When you think about running, you imagine a beautiful trail, comfortably paved roads, some tall trees to add some shade….sounds perfect right? So what do you do on the days that the rain storm outside looks like a monsoon? Or its so cold outside your hands freeze going to get the mail?….You hit the treadmill!!! I do love a good run in the rain…there is … Continue reading Beat the treadmill blues
Most of us are in the middle of training for a 5K, half, or a full marathon. We are all trying to better our health and stay active. At times, training can get hard and the goal might seem further away than it is. It is totally up to us on how we handle it. Just remember that you are strong enough to do anything … Continue reading Find a way, not an excuse.
Last week was the first week in a while that I stopped going to physical therapy. It seemed that each time I went, it was doing more harm than good. I am aware that I am very unique and simple, traditional forms of therapy won’t work. Unfortunately, after much discussion, it seemed best that I no longer go. Every time I went, I ended up … Continue reading It’s just the beginning..
Now that we are right smack in full on Summer weather, running can be difficult. The hot weather makes it a little tougher on the body, mind, and training. So what happens when you run, you sweat. What happens when you run during the hot days? You sweat so much you feel like you went swimming! Well, its time to talk about hydration and its … Continue reading Hydration for runners
The Summer is upon us and man is it cranky! At least here in Florida, its making it’s presence known! Here in Orlando, we have hit record-breaking heat, making it nearly impossible to be outside. It also doesn’t help that we are getting storm moments with lots of lighting and lots of humidity. I promise you that walking outside from being in a cool house … Continue reading Summer running with heat and humidity
Ask and you shall receive! I told you all I was working on something special for you all! I got many emails and comments about what Vega Sport is and how it helps and discount codes and my oh my. For those that aren’t aware, Vega Sport is a clean, plant-based, natural, three-stage nutrition System. It was made specifically to help athletes perform at their best—before, during, … Continue reading Powered by Vega Sport
It’s time to talk shoes! Yes I love a good pair of running shoes. More specifically, ASICS. Which reminds me of the latest nickname you have come up with for me, the ASICS runner <3. And I truly appreciated you all lacing up your ASICS for me when I was in the hospital. It was a touching way to show your support for me and … Continue reading You had me at…ASICS
So National Running Day is coming to an end but, we make use of it! We spent most of the day…RUNNING! In the morning, Alpha and I hit up the park that is near our house. We ran a bit and got too hot so we went on the trails to take advantage of the shades the trees were so generously offering. Afterwards, we met … Continue reading National Running Day with Track Shack
HAPPY NATIONAL RUNNING DAY!! So glad that runningday.org started this in 2009. Finally, a day where runners from across the world can celebrate running. We all enjoy running and feel very proud to be a runner right? So why not give us a day where we can officially drive all the non runners crazy!?!? There are TONS of giveaways going on just for today, especially ASICS shoes giveaway on … Continue reading National Running Day 2015
Since I last wrote, last week, a few things have changed. I was put on a strict medication routine that I wasn’t too happy about at first. The medicines make me drowsy and sleepy. So the first few days on the medicines all I did was sleep. Had trouble sleeping at night though because the pain would kick in. I still spent a lot of … Continue reading I can, I will.