Loosening my legs up with some easy miles and then refueling with green juice are both a part of my Sunday recovery routine. Ever since I bought a juicer 6 months ago I’ve been loving fresh juices as a yummy and easy way to get some post run nutrients.
I pack more for a marathon than I do for a vacation. Some girls fill their suitcases with heels, but I’m more about racing flats and energy gels. Packing every. single. thing. I may need takes some stress out of race day. Continue reading
Race day started out with a 4am cinnamon raisin English muffin, PB, a banana, and some Powerade. Breakfast of champions, I’m telling ya. I put on my lucky purple shorts, braided my hair back, and was ready to go. Continue reading
Now that my mileage is dropping and I’ve got a bit of time on my hands, I’ve started to realize all of the weird things I do when I’m tapering. Is it just me? Do you have any weird tapering habits? Here’s my top 5… Continue reading
It’s officially Taper Time! This past week I cut back my mileage to about 60% of my normal weekly miles and lightened up my weights at crossfit. Next week I’ll take off from the gym and just run. I also worked in strides on both of my easy days to keep my legs feeling sharp. Continue reading