Let’s face it: running is an expensive sport. The cost of race entries, running shoes, sports bras and physical therapy sessions add up over time. Running is also time consuming and balancing training along with life’s other demands means making the most of each moment of the day. One way to save both money and time is to do strength training at home. You don’t need a lot of expensive equipment … [Read more...] about Three Things Runners Need To Effectively Strength Train at Home
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Adding on an extra five minutes to your morning running routine can take your training to the next level. I'm not saying it ONLY takes five extra minutes to reach your big goals for the year, but I what I am saying is that even adding an extra five minutes to your daily morning workouts can allow you to see improvements or prevent injuries. Here are ten things you can do with an extra five … [Read more...] about 10 Things You Can Do By Adding 5 Minutes to Your Morning Workout + How to Streamline Your Morning Routine
I have been a runner for most of my life. Since I was first introduced to the sport, the things that have motivated me to keep running for 28 years have evolved over time. Right now, I am 29 weeks pregnant–and, although I still consider myself a runner, I am choosing not to run through my pregnancy. I have been active on social media for many years. I’ve watched women impressively run all … [Read more...] about Why I’m NOT Running Through Pregnancy
The holiday season is here! In my opinion, NYC is the best place to be during the holiday season. I'll be spending my 18th year here and it never gets old. In fact, I'd say it gets better every year. The only thing better than Christmas in New York, is the first Sunday of November (aka New York City Marathon Day). This time of year also signals the end of the sunny days and the beginning of … [Read more...] about Not Running Related: How I Beat the Winter Blues
Here's A Simple Way to Take Your Plank to the Next Level If you’ve been incorporating planks into your core workout routine, I’ve got a fun and easy way for you to mix it up – ball squeezes. Adding in this simple addition to your plank workouts will challenge your muscles differently than ordinary planks will. All you need to get started is an inflatable ball, yoga block or … [Read more...] about Activate More Core Muscles By Adding This To Your Planks
Logging that last long run on your training schedule before heading into the taper can be exhilarating. You may even feel like celebrating having made it through the bulk of your training plan. While you should be proud of all you’ve accomplished in your training thus far, try not to forget that just because it’s taper time doesn’t meant you can sit back and relax. It can be easy to sit back … [Read more...] about The Do’s and Don’ts of Tapering