June 17th, 2013
Two weeks ago, I shared 6 Important Strength Exercises for Runners. Some of you incorporate full strength routines twice or more each week, while others admitted to doing little to none.
I like to mix up my routine each week and I’ve been pinning some of my favorite strength workouts.
For those of [...]
June 16th, 2013
Hope you’re having a great weekend! I’m going to share my usual workout recap and menu link up, but I also have a great resource for you from my fellow health coach, Angela.
First, my workouts for the week as I’m building base mileage back up before marathon training begins in a few [...]
June 14th, 2013
It’s been a busy week. I’m excited to have met my goal for both running and health coach clients … now I need to determine if I need more child care of if I should stop taking people on. A good problem to have, I guess!
Here are some of my favorites from [...]
June 12th, 2013
Today I am continuing the discussion about how to determine the best foods for your body. The best way to learn is by listening to your body and noticing how you react to food and what your body asks for, but this is very hard to do when we are constantly surrounded by [...]
June 10th, 2013
Has your anger ever been the fuel to spark something good?
Over the weekend, I was reading about Leymah Gbowee’s visit to my old high school. She was awarded [...]
June 9th, 2013
I realized this weekend that I am only one month out from marathon training! I’m signed up for Philly in November, so a 20 week plan would begin in July. I’ve really missed the longer runs, so I’m excited!
After taking a week or two of very minimal running, I’m trying to build back the [...]
June 7th, 2013
This week wraps up the final month for the 5 by the 5th virtual race series. I love reading about your running experiences and seeing your progress each month. I’m a little sad it’s wrapping up already!
I ran my 5k this week, and realized how much I’m going to miss this [...]
June 5th, 2013
I’m glad there was so much interest in how to find the best foods for your body. I’ll continue part two next Wednesday. For today, I’m going to share some of our recent eats for WIAW and Munchkin Meals.
The first half of the day is when L will happily eat veggies, so scrambled [...]
June 3rd, 2013
One of the most frequent questions from the athletes I’m coaching is, should I be strength training? And if so, what exercises are the most important for runners?
There are mixed opinions on the benefits of strength training for runners. The general consensus is yes, you should be doing some body weight exercises to balance [...]
June 2nd, 2013
It’s a hot weekend in Houston!
Marathon training begins right after we move in July, so it will still be summer, but a northeast summer will feel amazing after this.
Training this week:
Sunday: 30 Day Shred and taught 80 minute spin
Monday: Spontaneous rest day to hang out at the beach!
Tuesday: Taught [...]