When I was growing up I really disliked all things coconut. I may even go as far to say that I hated coconut, though I don’t like to use the word “hate”. As we grow, our tastes change, just as our bodies do. Along with coconut, I didn’t like peanut butter or hamburgers. I was [...]
It is always hard for me to figure out meals and fueling when I have evening workout classes. The classes always seem to fall around 6:30, so for me I would have to eat dinner at 4:30ish if I wanted to eat before or wait until after 8 PM. I have found on days where [...]
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 [...]
Half marathon #11 is in the bag! This race also happened to be the first of 6 half marathons that I have on my race schedule this year. Xenia, Ohio is roughly an hour and 20 minutes away from Fleet Feet Columbus, where I met up with 5 Run DMC girls to head out.
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 [...]
Today is April Fool’s Day! Do you like to play practical jokes on others or do you prefer to pretend that today is just like any other day? I have played some fun jokes over the years. The one that stand out as my favorite is the time I emailed an ultrasound picture to family [...]
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 [...]
Most runners prefer to run outside and not on the dreadmill treadmill. Since I am one of those runners that much prefers to be outside, Aaron questioned my sanity when I purchased a treadmill a couple of months back. “You hate the treadmill!”, he said. Yes, I do, but I hate not running more. So, [...]
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 [...]