Hopefully I'll be back to running soon but until then, another swim workout to start the week! TOTAL: 2,500 YARDS Feel free to cut down on distance and adjust the times as needed! Warm Up 1 x 300 Free 4 x 50 Kick (Streamline on back) @ 1:20 4 x 25 IM (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, … Continue reading Swim: Freestyle/Backstroke Work
After four weeks of not running, I'm starting to the get in the groove of other activities that will help me to maintain my fitness level. Of these other activities, my favorite has been swimming though I may be a little biased since I used to swim competitively and teach swim lessons. TOTAL: 2,200 YARDS … Continue reading Swim: Descending Pull Set
It's official. I am starting the new year with an injury. It can only go up from here, right? Don't get me wrong, I absolutely hate being injured and not being able to run. Yet I also love how being injured forces me to hit a reset button and focus on cross-training. When it comes … Continue reading Elliptical Workouts for Injured Runners
This past year was crazy to say the least. We moved back across the country to California. Cade proposed at the San Francisco Marathon where I also reached my sub 4 hour marathon goal - did I mention it was the best weekend ever? And then we bought our first home in October! The past … Continue reading 2017 Recap // 2018 Goals
A strong core can help you become a stronger runner. It is time to change up your current ab exercise routine.
Stoked to be a part of the Represent Running ambassador crew for a second year! And with that, I have two very big announcements to make. San Jose 408K Mark your calendars - Sunday, March 4, 2018. The 7th annual San Jose 408k Race to the Row is back and you can choose to run … Continue reading Races to Run, Discounts to Share
What: Berkeley Half Marathon When: November 19, 2017 Where: Berkeley, CA Distance: Half marathon Bib Pickup Runners were given the option to either pick up bibs in person or pay a small fee to receive bibs in the mail. I chose to go to the expo but would definitely recommend paying for the mail option … Continue reading Race Review: Berkeley Half Marathon
The holidays are coming and it's time to start thinking about what to get that special runner in your life. Here are 10 unique gifts for runners this season.
Prepping for a race? Check out the 72-hour countdown before a half marathon.
So you want to start running but you don't know where to start when it comes to running shoes? I'll give you a tip, do not purchase the cheapest pair that you can find online.