When you think about difficult running weather, what comes to mind? Apparently for me it's Winter and Summer. I've written several posts on that subject. What I've never written about? Spring running tips! Spring may be lovely, but it roars in with its own set of challenges. I know, I know -- we're almost in … Continue reading 5 Spring Running Tips
Today's topic is are you a solo or group runner? The quick answer for me is both. I believe both have their pros and cons. The Group Run Nothing will get you out the door quicker for a run than knowing you are meeting other people. It always feels easier to run with other people … Continue reading Strength in numbers
Hopefully this is the blog post you will never need, but if you do, I hope it's helpful to you. Having stomach problems is never fun. You can either help or hinder your healing with the right foods. The BRAT Diet I got really familiar with this one last week -- luckily I already knew … Continue reading What to eat when you just can’t eat
From Fabletics While you know how much I love my Skirtsports, I understand: not everyone can afford them (although you should totally check them out during a sale, and I will try to alert you when there are sales!). I joined Fabletics many years ago. And for a while, I was pretty obsessed, I'll admit. … Continue reading Fabulous Last Minute Shopping
Now you've decided you want an Instant Pot (buy the 6 qt Duo Plus from Amazon here -- Affiliate link), you've bought it, it's sitting there on your counter . . . what will you do with it? First Things First First, per the instructions, you do the steam test. It's just a matter of … Continue reading Instant Pot: What Can You Do With It?
. . . before you make your decision to buy I am not an Instant Pot expert. Heck, I've had the thing less than a week. But since I got a lot of comments on it in my Weekly Wrap post (read it here), I thought I'd share what I do know about it. So … Continue reading Instant Pot: What You Need to Know . . .
I have done a lot of experimenting with alternative, home made fuel this training cycle. Today I am joining up with the Friday Five 2.0 from Fairytales & Fitness and Rachel @ Running on Happy to talk share with you five of my favorites -- and three of the books I got them from. Date Almond Bars An oldie … Continue reading 5 Foods fueling my runs
I'm Thinking Out Loud about 10 of my favorite kitchen gadgets. And the super moon. PRing at a race I meant to use as a training run. Little body niggles. Doesn't get much more random than that! Soooo Sleepy Was I the only one that had trouble sleeping the night of the super moon? I tossed and turned … Continue reading 10 Gifts for foodies: TOLT
I am not vegan; no, I'm not even vegetarian. Yet I often do eat vegan and vegetarian -- I also eat meat, cheese, and fish; but I try to limit the meat and cheese, as I don't consider them the healthiest options. I do eat a lot of eggs, but as I said, I like … Continue reading 5 hacks to replace eggs when baking
Last Friday I shared with you some favorite recipes from Ambitious Kitchen; this Friday is also favorites with the Friday Five from Cynthia from You Signed Up for What?, Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, and Mar from Mar on the Run. So I'm taking the easy way out and just sharing some favorites from the week! Cinnamon Roll … Continue reading 5 favorites this week