As many of our readers have probably noticed, our blog posts have been less frequent as of late, and I’m sure some of you are wondering why that is. The fact of the matter is, training for major events, like the Ironman (70.3 or 140.6), a marathon, ultra-marathons, or really anything over the half-marathon mark, can really take over your life! … Read More
I recently received a pair of Skora Fits, and wanted to give you an early look at them while I work on getting in enough mileage to write a full review. The Fit is the latest addition to the Skora line-up–it was introduced early this spring, and is priced at $94.95, making it the least expensive model Skora offers. My … Read More
Finding a pair of jeans that fits well is one of my least favorite things to do. Not only are my legs several inches longer than most people’s, but I have a generous helping of thigh and butt relative to my waist. This means that I am often forced to buy jeans that are an inch or two too large in … Read More
I’ve written a few times on this blog about my struggles with weight gain/loss. A few years ago, over the course of about 2 years, I gained a significant amount of weight. Before our wedding, I managed to lose about 25 pounds of it by counting calories and running and was very happy with my progress. That said, because I … Read More
While perusing the internet over the weekend, I stumbled upon a YouTube video explaining the differences between the sprinter and the marathoner. The video shared the differences between fast and slow twitch muscles while also explaining the way these differences affect your physical appearance and performance. As soon as the video came to an end, my head went straight to … Read More
It’s that time of year again and the sales are back on everything from TVs to turkeys. For all of you who are getting ready to run out at 8PM on Thanksgiving night or if you are going to pick up some of the sweet deals before Christmas, be sure to check out this list. We will be updating this … Read More
Out on my long run on a beautiful Sunday morning, I was shocked by how many other runners were sharing my run with me. This awesome infographic explains it all. Enjoy!
One of my favorite pastimes is watching movies. So, now that my racing season is over until the spring and the temperatures are starting to drop outside, I decided it would be a good time to enjoy some inspirational running movies and share my picks with you! I’ve already seen some of the movies I’ll share, but others I’ll be … Read More