May Foodie Pen Pals

Running makes me hungry, or as I like to call it rungry so when I saw a post about something called Foodie Pen Pals I had to give it a try. (See this post for more info) In short, you are matched with a pal that you send awesome foodie goodies and someone else is matched …

Books

Books, I love books, especially non fiction. Good running related books are far and few between. Some offering training and nutritional advice but few offer compelling stories about runners and from runners perspective. I read Born to Run way back in late 2009. Back before the hype, before this so-called ‘running boom’ and before the barefoot …

Runners World Run Streak aka #RWRunStreak

I am crazy excited that Runners World is bringing back the #RWRunStreak. Since I had to drop out of the  Holiday Run Streak – Thanksgiving through New Years – due to a nasty Upper Respiritory Infection this is my chance for revenge and redemption. The Rules are simple: ‘Run at least one mile per day, every …

Brooklyn Half Recap

I’d love nothing more to be writing a recap of how awesome the Brooklyn Half was, how I got my PR and how I schooled the streets of Brooklyn with my epic running skills. I don’t enjoy writing about bad runs, injuries, sickness and defeat however I only write the truth. 4:10am – buzz, buzz, …

Cross Training with CrossFit

Cross Fit is a core strength and conditioning program that delivers a fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive. I love running, running is my passion but I know in order to be a better runner I need to be stronger, fitter and diversify my training, plus you can’t run everyday. This is where CrossFit comes in. …

Summer Running Tips

It’s starting to warm up, memorial day is right around the corner and temps are already approaching the 80’s. Looking to continue running outdoors throughout the summer? You’ll need to adjust. Your first few runs in the summer heat will most likely be tough. Your body needs time to adjust to the higher temps. The most …

#FitBlogNYC

Fitness Magazine hosted a fabulous Meet & Tweet event for fitness bloggers yesterday in Manhattan and I was one of the many bloggers in attendance. Jen and I drove in, scooped up @Char_Latte at her hotel and headed to the venue to meet up with Sheryl. Overwhelming! Sponsors (holy sponsors – Reebok, Oakley, Birkenstock, Camelbak, Vichy, KiwiSweat …