Archive of ‘Running’ category

Favorite Stretches for Preventing Injuries!

IT IS IMPORTANT TO STRETCH. Enough said? For most, it probably isn’t. It took a painful injury to fully convince me that 30 minutes of stretching each day is crucial in long-distance running. Here are the 4 most important stretches that cured me from a hip and knee injury: 1. Quadricep Stretch- bend your knee […]

New Game Plan

This past week, I had a great conversation with my friend who is an expert marathon runner. She gave me some awesome advice for half-marathon training and I ended up deciding to change my game plan. I am on a completely NEW training schedule. One that includes a LONG run (this week is a 10 miler!) once […]

Beach Camping Trip 2013

For the past few years, I have taken my kids to the beach for a week of camping with close friends and family. It is absolute heaven! We wake up to a beautiful sunrise and a morning run with the jogger stroller on the beach. The air is so fresh and easy to breathe. Then, […]

Now Go Run!

Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to get out there and run. I have been having problems the past few days with waking up at about 5 am, expecting my kids to need me, and they are sound asleep. It’s kinda awful. This morning, I felt totally no energy to run. Reading this NY […]