Here we are smack dab in the middle of the summer heat sweating our bums off. If your working out outdoors, staying hydrated can be a challenge. Today I did a little hydration test to see if I could stay hydrated during my run. I weighed myself (without clothes) before and after my run. In apporximately one hour I stopped at three water fountains. Two during my run and one after. I came home, … [Read more...] about Sweat Rate and Hydration Levels
Summer Berry Pancake Recipe Ingredients 1 1/4 C. Whole Wheat Flour 2 T Sugar 2 t Baking Powder 1/2 t salt 1 1/2 C Almond milk 1 T Flax meal 3 T warm water (to mix with flax) 1/2 t Cinnamon Dash of vanilla 1 C Frozen mixed berries Recipe adapted from Oh She Glows. Mix flax meal with warm water, set aside. Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl then add almond milk and vanilla … [Read more...] about Vegan Summer Berry Pancakes
First off thank you for all of your encouragement the past few weeks! Let's just say that this race was a lot better than the last one. It wasn't raining and my feet nor my hands went numb. =) In summary this is how my race went: Looks like somebody crashed and burned. ;) I don't know what happened but I couldn't seem to slow down and get into a rhythm. I started crashing around mile 8 and … [Read more...] about Brooklyn 1/2 Marathon Race Recap
My third 1/2 marathon of the year is tomorrow morning!!! The race starts at 7a.m. Being as I have a yellow start I need to be in my corral super early which means I'm leaving my apartment at 5:15 a.m. I'm really spoiled considering how close I live to Central Park. I forget what it's like to travel to races. It reminds me of the year I lived in Brooklyn and ran like 10 NYRR races in Central … [Read more...] about No Sleep ’till BROOKLYN!!!
I waited to write this race recap until the emotions of the day had settled. My alarm went off at 5:15 a.m. The first thing I heard was the sound of torrential rain. I hit snooze. At 5:45 I peeled myself out of bed in search of breakfast. I scarfed down a english muffin with almond butter and went back to sleep on the couch. Upon waking I sought refuge in twitter. All I found on twitter was … [Read more...] about I Won’t Sugar Coat It
As promised here's what I had to eat the day before the big race. Breakfast: overnight oats (oats, almond milk, PB, maple syrup, a dollop of chocolate coconut yogurt) apple coffee Lunch: Sprouted ww tortilla w/ Dr. Prager's veggie burger, spinach, onion, ketchup 1/2 sweet potato roasted brussels sprouts Afternoon Snack: Chia Pudding 2 T chia seeds 1/2 c. almond milk 1T … [Read more...] about What I Ate Featuring Strawberry Chia Pudding