running

I get a lot of questions about how I stay motivated when it comes to running. It is easy for me because I love it but I know that is not the norm. On rare occasions, even I find myself saying, “This sucks.” These 10 tips have helped me to usually enjoy running but if [...]

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As a blogger, I am able to sample different items before the public sometimes. I never accept products made with ingredients I avoid or clothes/shoes I would not buy myself. Few still make it on to the blog but for the truly fabulous, here are my top picks from the past month that I was [...]

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When the weather isn’t shitty, I love my Saturdays for long runs but if you are still embracing the Arctic Vortex, here is a quick running treadmill workout you can do at your gym tomorrow instead. It’s only 22 minutes because it’s super hard. Break it up into two segments with a little strength training [...]

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While I’m away on vacation, I asked you guys to submit topics for blog posts. Today’s features Shannon Mulcahy, a junior in college who is training for the NYC Marathon! I can’t imagine what it must be like finding the time for long runs with class work and busy social calendar so I asked her [...]

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I signed up to run the Canton Road Race this morning with Reebok. It was my first race of 2012! I can’t believe it took me 9 months to find a date that actually worked with my saturated weekends. I woke up at 7 AM and hopped in the shower to wake myself up. For [...]

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Here it is, my new favorite cardio interval workout. It was one of the most challenging activities that I have done in a long time! Check out the video and workout below. Benefits: Interval workouts force your body to tap into fat stores more than steady state cardio helping aid weight loss. It will help [...]

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This weekend was a rare summer occasion. I stayed in the city! The weather looked awful and I had a ton of packing to do. Friday night, Roomie and I went out for sushi on Newbury Street. We were sat right away outdoors which never happens at Snappy Sushi. It was refreshingly chilly, a nice [...]

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This morning, I got up and had a list of errands to complete before my 5K. First up, City Hall Plaza for a moving permit. I decided to walk the mile since I’d be only running about 23 minutes later in the afternoon. I stopped by Whole Foods to pick up a few items to [...]

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It is hot, hot, hot!  This morning I woke up early and got in my most difficult day of interval training.  I did cardio workout #2 from my post earlier this week.  Afterwards, I watched my heart rate monitor as I burned an additional 100 calories after I had stopped.  That was fun. I needed [...]

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