The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

As the mileage increases each week during my 25k training plan, the rest day at the end of the week becomes more and more exciting. When training began, I had to rearrange a lot of runs due to a big snow storm and found myself completing much less intense cross training workouts. My legs didn’t … Read More

What Happened When I Didn’t Workout for 10 Days

What Happened When I Didn’t Workout for 10 Days

I don’t know about you, but I am definitely still recovering from the holidays. The past month has flown by in the blink of an eye. I swear we were just transitioning from Thanksgiving to Christmas, and now all of a sudden it’s 2018! The past 6 weeks have been wonderful. Magical, even. The holidays … Read More

Favorite Cross Training Workouts

Favorite Cross Training Workouts

Happy Wednesday! We are partway through the week and just a few days away from September. The start of September will mean that we are just TWO months away from the TCS NYC Marathon! That is crazy. As we get closer to the day of the marathon, my training is starting to ramp up and … Read More

Staying Present in the Pain

Staying Present in the Pain

This week I started reading a new book, much different than the past few summer reads I’ve enjoyed. This book is all about staying present and truly absorbing the moment, rather than striving to be perfect by over committing yourself and skimming through your day. I chose this book on a whim, mostly because I … Read More

25 Minute HIIT Workout

25 Minute HIIT Workout

Happy Wednesday, friends! We are halfway through the week already and this is usually when I like to check myself and see if I’m still on track for the week, or if I’ve lost some steam. I have to switch a few workouts on my training plan around this week because I have less time … Read More

Why Keep Running?

Why Keep Running?

“I thought you’d already left!” My husband told me this as he walked downstairs yesterday morning to find me laying on the couch reading a magazine. We’ve gotten into a fairly reliable morning routine this summer, where I am able to wake up and read for a little bit before heading out for a run. … Read More