As a runner who’s completed over 18 half marathons and 3 full marathons, cross-training is incredibly important. One of my go-to’s when my body starts feeling tight is yoga. I’ve been practicing for over 6 years although I don’t ask too many questions about form. Fortunately, I had the opportunity to chat with the woman who teaches … More Yoga tips for the everyday runner
Where did the time go? It’s almost the end of January! Remember, how I had winter break goals? I did all of them except running a virtual race and go ice skating…still on my to-do list though! To me, January always seems like the slowest month of the year but this year, it feels the … More Because it’s January
Don’t you ever get the feeling that time is just passing you by and you had no idea why?I mostly blame law school. The semester finished on Tuesday with my 3.5 hour contracts final. I’m slowly getting myself out of the law school bubble and into the holiday spirit. I stopped today on my way … More What is free time? Winter Break Goals
A few weeks ago I saw that Fitness magazine was hosting their annual #FitBlogNYC event. It’s a yearly event for fitness and healthy living bloggers to get together in NYC. It’s invite only so you had to apply and see if you got an invitation. Luckily, I got one! Name tag! I took the day … More Fitness Magazine’s #FitBlogNYC Meet & Tweet
The bad Doctor: “no working out for a week” while eyeing my marathon shirt I was wearing Me: “like running?” Doctor: “anything at all for a week” Me: “define a week” Doctor: “when the fever goes away and the wheezing stops – when you’re ALL BETTER” Another doctor in the past 5 weeks telling me … More The bad and the good – holiday edition.
The Philadelphia Marathon is exactly 4 weeks from today! I’m ready to start tapering but I can’t start until after this weekend. I did a half marathon 2 weeks ago and it went terribly. Half marathon #5 was slower than my last three. It was Grete’s Half in Central Park and it was hilly and … More 4 weeks & counting
By tweeting, I won a free marathon training program from JackRabbit! I had played around with the idea of training for a full marathon. I’ve done 4 half-marathons but I wasn’t sure if I could train for a full one. To me, winning the free training program meant it was a sign that I should … More Beginning marathon training
I should write more (and not just Yelp reviews or memos). It keeps me focused and I like goal setting. So here it is. The goal of this fitness journal is to keep me motivated and focused. When I was training for my first half-marathon, I began to read lots of weight loss/running/fitness blogs, so … More 1st post – why?