Boston’s Run to Remember Training Update

I almost laughed out loud when I wrote the title of this post. Why? Well there’s a reason I haven’t been sharing my training for my first half marathon of the season, Boston’s Run to Remember, which is now less than two weeks away. That’s because the training has been pretty much non-existent. I’ve had some serious issues getting my momentum and consistency going. I had a couple of good weeks but then something work or school or travel related has come up and has totally taken over. Or I get lazy, or a combination. Basically I want you to know that no matter how many years you’ve been running, this isn’t a cake walk. It takes hard work and butt-kicking and consistency and if you’re having a hard time getting into your groove, know that I’m right there with you.

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Recipe-Testing the Runner’s World Cookbook

Last week I came to the realization that even though I pre-ordered the Runner’s World Cookbook a while back, and drooled over almost every single page, I’ve actually made NOTHING from it. What’s wrong with me?! Not only is the Runner’s World Cookbook filled with delicious runner-friendly recipes approved by Runner’s World cooking specialists, each recipe is categorized for an active lifestyle. There are recipes for pre-run, recovery, low-calorie, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan, and quick meals so it’s easy to find exactly the type of meal you’re looking for! Continue reading

Let’s Talk Smoothies

I loooooooove a good smoothie. How can you not love something that has so much healthy deliciousness in one cup! I’ll make a smoothie any time of day, I don’t know about you, but after a workout I’m especially craving something quick, cold, and drinkable – a smoothie is perfect. I thought I’d share some of my favorite smoothies with you today, these guys are in permanent rotation in my kitchen.
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