My favorite recipes this week

honey-garlic-eggplant-5w-150x150Cruising around my favorite blogs finding new recipes to try is one of my favorite things to do.  There are so many awesome, free recipes out there!  I know I like it when the blogs I read share recipes they’ve tried and loved–it gives me new ideas for my meals for the week.  So, here’s some of my favorite new meals I’ve made recently! Continue reading

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Why I do Crossfit as a Marathoner

deadliftA year and a half ago, I had an IT band injury that kept me from running and marathon training for over a month. I was going stir crazy, but even worse than that, no matter how long I rested, I couldn’t kick my IT band pain.

Desperate for a way to get active again that didn’t involve swimming any more awful laps in the pool, I skeptically decided to try out a Crossfit gym. I’d heard the rumors that runners perpetuate: Crossfit is dangerous. Crossfit will make you bulk up. Crossfit will make you slower! Continue reading