Category: fitness trends

Running On Your Period? 3 Takeaways for Balancing Your Menstrual Cycle with Your Marathon Preparation

There’s limited research surrounding the topic of female marathon performance and menstruation. However, there is evidence to suggest that running on your period may actually improve your performance.

Why I Have Two Instagram Accounts

I was in Las Vegas recently for the Rock n Roll Half Marathon (blog post about it TK, I promise!) and, as per usual, had bitten off more than I could chew. Not only was I slated to run a half marathon on Sunday afternoon, but I had agreed to document my experience for Elite

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Pushing for a PR Sabotaged Me. Here’s How Embracing Failure Led to Better Results

My friend Erin and I have a set of rituals for our weekly early morning runs. It involves multiple 5 a.m. alarms, a quick accountability text, a subway commute that always seems to get delayed, and sometimes, a twinge of regret (why do we torture ourselves so early?!). Once we’re finally ready to run, the excuses begin:

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Running On a Budget: goodr Sunglasses Review

I recently (just about a month ago) relocated to the sunny suburb of Berkeley, California. I’m here to take classes at the University of California Berkeley (UCB) Extension School as I take the pre-requisite classes necessary to apply to physical therapy school. This decision did not come without a huge amount of tedious (and agonizing)

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Race Review: Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon

As most of you know, I’ve been training for the Boston Marathon coming up on April 16. It’s the first time I’ve taken my marathon training seriously in a long time, and it’s been quite a haul. Luckily, I have been working with a great coach, Christopher Baker. Even though I’m a run coach and

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Negative Splits Volume 3.0

Hey everyone! I haven’t exactly been on my game when it comes to sending you updates, and I apologize. Between general life and marathon training, I’ve been busier than expected. What motivated me to start again was spectating at the United NYC Half this weekend. It’s always so inspiring to see runners of all ages

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