25k Training Recap: Week 8

25k Training Recap: Week 8

Here we are at the start of a new week again, wrapping up week 8 of 25k training. I expected this week to be my highest mileage yet, continuing to increase my long run mileage and reach a new longest distance since the New York City Marathon. Well – it turns out life had other … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 7

25k Training Recap: Week 7

Well, here we are again as another week of 25k training wraps up. I had to double check myself when I wrote this post to make sure it actually was the end of week 7 on my 25k training plan already. Time sure has a way of moving even faster than normal when you are training … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 6

25k Training Recap: Week 6

Following a training plan has a crazy way of putting time in perspective. Looking through the plan before training begins is so intimidating. The plan seems to go on forever, and comparing the final weeks of the training plan to where you are now makes you feel like this is something you will never be … Read More

Full Body Toning Kettlebell Workout

Full Body Toning Kettlebell Workout

My main goal during training is to find workouts that tone my entire body to complete on my cross training days. While increasing leg strength is always beneficial for runners, I find that focusing too much on just my legs often leaves me feeling burnt out on runs, nearly injured, or just needing a break. I … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 5

25k Training Recap: Week 5

March is on a roll and already feels like it’s flying by! Today begins a new week, as week 5 of 25k training wraps up. The winter weather came back this week with colder temperatures and a light dusting of snow. While I am definitely excited for spring, every time the snow returns I remember how … Read More

Lucky 7’s Full Body Dumbbell Workout

Lucky 7’s Full Body Dumbbell Workout

It’s hard to believe that March is already well under way, but here we are a few days into the month. The start of March means that in just a few days we will be celebrating one of the luckiest holidays out there: St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is always a blast for those … Read More