A couple of months ago, my twin sister signed up for the Surf City Half Marathon in Huntington Beach, CA. As a running coach, she reached out to me to put together a training plan for her. She then proceeded to convince me to run it with her. (Trust me, it’s not hard to convince … More Surf City Half Marathon Race Recap
As a runner, you hear a lot of “rules” for running. The best time of day to run, how many miles to put on your shoes, what you can or can’t eat before a long run, and the lovely “10% rule”. The 10% rule says that you should only add 10% to your mileage every … More All About Building Mileage
After years and years of experimenting with (and perfecting!) my Irish beef stew recipe, I’ve found I have taken ZERO pictures of it. Which is probably why I’ve put off posting the recipe– because food photos are super important for a food blog, right? Well, I’ve recently admitted that photography is not my strong suit. … More Irish Beef Stew Recipe
I’ve been doing Whole30 for the month of January and feeling great! Since 99% of my meals are cooked at home when doing Whole30, I have to step outside of the box more than usual and really mix up my variety of recipes. I remembered the asian turkey meatball recipe I’ve made before, but I’ve … More Asian Turkey Meatball Stir Fry (Whole30 / Paleo)
Christmas time was busy, so this race recap took nearly four weeks to be posted, sorry friends! I ran the Naked Nick 25k back on December 15th, which seems like ages ago now. I had signed up on a whim (per usual) because I wanted to get more trail racing in before my 50k in … More Naked Nick 25k Race Recap
I swear, my body has been having some serious cravings for vegetables and nutrients post-marathon. And I wanted something thick and creamy and full of satisfying and satiating ingredients. In the summer, I usually turn to smoothies for that fix…but as the temperatures drop, soups and stews are the perfect way to blend together your … More Sweet Potato Carrot Soup
As I begin to write this, my legs are still throbbing. And in case you’re wondering how badly – I just had groceries delivered from Amazon Prime Now so I didn’t have to walk around Whole Foods. I’m exhausted. I’ve been up 1-2 hours before my alarm the past four days. It’s been brutal and … More Marine Corps Marathon Recap
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Vegan, Paleo, Whole30 compliant baba ganoush … More Baba Ganoush Recipe (Paleo / Whole30)
Happy race season, runners! You know what that means – the runs are getting longer to prepare for those big races on the calendar. Especially for half and full marathons, the long run is the most important run of your training plan. And since endurance is your most important asset for ANY race distance (at … More Avoid These 5 Long Run Mistakes!