Posts Tagged ‘Running’

Summer Running: Enduracool Cooling Gear Review

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This post is sponsored by Mission Athletecare.

Staying cool while running during the summer has a lot to do with wearing the right gear.

Of course, you’ll want to make sure that you outfit yourself with loose-fitting, moisture wicking clothes, but there are also extra accessories you can add to your ensemble that can help cool you down when the temperatures are at an all-time high.

Before I began my marathon training at the end of July, it was abnormally warm here in New York. We were experiencing early-morning 80-degree temperatures that relentlessly rose to near 100 degrees by midday. Oh, and it was disgustingly humid, too!

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What to Eat After Running

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About a week ago I did an in-depth breakdown of the foods that I like to eat before running, depending on the type of workout and distance I’ll be doing.

As a follow-up to that post, today I’ll share a look at what I like to eat after running.

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Gear Review: Reebok ZQuick Sneakers

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.

This is the story. Last week I was supposed to attend another workout at the Reebok Fit Hub in Union Square, like I did two weeks ago for Tara Stiles’ yoga class. (All of the Reebok FitHub locations host free fitness classes for everyone throughout the year!)

This time the workout was with Spartan Race CEO Joe DeSena. Unfortunately, my schedule ended up changing and I wasn’t able to attend the workout. However, Reebok was kind enough to let me hold on to the gear they had sent for the event, so long as I agreed to share it here on my blog, which was what I was going to do anyway!

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What to Eat Before Running – Fuel Box Giveaway from The Feed

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One of the questions about running that I get most frequently from readers on Instagram and Tumblr is, “What do you eat before running?”

This is a great question, because eating the right foods at the right times before your workouts can greatly improve your performance. So today, I’ll answer this question in detail for you all!

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That’s Not Enough Running: My Marathon Training Plan, Revised

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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.

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My 14-Week Marathon Training Plan

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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.

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