running

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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If you love your fat burning cardio, get excited.  My newest post on Crushing The Course has two new intense cardio workouts.  Your challenge for this week is to follow along with me and do the same workouts!  Get the full details over at CTC or if you are a pro, jot down the workout […]

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This morning I could not get out of bed.  I started with my usual routine:  Drank 32 oz of water, made myself some instant coffee (because I am lazy), whipped up the Tone It Up protein pancake and cut myself a 1/2 a grapefruit. (This pic is from last weekend when I substituted the grapefruit […]

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