My last half marathon of the spring season is 6 days from today. The Cap City Half Marathon will be my 3rd half this spring and 13th half overall. I have learned a lot about myself and my body over the past 4-5 years of running, but there is always more to learn. My current [...]
I am thrilled to share with you guys that I have been selected to participate in the Verizon Health and Fitness Voices program! What does that mean? I am going to tell you! For the next 6 months I will be using 2 new devices to track and share my health and fitness journey. What [...]
Sometimes I wish I had an on/off switch for my brain so I could quiet the madness. My brain is busy enough on any given “normal” day, but throw half marathon tapering into the mix and I have a whole lot of noise going on. Last month I shared my review of the book “Life [...]
I love when protein bars taste like a decadent treat! The FITzee Bars I sampled recently reminded me of apple pie and chocolate chip blondies! What better way to refuel after a hard workout or hold me over to my next meal?
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An early morning coaches breakfast with running legend, Bill Rodgers, and 12 miles was going to make for a long morning. Historically my 12 mile runs haven’t been too bad, but when I woke up and my legs were sore from BodyPump yesterday, I knew it might be challenging. Being part of MIT Marathoners affords [...]
When I was pregnant with Hannah in January of 2002, I joined an online forum for moms who were due in August of 2002. Many of us are still part of this forum and some have met in real life. It is hard to believe that we have “known” each other for 11 years now! [...]
Lots of exciting stuff going on today! I tried out two new-to-me products: a new gluten-free bar after my run and a new heart rate monitor to monitor my HR, distance, etc, First, let’s chat about the food.
I found these bars in my local Earth Fare store last week and I loved that [...]
It is just about a month now until my first of six half marathons in 2013. I have settled into a good training routine and have tweaked some numbers pertaining to my heart rate zones to help ensure I am recovering properly between my workouts. There are a couple of key components to my recovery [...]
It is no secret, when I do something, I do it 150%. There is no half-assing it for me. I either do it or I don’t. This can be a good trait to have, but it can be detrimental to body and mind, as well. A good example of where it can be bad or [...]