Drink lots of water; it’s calorie free and is SO good for you!
I’m originally from Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love, home of the Liberty Bell, the Eagles, and Cheesesteaks. I can rattle off the touristy things Philly is known for, but I don’t think I ever really paid much attention to the culture of this city. When you grow up somewhere, you don’t find yourself hanging […]
Reward yourself for reaching fitness goals with new clothes, make-up or jewelry; not food
As an athlete, I am always looking for challenges. I think that is why I found ultra-running to be such a good fit because so much of it is physically and mentally tough. Enter CrossFit. Holy S this stuff is hard! And it’s not just hard, it’s fast, it’s a lot of reps, it’s tiring, […]
Wear sunscreen. Duh, I know but sometimes we need to be reminded.
Take advantage of nice weather and get outside! Walking burns an average of 75 calories per mile; make it brisk and it’s 100+
I finished. I know, terrible way to start a story with the end, but it was a 100 mile race. It’s not about the end, it’s about the journey; the adventure; the struggle; the pulling-it-together; the highs; the lows; the sunset and sunrise, and the beauty of the course that brings both tears of joy […]
I love to run, like stupidly love to run. Last year, I ran 13 races over marathon distance and consistently kept 100 mile weeks on my training schedule. I guess looking back, I shouldn’t have been surprised when my body parts started to complain, but I’m an ultra-marathoner – I’m invincible! Um..wrong. This year, […]