The Surprising Lesson I Learned from an Extra Hour of Sleep

The Surprising Lesson I Learned from an Extra Hour of Sleep

At some point in January, once the holidays have officially passed, the hours of darkness seem like they intensify. Even though the sun continues to set earlier and rise later throughout December, I never seem to mind it during the holiday season. Once the holidays are officially over and we are in the depths of … Read More

Running Goal Setting That Will Make You Proud

Running Goal Setting That Will Make You Proud

By the end of a long training season, I always find myself looking forward to a break from structured running. Such was the case after completing the New York City Marathon this past November. As it got closer and closer to race day, my body and mind felt tired, and I began to find myself … Read More

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Winter is undoubtedly the toughest time of year to maintain fitness. Whether or not you live in a cold environment, the increasing darkness is tough. Motivation is significantly harder to come by when it’s dark on your way to work in the mornings, and then dark again when you return. The lengthy darkness certainly does … Read More

My Focus on Mindfulness this New Year

My Focus on Mindfulness this New Year

There’s nothing like a brand new year to get someone with a type-A personality excited. I love the blank canvas of a new year, the feeling that anything is possible. There’s no better time to sit down and set some goals, evaluate my own progress, and begin dreaming. As I sit down to evaluate 2017 … Read More

Top Posts of 2017 + December Favorites

Top Posts of 2017 + December Favorites

Happy New Year’s Eve! This year started out in a bit of a whirlwind, and time just seemed to move faster and faster as the days went on. Here we are already on the last day of 2017! This year has been filled with some euphoric highs as well as some pretty rough lows. I … Read More

A Year of Running in Review: 2017

A Year of Running in Review: 2017

Where has the time gone?! It feels like I just made all my goals and resolutions for 2017, and now it’s already time to see if I achieved them. Before I do that, I want to look back on this year specifically for running. 2017 was a big year of running for me! Running stayed … Read More