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
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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
When it comes to prepping for your goal race there's one thing you have no control over, the weather. Obsessively, checking weather.com won't do anything other than add to your race day stress. The best thing you can do is focus on what you can control to get ready for race day. Truth be told, running in the rain can be harder than running in the cold (check out this Runner's World … [Read more...] about 5 Things To Do If Rain is the Forecast for Race Day
Finding goal race pace in the middle of a training season is more challenging than it sounds. On Friday, I wrote that running a race mid-training season has it's pros and cons. One of those being rehearsing race day. Saturday, I had a little rehearsal of my own at the 13.1 New York Marathon (why it's called a marathon I have no idea since it is not 26.2 miles). Finding race pace is challenging … [Read more...] about Practice Makes Perfect: Train at Race Pace
Racing in the middle of a training schedule can make or break your race season. There's a time to race and there's a time to run. The line between the two can feel blurred especially when everyone around you seems to be racing and setting new PRs while it's been months since you've raced. Here are five things to take in account before deciding if you should "race" or "just run" a race in the … [Read more...] about Should You Race Mid -Training Season?