I may have ran a double digit "PR" during the 2016 NYC Half Marathon but I'm calling it a personal best. I finally learned the difference between running a PR and a PB and it turns out all I am after is a PB. Here's why...Read More
We've all been there, when you go for a run and find that your muscles have turned into acid. Then your significant other who thinks they are doing you a solid by selflessly giving you some tender loving care by massaging your acid muscles. NOPE. Not how it works. These are the struggles of dating a runner, DON'T TOUCH ME. I'M SORE.Read More
If there is one thing I love to hate, it's the foam roller. "Foam roller every single day" my Physical Therapist Mike Riccardi advises me. If by, "Foam roll every single day" you actually mean sit on my foam roller while I check Instagram, then Yes. Yes Mike, I foam roll every single day. These are the expectations vs. realities of foam rolling.Read More
Runyon Canyon, home of selfies, six packs and people wearing makeup to workout. Confused? Let me explain...Read More
It doesn't matter if you're a brand new runner or if you've been athletic you're entire life, we all struggle from time to time getting motivated or feeling totally and utterly hopeless. When getting out the door feels impossible, I close my eyes and think back to a few short years ago when I couldn't run a 1/4 of a mile without feeling like I was going to die. Struggling to put one foot in front of the other? Here are 16 things I have learned on my road to becoming a runner.Read More
One of the hardest parts about dating a runner is dealing with the fact that they spend hours on end running with half naked, sweaty, hot, buff dudes. If I had a dollar for every time an ex boyfriend of mine got understandably uncomfortable with the fact that I was joined with a foxy looking man for my 10-20 mile long run, I'd be able to buy myself something nice. Confused? I give you: "The Struggles Of Dating A Runner".Read More
I am willing to bet that half of all marathon runners were tricked into registering in the first place. I know this because that's how I've gotten every single one of my friends, family members and often strangers that I meet in coffee shops to sign up. I'm normally in running clothes and the conversation casually turns into me convincing them that their lives will change for the better if they run a half marathon. 5 minutes later, high fives are being given and they're officially registered to run their first half marathon.
This is how it happens...Read More