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!
Thanks to National Running Day a few months ago, I — along with many others — signed up for a FREE 5K/10K race in Philadelphia on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Despite the fact that it was free, it was put on extremely well and for a GREAT cause! The Global Energy Race, held internationally in … More Global Energy 10k Race Recap
I have been baking up a storm lately and wanted to (finally!) share one of the many recipes I’ve been making with you. I made the zucchini chocolate banana bread (the base of half of this recipe) earlier this week for my coworkers and they raved about it. You would think that adding zucchini would … More Zucchini Chocolate Banana Swirl Muffins
I realized today I have been cooking and meal prepping SO much lately, and forgetting to share these easy, delicious, nutritious recipes with all of you. So, I’m sorry. And here’s a REALLY good one to make up for it. Last week was very dreary, cloudy, and cooler… and definitely starting to feel like “fall”. … More Pumpkin Bison Chili
Feeling like you’re not a “real” runner yet? Many runners start running to shed some pounds (I was in this category!), gain fitness, reduce stress, or get healthier. If (also like me) you’ve gone above and beyond that “phase”, you may be looking towards performing in races and accomplishing bigger running-specific goals. Maybe you have … More Tips To Go From ‘Casual Runner’ To Successful Athlete