Reebok Running Essentials Printed Short - These shorts are the right length and right price! They also don't ride up. The pocket-less style is perfect for shorter, mid-week training runs. Nathan's SpeedShot Plus Insulated Flask - When it heats up outside, this water bottle is great to carry with you on long runs. The pocket is a great place to store gels, keys and cash. Organic Gatorade - … [Read more...] about 10 Essential Items for Summer Marathon Training
Gear & Shoes
These running shoe and running apparel reviews will help you choose gear that will work for you. Here I'll give you the lowdown about running shoes, running jackets, socks, sports bras and everything in-between. Click below to read about the latest running gear I've tested out.
What's on your playlist right now? Just for fun I created a 90-minute 90's playlist. It is perfect to listen to during a long run or just while cross-training at the gym. I made this specific playlist ninety-minutes long so that it is the perfect accompaniment for long runs while half marathon training. Ninety-minute training runs are essential to a good half marathon training plan.Here are … [Read more...] about 90 Minute 90’s Playlist for Your Next Long Run
I have to confess, I once was a seasonal runner. Yep, that's right. I avoided running outside from December through April. Let me tell you how completely miserable I was back then during those months of the year. I'm the type of person who thrives in spending time outdoors and because I didn't know how to dress myself for winter running, I simply just didn't run in the winter. Silly, … [Read more...] about The Best Gear for Winter Running
Ladies, are you as excited as I am about warm-weather running but struggle to find the perfect outfit bottom to wear for your runs? Let's be honest, it's super challenging to find the perfect pair of shorts to wear! The wrong pair of shorts can ruin an otherwise perfectly good run. Running tights make things so much easier and tend to fit so much better than shorts do, but it just gets too … [Read more...] about Find Your Perfect Fit: The Best Run Shorts for Warm Weather Runs
*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TomTom. The TomTom Spark GPS watch is the fourth GPS watch I've worn consistently. It is loaded with features and will have you running to a new beat. Music on your wrist - Holds up to 500 songs Built-in heart rate monitor Activity tracking (aka counts your daily steps) Sleep tracking GPS tracking Wireless syncing to the … [Read more...] about TomTom Spark Cardio + Music GPS Fitness Watch Review
It's been quite awhile since I've done anything other than spin, run or lift weights. When training for a race, it's good to be focused on doing the workouts that will lead you towards your goals. There shouldn't be any randomness in training. Each training session should have a distinct purpose that will lead you towards your running specific goal. Now that my specific running goal is to PR in … [Read more...] about Lithe Method with New Balance Women