I ran my second Airbnb Brooklyn Half last weekend. With 27,000 runners, it’s the biggest half marathon in the United States! I somehow managed to pull off a new PR AND negative splits. I recap it all (what I ate, how I felt at each section, what I did after), in this episode. Listen on … More #36: Running a Half Marathon PR (2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half Recap)
So you’ve decided to take the next leap in training — you’ve been running for 2 years now and have seen a lot of improvement, but you seem to have reached a plateau. You’ve been running 3-5 days a week but you are ready to up the ante and take on the challenge. You’ve decided to … More Can I Handle The Mileage?
These are some thoughts I repeatedly have while running through New York City. Enjoy! Ugh what is that smell… I swear everyday is trash day. IS THAT A DEAD RAT omg omg don’t look don’t look… ew ew ew… Why is that biker on the pedestrian side of the bridge… wrong side dude… I wonder if … More Thoughts I Have While Running
Where did August go? I can’t believe summer is basically over. *hands on cheeks mouth open freaked out emoji* I’m kind of ready for cooler weather, but I know as soon as it gets chilly I will regret having ever said anything about missing cool weather.
I hated running for most of my life. So when I accidentally made it a hobby a few years ago (you can read about how I got into running here), I didn’t exactly know what I was getting myself into. Now that I have a bit more experience and a good amount of ups and … More 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running
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
Before I head into NYC marathon training next month, I thought I’d give an update on what I’ve been up to post-half marathon, my current fitness level and routines, and goals for training.
I finished my final week of BBG last Friday. Wahoo! It was basically three months of endless burpees, pushups and SWEAT! I’ve mentioned BBG (Bikini Body Guide) a few times on the blog, but for the unfamiliar, BBG is Australian personal trainer Kayla Itsine’s downloadable fitness guide. It’s a 12 week program, and each week … More BBG round one review
Yesterday, May 21, I finished my third half marathon. With over 27,000 finishers, the Airbnb BK Half is the biggest half marathon in the US– it’s so popular that registration for spots sold out in 52 minutes this year. For me, this was a high-energy, fun, yet very painful one. Let’s get into, shall we?
I’ve dealt with injuries, mainly involving my knees, ever since I began running races. Every round of half or full marathon training has been marked by an injury at one point or another. It varies each time, too. Sometimes the pain is in my right knee, sometimes my left, sometimes only when sitting, other times only when … More Injuries: As much a part of running as the shoes