I am DYING for summer to just get here already. I’m pretty sure most if not all of you feel the same way.

It feels like this weird, not-so-sunny, quasi-spring we’ve had here on the East Coast just won’t make way for warmer weather.

While I was doing laundry the other day — which obviously consists mostly of running clothes — I pulled one of my long-sleeve fleeces from the basket to toss in the machine and said to Mark, “It’s depressing that I’ve had to wear this recently.” Read More

Don’t Let This Silly Mindset Hinder Your Health And Fitness Goals

hungry runner lake view

One of the funny things about health and fitness — that I think we all forget too often — is that we are not alone.

Yes, we all have different journeys and obstacles to overcome, but many times we all have similar struggles, too.

I was reminded of this a few weeks ago when I was talking to my cousin. We share similar interests — nutrition, running, wellness, etc. — and were chatting about healthy eating habits. Read More

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