Why Massage is so Important for Athletes (plus a Deep Recovery Massage Track Giveaway)

Why Massage is so Important for Athletes (plus a Deep Recovery Massage Track Giveaway)

When you work out, it's not the exercises, or the weights, or the effort that makes you stronger. In fact, what you're doing when you're strength training, or going on a long run, is breaking your muscles down. You're causing micro tears in your muscle fibers. Sounds awful, right? Well, the good news is that it's when you're resting after your … [Continue reading]

High Five Friday

- great photos, links and read from the week

It's been a  long time since I wrote a High Five Friday post (it's Angela's brainchild, I just borrow it). So here's a chance for you to catch up a little on what I've been up to recently and for me to share some link love.  FIVE FROM INSTAGRAM (you can follow me here if we aren't already connected!) Gorgeous sunset over Lake … [Continue reading]

Run It – How to Stay Sane on the Treadmill

Hydration tips and tricks for runners - from running coaches and bloggers. These experienced runners share their best hydration tips for runners so you can run comfortably all summer long.

Welcome to another installment of your new favorite series for runners, Run It! Full of tips and advice from coaches and runners including Laura, Sarah, Nellie, Angela, Allie and me, every month you get not one but 6 great workouts or articles on a topic.  (Last year we brought you 12 months of fantastic workouts for runners - you can … [Continue reading]

Looking for the Magic Bullet – Magazines and Weight Loss

Looking for the Magic Bullet - Magazines and Weight Loss

Recently, I got invited (okay, I invited myself, but I was accepted!) to a Facebook group called Women Prioritizing Fitness. I was looking for some accountability and also just to connect with a community of women fitting in their workouts around life, kids, career, etc. It's been a great source of motivation for me  - Nellie from Brooklyn … [Continue reading]

7 Dream Destination Races Around the World

7 Dream Destination Races Around the World

The joy was in the act of running and in the journey, not in the destination. - John Bingham Running, like travel, is often more about the process, the journey, than crossing the finish line, or getting to the place to which you're traveling. I've been fortunate to run many races and travel to many places in my life. What better way to combine two … [Continue reading]

A Week in New York City in Photos

A Week in New York City in Photos

What a wonderful, emotional, nostalgic, much-needed week in NYC. I saw and did so much more (and so much less) than I planned. It felt like home again and it felt like a foreign place, all at the same time. I laughed, ate, cried, ran, drank, walked (and walked and walked), reminisced and explored. The city also happened to have the craziest weather … [Continue reading]

New York, New York!

New York, New York!

New York, New York.  I haven't been back to the city since moving to Vermont from Brooklyn nearly a year and a half ago. But that's changing today, when I hop on a plane and make a quick visit to my old home! I'm so excited to catch up with friends, as well as experience all the things I've been missing about NYC. My dear friend … [Continue reading]

9 Fitness Charities to Inspire You

9 Fitness Charities to Inspire Giving

Giving to charity makes you feel good. And like I mentioned in my post of ways to reduce stress in your life, it's hard to succumb to tension and stress when you're feeling good. There are a TON of charities worthy of your donations, of course, so where do you even start? You can't go wrong donating (or volunteering if you're able) with a … [Continue reading]

20 Ways You Can Reduce Stress in Your Life Right Now

20 Ways You Can Reduce Stress in Your Life Right Now

We are all faced with stressful situations in our lives. Whether it's big stress, small stress good stress, bad stress, seemingly never-ending stress, personal stress, political stress, when we're in it, it can feel overwhelming. What helps when you're feeling like you're drowning in a situation outside of your control is to take action. It could … [Continue reading]

What Are Probiotics? And Why Do You Need Them?

What are probiotics? And why do you need them? The Rungry Health Coach shares all the details you need - especially runners and athletes - on incorporating probiotics in your diet.

I don't know about you guys, but the limit of my knowledge about probiotics was that they're definitely in yogurt, they're good for your gut and...well that was about it, really! Luckily, The Rungry Health Coach, aka Beth Roessner, is joining us again for a more comprehensive rundown of what probiotics are, what they do for your body, and why … [Continue reading]