I love when people ask if I run when it is cold outside. I giggle now, but I used to be one of those people who hated to be outside when it was cold. Yes, I still despise being cold, but I think that I am becoming acclimated because I am finding my cold [...]
I have talked many times here how important it is for me to refuel properly after my longer runs. The easiest way to do that is by drinking a protein shake of sorts on my way home. The newest protein shake that I have tried out is the CalNatural Svelte protein shakes.
Thursday my alarm went off at 4:20 AM, which is typical for a weekday. I hit snooze for 9 minutes and then there were no excuses. When I began getting up this early to run/workout 3 years ago, it wasn’t easy. I admit that there were many days in the beginning that I wanted [...]
Commit. Train. Believe. Achieve. Fitting that this is the official motto for the race that I just PR’d in!
I DID IT! Shiny new PR (personal record) for me! I finished the race in 1:57:31 yesterday – my previous PR was 2:01:22 in the same race in 2009. I don’t think I have ever [...]
With the massive heat wave that has settled in across the country, it is even more important to keep on top of hydration during exercise. Running earlier in the day certainly helps, but when the temperature is 75 degrees with 85% humidity at 6 AM, it can still be dangerous to athletes.