I am putting this out there so that I have no choice but to follow through. I am shutting my training down for two days. Monday is a scheduled rest day, but today is not. Today I am supposed to run 2-3 miles and go to an intense core class that I adore. I am [...]
I cannot express how good it feels to be gluten-free in 2012! Just saying that makes me excited. Some of you might think I am crazy, and maybe I am, but following the gluten-free diet today is much easier than it was 10+ years ago. One can argue that if you stick to whole, unprocessed [...]
School days, school days, dear old golden rule days… ‘Tis the season. Kids everywhere are either ecstatic or dreading the start of a new school year. Kids have enough on their plates these days, that lunch should be the least of their concerns. Thanks to Udi’s Gluten Free and Glutino, those lunches will be tastier [...]
School is back in session all around the country now and what better way to celebrate on the blog than with a weekly series of Lunch Box Spotlights! Today I am going to focus on dessert. Why? Because it makes me happy! Enter: Kozy Shack Pudding.
I have been a long-time fan of [...]
Some days I need a little more motivation than others. Today was one of those days. I was excited that my sports doctor gave me permission to do speed work, even though my resting heart rate has been elevated over the past week. The humidity has been ridiculous lately, I took a complete rest day [...]
Welcome to September! Sure doesn’t feel like September here yet, but hopefully it will soon! Yesterday I started a new month-long challenge that was organized by a running friend of mine – Plank A Day Challenge.
My PR plank
The challenge is this:
A strong core is essential to efficient body mechanics when running and [...]
Last Sunday I ran the Emerald City Half Marathon for the second time. Last year I tried to set a PR (personal record) in this race, this year I set out to do it as a training run, as I have 2 more half marathons coming up this fall. Normally I run my long runs [...]