Tag Archives: Running

The Best Core Exercises for Runners

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Psst! There’s a giveaway at the end of this post! So make sure you scroll all the way to the end of the page!

You’re an in-the-know runner, so you know that core strength is an essential part of the sport. (And if you didn’t already know that, well then now you do!)

But what are the best core exercises for runners? Well, it turns out the best core exercises for runners are also just the best core exercises in general. Meaning, the core exercises that have been determined as most effective at building core strength are the same ones that runners can benefit from the most Read More

The 6 Stages of an Injured Runner (And How to Prevent Injuries, For Real)


You know that saying, “You’re stubborn as a mule”? Well really it should be, “You’re stubborn as a runner.”

That would be MUCH more accurate.

If you’re a runner (chances are you are, since you’re here reading a blog about running, right?), then you probably know exactly what I’m talking about Read More

The Best Running Apps: Top Picks for Runners of All Levels

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What are the best running apps? I get this question a lot, and it’s not an easy one to answer because, as you probably know, there are many, many running apps to choose from.

The good news is, even though I can’t use all of them all of the time and I typically stick to one just for the sake of consistency (and my sanity), I have personally tried many, many of these different running apps and can at least help give you a better idea of which of the best running apps will actually be the best one for you Read More

Summer Running Gear: The Most Important Accessory You’re Probably Not Using + a Giveaway!


You know when you know you’re supposed to do something, but you don’t?

I know you know, because we’re all guilty of it. Your mom tells you to clean your room, you watch TV instead. Your dentist tells you you need to floss more, you don’t. You think, “I should wash those dishes,” but you spend 3 hours on Instagram instead. That kind of thing.

Eventually not doing the things we’re supposed to comes back to bite us in the butt, though—which hopefully teaches us a lesson. Read More

Re-IGNITING My Love for Running: PUMA Ignite Review


Believe it or not, my longest run since racing the 2014 NYC Marathon in November only took place this past weekend.

On Saturday I ran 5 miles (to and over the Brooklyn Bridge then back) and even though it was super windy ( almost just as windy as it had been on the day of the marathon), I was instantly reminded of everything I love about both distance running and running in NYC.

Part of this was thanks to my new PUMA Ignite sneakers. I’ve been running in them over the past few weeks, but I’ll get to those in a minute, though, because first I have a few other updates to fill you in on. Read More

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