Fall race training is coming to an end which means it's almost race day. At this point the only thing standing between you and your race day goals is surviving the taper. Almost all runners suffer from a case of the "taper crazies" due to a reduced volume of training. During this time of craziness we tend to get nervous, over-think things and doubt our ability to reach our goals. This is the prime … [Read more...] about Train Your Brain: 4 Things to Do to Build Confidence During the Taper
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If you are running a fall race and haven't started to work on training your brain, now is the time! This workout will help you visualize success as you complete a challenging interval workout. For the workout run each interval a little bit faster than the last. For example: Interval 1: Run at 75% effort Interval 2: Run at 80% effort Interval 3: Run at 90% effort Interval 4: Run at 95% … [Read more...] about Train Your Mind & Body to Get Ready for Race Day with Finish Line Intervals
1. Foxie 1/2 Zip by Moving Comfort: I've been throwing this top on in the morning over my tank when heading out to meet friends for an early morning catch-up session. I think it's going to make a great winter running top. It has a side back pocket that's large enough to stash money, gu and an iPod. The fit is cozy but not fitted. The brushed cotton cotton makes it feel more like a … [Read more...] about September Favorites
We've all been there. You finished your perfected, ritualized pre-run breakfast; you're dressed and ready to go with a fully charged garmin on your wrist but you cannot seem to manage getting out the door because you're nervous about a training run. A TRAINING RUN. You think: "If I'm this nervous about a training run, how will I ever achieve my race day goals? If I can't complete this workout, … [Read more...] about Train Your Brain: Stop Psyching Yourself Out Before Your Run
I'm super excited to share that JackRabbit Sports has invited me to give two marathon training information sessions at the Union Square store during the month of August. The first session is August 13th at 6:30pm and I hope you'll come! Information below: Where: JackRabbit Sports Union Square 42 West 14th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenue) What: Marathon Training 101 Figuring out how to … [Read more...] about How to Do it All While Training for a Marathon
1) Juice Beauty SPF 30 Oil-Free Moisturizer - because we all forget to put on sunscreen from time to time and we like using products that are good for us! 2) Ultimate Jacket from New Balance: It's lightweight making it perfect to wear for cool mornings before warming up. I've been wearing it nearly every morning on my way to my 6am clients. 3) Believe I Am Race Day Tattoos: Seeing is … [Read more...] about 6 Items to Try That Could Enhance Your Summer Training