Taking A Few Days Off…

and not by choice šŸ™ It happens to all of us right? Illness? family emergency? medical procedures? work? travel? SOMETHING! that prevents us from running that we cannot totally 100% control… This is my reality for the next few days. I had dental surgery – not a huge deal just am not supposed to work …

Tis The Season…

It’s that time of year again… the time when the year is almost over… when we scramble to end the year on a high note, maybe that is just me šŸ˜‰ I am ending the year with not 1, not 2, not 3 but 4 virtual runs! Why? To kick start 2017, to avoid the …

Avocados!!!

Time for another installment of my semi frequent Foods For RunnersĀ themed postsā€¦ Avocados!! OMG Avocados are the best aren’t they? On toast, on sandwiches, as guac, in tacos, in salads, off spoons, in smoothies, on pizza, as a salsa, as ice cream (I’m told this is good) in sauces, in sushi, and on and on …

Green Smoothies

If you follow me on InstagramĀ you may have noticed that I am onĀ a green smoothie kick… (if you don’t you should ) maybe green juice is more like it? so i’ll call it a green kick! When I think smoothies I think frozen, thick, creamy, and enough calories for a meal goodness, I guess some …

Sweet Potatoes!

Time for another installment of my (hopefully) semi frequent Foods For RunnersĀ themed posts… Sweet Potatoes! I loveĀ sweet potatoes, they are super versatile, very tasty and pack a great nutritional punch. They areĀ a good source of vitamin C, potassium, iron, manganese and copper. Manganese and copper are crucial for healthy muscle function so yay for runners! …

Chia Seeds Are Amazing

I’ve written about them before, I’ve been a fan since before they were super cool (way way back when they were just starting to be cool) I’ve eaten them just about every way people suggest and some ways they don’t, I’ve tried all the drinks, I’ve made my own drinks, I’ve gotten others hooked and …

No Running

Tomorrow is National Running Day… this makes me sad. It has been 254 days since my last run. Well… that is not true, I can’t tell you when my last run was, It was sometime late last summer/early last fall. I didn’t know, didn’t think and couldn’t have imagined that it would be my last …

Huma Gel

I am normally not a fan of gel nutrition for running/working out (probably because they tend to be full of icky ingredients and chemicals, Huma is not! I wrote briefly about Huma gel last year (HERE) and recently had a chance to try 2 of their new-ish flavors (thanks!) Blueberries and Mangos       …

Summer Running Tips Take 2

Sing with me people “Summer Running had me a blast, Summer running happened so fastĀ slow..” Slow, hot, sticky, icky, gross, nasty, all these words and more can be easily attributed to summer running, what can you do to make summer running fabulous Ā tolerable? In case you missed it, see my post from last year HEREĀ and …