Smoothie bowls are all the rage right now. Well, at least according to my Instagram feed.
I’m not really sure exactly when they began to become a “thing,” but I do know that they are in fact a thing that many health and wellness influencers love to share gratuitous photos of (and of course, eat). … Read More
Mark and I had a very typical runner/significant other of a runner conversation last night.
Me: Hey Babe, I’m thinking of signing up for the Philly Half Marathon with Nicole this year. Wouldn’t it be fun to do a weekend in Philly in the fall?
Mark: Babe, the Philly Marathon is at the end of November … like a few weeks after the New York City Marathon.
Me: I know …
Mark: Last year after the NYC Marathon you didn’t want to run for like two months.
If my remark at the end of this conversation makes no sense to you, let me explain … Read More
Some people claim they “don’t have” a sweet tooth, but I really don’t see how that’s possible. I think they’re lying to themselves and the world. Personally (and many of you already know this), I have a very large sweet tooth and I’m not afraid to show it, but I like to satisfy it with healthy snacks as often as possible because not only is that strategy most beneficial to my performance as a runner, but also for my overall health. … Read More
OK, so what I’m about to share goes against everything I’ve ever said about buying running shoes. But if you really want to save money and get the best deals on running shoes, well then you should probably be buying them online. At least that’s what some recently released stats from my friends at RunRepeat show! … Read More
It took me a pretty long time to truly understand just how important nutrition is when it comes to maintaining a balanced, healthy and strong running routine, and especially when you’re intensely training for a long-distance race like a half marathon.
Recently I shared my 2016 half marathon training plan (and my NYC Half Marathon Race Recap — the race that I was using the plan to prepare for) which I was extremely pleased with, given it did end up helping me reach my goal!
In sharing my training plan, I mentioned that I was also taking my nutrition/eating habits pretty seriously and promised to share my half marathon training nutrition strategy, which I feel had a very positive impact on my training and overall running performance. … Read More