I always get a lot of questions about runner’s knee and how to fix it. So, I figured I’d tell you guys my story of all the knee issues/injuries I’ve dealt with over the past few years and how I’ve overcome them. Listen on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play THANKS FOR LISTENING! Intro/outro music by Ellis Delta: soundcloud.com/ellisdelta … More #40: How I Got Over My Runner’s Knee
Part 1 was about my first experience at Orangetheory. Part 2 is about my second experience. If you haven’t yet, I suggest you skim part one first for context. I explained how the class works, my workout, likes/dislikes, etc. I went back a second time mainly because my first experience wasn’t the best, and I wanted to see if … More Orangetheory Fitness Review: Part 2
I nervously enter a nondescript building in Brooklyn Heights and take the stairs to the second floor. Today I am taking my first Orangetheory class. I am doing it for two main reasons; 1 because my friend Katie suggested it, and 2 because the first class is free. The woman at the front desk greets me cheerfully despite the fact that it’s … More Orangetheory Fitness Review: Part 1
This was inspired by Jocelynne Flor’s recent post, “5 Ways To Get Fit On A Budget.” Her guide is mostly tailored to Torontonians, so I figured I would do one tailored to New Yorkers (although most of these can be used by anyone anywhere). Also, her list includes a measly 5 ways get fit, while my … More 7 Ways To Get Fit For Free
I am doing things a little differently for this post. I decided to do an audio recording of my Q&A instead of writing out my answers. I hope you take a listen, and please let me know what you think of this format!
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
Week three of NYC marathon training is complete. I technically started four weeks ago, but took a week off because I had a suspicion that I had another stress reaction in my left ankle. I got an MRI, and the results showed no evidence of a stress reaction/fracture, so I don’t know what’s going on … More Training for the NYC Marathon: Week Three
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.