You had me at…ASICS

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

Cramps explained

Many of us have had cramps before. Not to be confused with side stitches. Even though side stitches pose similar symptoms they are not cramps. Side stitches are usually caused by improper breathing, or overstretching your diaphragm. Those can easily be taken care of my putting pressure on the side stitch while regulating your breathing. As far as what causes muscle cramps, it is debatable. … Continue reading Cramps explained

An ice wrap you don’t need to freeze?

I am sure you all know how much I use and trust ice therapy to repair and restore muscles, right? I believe cold therapy is one of the best forms to help ease pain and help repair any damage or strain from running. R.I.C.E (Rest Ice Compress Elevate) is the best for immediate treatment for not so serious injuries. It helps reduce swelling and the … Continue reading An ice wrap you don’t need to freeze?

Saying farewell to the year that I will NEVER forget

  2013 will be a year that I will never forget. So many great, sad, emotional events happened this year. I started 2013 off by running my first half marathon in honor of something that is so close and dear to my heart….ANIMALS. I still remember race day like it was yesterday, so nervous!!! I could barely sleep the night before, at the start line … Continue reading Saying farewell to the year that I will NEVER forget