If I could use one word to describe my taper week pre-race it would be this: ANXIETY. And that general anxiety had me questioning if my goals for this race would pan out. My nutrition had changed in the weeks leading up to the race, I wasn’t sleeping well, I didn’t stick to my run … More Love Run Half Marathon Race Recap
I feel like all my races lately have been on the trails – in preparation for the Dirty German 50K of course! Uberendurancesports puts on a ton of great trail races in the PA area and the Naked Bavarian (part of the “Naked” Series of winter low-swag races) did not disappoint. So far, I’ve loved … More Naked Bavarian 20M Race Recap
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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
When I stepped away from this page, I thought not much would change besides the time I spent scrolling. 📱 I was getting lost in a sea of other instagrammers who were posting the same things as me, so what was the point?🤔 In the past three days, I’ve realized what I’ve been missing. It … More B E L I E V E 💫
It’s no secret: I love vegetables. And crispy, roasted vegetables (like these below) are my absolute favorite. I used to turn my oven on (nearly) daily, wait for it to preheat forever, and check my veggies constantly for 30-40 minutes to get the perfect bit of brown on the edges. Unfortunately sometimes, that never came. … More My Favorite Kitchen Tool
Why Whole30 If you want to check out my thoughts leading up to this blog post, click here to read. If you don’t that’s cool! tl;dr version: you do you when it comes to health. There are tons of ways you can be more well – choose what’s right for you in any given moment. Long … More Why Whole30
tl;dr: you do you! The longer version: To me, health means living in an overall optimal state of being. I think you can be healthy in some aspects of your life and not others. What’s important is that true health is never a competition – with the old you, with the person you want … More tl;dr: you do you.
I posted my blog a few weeks ago on why protein is not a miracle macronutrient. For SO long I had believed eating all the protein! was they key to weight loss, that those calories were somehow better, or the calories didn’t count because they would lead to gaining only muscle. When I started to … More Alternative Facts On Nutrition
Picture 1: February 2015 The girl on the left thought she was healthy. She had ran a half marathon just three months prior, she did high intensity exercise and cardio constantly, and thought she ate “healthy” because she ate a ton of vegetables all the time. I was in a fairly new relationship, going out … More #transformationtuesday