7 Best Yoga Moves for Runners + How To Stay Injury Free

With two marathons under my belt and zero injuries, I thought I would share my secret to staying healthy. I was always afraid to begin training for one because I thought an injury was inevitable. Luckily, I was wrong with some planning. #1. Yoga   As soon as my schedule squeezed yoga out of my […]

The Race: Boston Marathon Recap 2015 part 2

Today in Boston, the sun in shining and my legs are screaming. Oh what a difference 24 hours makes. Here is part 2 of my marathon recap. You can read part 1 here. The Start At the starting line, there was a sign to my hometown. Made me smile despite the nerves. I was in […]

Celebrating My Birthday and Marathon Training While Travelling

I couldn’t be more excited to be writing this blog update from my condo in Boston! A week ago, I was en route to NYC for a shoot with Fairfield Inn & Suites and CBS Interactive. Working on my Bday in NYC I’ve been on the road a lot lately and last Monday was actually […]

My Marathon Training Diet – What I ate this weekend

I was scheduled to run 18 miles this weekend but after looking at the forecast, I decided to do it Friday afternoon after teaching at Barry’s Bootcamp. Best decision of the month. I ran 9 miles out from the finish line which brought me to the Wellesley firehouse which is the turn that takes you […]

It’s Your Mind, Not Your Body

Looking for some easy breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas for your meal prepping needs? You’re in luck. I just updated my app with a brand new weekly meal plan featuring some of my favorite meals. This week features a menu that is naturally gluten and dairy free and primarily vegetarian and pescatarian. Don’t forget, each […]

Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop. Marathon Training Update

Signing up for the Boston Marathon in 2015 happened by chance. I got lucky. I was working with Adidas in the fall of 2014 and had been asked the previous year a little too late if I’d be interested in running with them. I said, “Maybe next year…”  After a successful Chicago Marathon in October, […]

My First Marathon: Chicago Marathon Recap 2014

After training for over 4 months, yesterday I completed my first marathon in 4:17:42. Below is part 1 of my recap… Flying To Chicago on Friday, October 10th I did not miss one training run. My coach Jess was great at modifying my program to my schedule. My body was ready for this race. However, […]

UK Vacay: London Quickie

Hello, from Scotland! I am here until Thursday on pure vacation with family and am trying to enjoy the social media break but you’ll find me uploading a picture or two to Instagram during my visit. 🙂 We started in London and did not have nearly enough time with just two nights.  We toured the […]

Five Weeks To Go Until 26.2

I really cannot believe I am already at week 14 of marathon training which means only 5 weeks to go until the Chicago marathon! When I first started this journey, I was really nervous. I thought I would get injured, the long runs would be boring and unbearable, I would not have the time for […]

Beginner Marathon Tips

For the past 4 days, I have been busy moving in Boston. I am still in the South End but now have a little more space. Moving while training for a marathon is exhausting! I ran 13 miles on Saturday morning and then had to pack, unpack, carry boxes out of the old and into […]