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Friday Five: Run a Strong First Race of the Year

March 17, 2017 at 6:53 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The topic this week is “Spring Fitness.” Since it snowed in Chicago and NYC this week, I am going to go off topic! Despite running road races for over 20 years, I still get nervous for my first race(s) of the year. So here are…

So Much More to See At Expo West – Day 2

March 14, 2017 at 6:11 am

After a jam packed Friday at Expo West, I barely scratched the surface of the show. I spent Friday night (with my feet elevated) making a detailed plan of attack. I wanted to check out all of the “Hot Products” exhibits at the Marriott and Hilton because they closed on Saturday. Elizabeth invited me to a 5K fun run with Nuun and Health Warrior. She told…

5 Reasons to Support my NYC 1/2 for Alexandra’s Playground

March 10, 2017 at 9:06 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. I’m going off topic to tell you about one of my fave causes and fave races. Every year, I run the NYC Half with Alexandra’s Playground. I’m going to tell you why and how you can support me if you’d like. (Hint – there is…

Tried It Tuesday: The RunBud by Volume Maker

March 7, 2017 at 6:59 pm

I “met” Volume Maker on Instagram. I followed them after checking out a giveaway. The wireless RunBud headphones caught my interest. They are tiny and I wondered how well they worked. I sent Volume Maker a message and they sent me a pair to try out! (Plus, they offered a discount code for my readers, so read on.) Volume Maker calls the RunBud “a superior…

Friday Five: 5 Fave Running Hacks

March 3, 2017 at 6:10 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. This week’s topic is “Running Hacks.” What’s a running hack? Well, it’s like a life hack for running. It’s basically a tip to make running easier every time you lace up. My 5 Fave Running “Hacks” for Happier and Stronger Running 1. Find a Buddy…

Love The Body You’re In – Embrace (Yourself)

February 26, 2017 at 8:19 am

As a runner, I’ve had plenty of scrutiny on my body. When I was in high school, an off-handed comment made by a track coach led to decades of disorder eating and poor body image. What was it? I placed very well in a cross country meet and another coach said “she’s kind of big for a runner.” My coach responded “she beat everyone on…

Grab a Cup for the February Ultimate Coffee Date!

February 5, 2017 at 8:15 am

Welcome to the second Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. One month down already – and now it’s February. I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I would tell you. So grab a cup , “listen” and then…