Inspirational running quotes

running quotes
Sometimes we all need a motivation boost before our runs, right? Before my long runs on the weekend I need them the most. Waking up early to have the road for yourself and run your 13 ++ miles needs that extra push some days. I rounded up the 10 best inspirational running quotes to help get you moving and keep you fueled through your next long run. Lace [...]
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5 Reasons Why I Run

Reasons for running
One of the most frequent questions I’m asked is, “Why do you run so much - What are your reasons for running?” I’m giving a quick answer like, “I just need to do it for my inner peace.” Most likely that confuses everybody even more and might confirm their suspicion that somebody who runs so much as I do must be crazy. I feel like [...]
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The NYC Marathon: less than 24 hours to go

less than 24 hours to go
Here I am! Less than 24 hours away from my biggest race ever. My first marathon. My home run. 26.2 in New York City. The city that has changed my life in the past 4 years. Let me share some final thoughts and emotions before my big day. I've been training for the NYC Marathon since July. Looking back when I wasn't sure if I [...]
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7 easy to follow Running Training Tips and Tricks

Running training tips
Run your best with my running training tips and tricks. Based on my experiences I would like to share my top 7 running training tips that will keep you running strong and healthy. Running requires a lot more than just an pair of running shoes and an open road. Here is what you need to know when it comes to running training. Running with a [...]
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5 benefits of running with a group

running with a group
This morning I had my very first running event in New York City. With a group of 30 runners we met at Central Park for a 5 mile loop through the hilly course of the city's most beautiful park. Runners from all fitness levels showed up. Absolute beginners, marathoners and the casual Sunday joggers. People say, that running with a group makes you a better [...]
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My Bad Workout Advice

Bad Workout Advice
Let's keep it real. It happens to all of us. Experiencing a bad workout / run is frustrating and sometimes irritating because most of the times it happens out of the blue. Of course it has happened to me before and I'm not going to lie: It's super annoying. But why do bad workouts happen to us and what should we do when we experience [...]
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7 Ways I Turned Into An Athlete

Looking back to my progress in running and weight lifting the past years I consider myself as an athlete today. First of all: there is not one person who can tell you if you are or are not an athlete. Athletes come in every shape and size and only you can control how you view yourself. No one gets to decide for you! I've done a [...]
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Real Talk: Running benefits

Running benefits
The benefits of running are pretty amazing. You've never been a huge fan of running? You should read this article and face the truth: Running is a all-rounder for your good health. These running benefits are about to change your mind. Lace up your running shoes and stalk taking advantage of the benefits running brings into your life. Running benefits: Why you should start today Running is [...]
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How to become a morning person

I get regularly asked about my morning routine and how I make time to work full time, prep my food, run my blog, coach clients and get my own workouts in. Well, it's all about excellent planning, scheduling and dedication. I'm a real morning person. Working out in the morning prepares me for the day. I know some of you guys struggle to get up [...]
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Mom on the move

I'm very sad to let you guys know that Marquita passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Quita was a valued member of the running community in New York City and across the world, a wife and mother, a teacher, a friend to so many of us. She will always be remembered and missed so much. Please follow the link to make a contribution to [...]
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