Guest Post: Training For Your First Race

Happy Friday everyone! Since I am in Cape Cod today relaxing before a full weekend of RRCA training, I have Chrissy from Pink Polish and Running Shoes here to guest post! You would never know she is a newbie racer, but she’s here to explains some of the “do’s” and “don’ts” of getting ready for a […]

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Thinking Out Loud # 8

It’s Thursday again so time to link up with Running with Spoons for Thursdays are for Thinking Out Loud! I have quite a bit of randomness coming at you today, but actually this post was pre-written since I’ll be on my way to Cape Cod for the RRCA training on Thursday morning! 1. I’m 3 […]

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Initial Marathon Training Thoughts

After yesterday’s post, it got me thinking about my own plans for training for the Philly Marathon. Since it’s later in the season, I have a little more time before I need to start training. However, I have already decided about some things I am going to do that are same or different from how […]

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How To Prepare to Train for a Race

There are many resources available about how to actually train for a race, but this post is going to focus on how to PREPARE to train. Let’s be honest- many times the training we endure is actually harder than the race itself. I like to think of the training as a process and something to […]

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The No-Plan Meal Plan

This was so unlike me, but I left to go grocery shopping on Saturday with no meal-plan and no grocery list. Originally we were planning to just go to the Farmer’s Market, pick out some fresh fruits and veggies, and then plan our meals based on that. Also, I will be away Wednesday-Monday so Rob […]

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Weekly Recap(s) and Matcha Powder Giveaway Winner

Congrats to the Winner of the Matcha Powder Giveaway!  a Rafflecopter giveaway I was excited to see that Amy won after reading about her rough day today!  I didn’t recap my workouts last week, so I’m just going to include the past 2 weeks in this post. Workouts Week of 6/6-6/14: Sunday: 6 Dot Dash […]

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June is for Birthdays.

You may think I am one of the weirdest bloggers ever for this, but until today I have not told anyone in “real life” about my blog except for Rob (who doesn’t even remember to read it:)). At first, I didn’t tell anyone because I wanted to get used to blogging and develop a blog […]

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Thinking Out Loud #7: Food, Coffee, and Running

As I started putting together this post I realized that I kept coming up with thoughts about food and drinks…so I will just go with that theme today. Although there will be a little talk of running, too. Thanks Amanda for hosting another week of Thursdays are for Thinking Out Loud! 1. The Starbucks addiction […]

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Baltimore 10 Miler Race Recap

This was my 3rd consecutive year running in the Baltimore 10 miler, and I have decided that I have a love/hate relationship with this race. I’ll probably run it every year, but I will complain about the same things every time. However, those negatives (the hills, heat, parking situation, crowded start to name a few) […]

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15 Minute Quick Strength Workout

I’ve been meaning to write a recap of the 10 mile race I ran on Saturday, but I just haven’t gotten around to it and sharing this workout seemed easier for today:)  On Monday I wanted to get some strength work in since recently I’ve only been making it to body pump once  a week. […]

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