How To Fit Cross-Training Into Your Training Plan

Finding time for your training runs is hard enough. How can you be expected to fit in cross-training as well? Don’t worry: It’s not so daunting if you plan ahead. … More How To Fit Cross-Training Into Your Training Plan

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I’M A YOUTUBER NOW!

This week I made my debut on the YouTube scene with my channel, RunningVeganNYC! It’s an extension of my Instagram and blog– still health/fitness stuff, but unscripted and off-the-cuff. I’ll be sharing vegan recipes and products, running/fitness tips, and probably a handful of random musings mixed in for good measure.

Why I don’t want to join Team Beachbody

In recent months, I’ve been approached by at least five different people on Instagram asking if I’d be interested in becoming a health/fitness coach. They are mostly coaches for Beachbody (the company behind the P90X and Insanity workouts), while others are affiliated with different but similar companies. For this post, I’m going to focus on … More Why I don’t want to join Team Beachbody

Craving chocolate? Distract yourself.

I recently came across some revelational information about cravings while listening to author Gretchen Rubin’s podcast “Happier.” (Which I totally recommend by the way– tons of practical and simple tips to make your life happier.) My whole life, I thought cravings build over time– the more you ignore them, the more powerful and unavoidable they become … More Craving chocolate? Distract yourself.

Confessions of a Bad Vegan: Forgive me, for I have sinned

Last week I went to New Orleans, which was absolutely beautiful, insane and exhausting all at once. I saw some of the most ridiculous outfits, danced on stage at a bar in a pug onesie, and…well, ate non-vegan food a few times. Truth is, this isn’t the first time I’ve deliberately ‘cheated’ my vegan lifestyle. … More Confessions of a Bad Vegan: Forgive me, for I have sinned