Posts Tagged ‘Running’

Marathon Training: I Might Be Injured

First, let me apologize for my lack of blogging.

Turns out marathon training (plus working a full-time job, commuting four hours a day, traveling to Alaska and trying to have some semblance of a normal life) is a lot of work!

I’m not complaining, though. I knew it wouldn’t be easy when I signed up for this. (Insert motivational quote about how nothing worth doing is ever easy here.)

Anyway, let me get you up to speed on where I’m at. (If you follow me on Instagram—where I post most frequently—you may already be in the know.)

So, training has being going mostly well thus far.

Continue reading…

Summer Running: Enduracool Cooling Gear Review

enduracool-cooling-arm-sleeves
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!

Continue reading..

What to Eat After Running

healthy-breakfast-oatmeal

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.

Continue reading…

Gear Review: Reebok ZQuick Sneakers

reebok-zquick-sneakers
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!

Continue reading…

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

the-feed-fuel-box

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!

Continute reading…

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

marathon-training-plan
Click to enlarge.

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.

Continue reading…

Creative Commons License
Hungry Runner by Katie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.