Brooklyn Half Race Strategy

Brooklyn Half Race Strategy

The Brooklyn Half Marathon takes you from Eastern Parkway to the finish line on the boardwalk at Coney Island. It’s an iconic 13.1-mile journey through the amazing borough of Brooklyn. The Popular Brooklyn Half is a fun race and a good one to pr since it’s just a bit hilly in the beginning and then entirely flat for […]

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P.volve workouts for runners

p.volve workouts

A few weeks ago I joined my first P.volve class in Manhattan and I’m excited to share that this week there will be my first event leading up to the Brooklyn Half Marathon with them at the P.volve studio.  Join me on 05/09 for a P.volve workout designed specifically by celebrity trainer and P.volve founder, Stephen […]

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Hemp Fusion: The best supplement for sleep and insomnia

HempFusion review

For quite a long time now I’ve been dealing with some serious sleeping issues that made me wake up multiple times during the night or wouldn’t let me fall asleep at all.  I know a lot of athletes struggle with getting enough sleep but aren’t really talking about it. The first answer when it comes […]

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How often should you run?

running frequency

Let’s discuss the running frequency! “Oh, you’re a runner. So you’re running every day?” – I’ve heard this question so many times that I cannot even remember how often it really was but it’s actually a common idea non-runners picture a runner. Heading outside every single day. No rest days. We don’t need breaks. We’re […]

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Energy supplements for running

energy supplements for running

Endurance athletes such as runners, swimmers or cyclist typically spend hours performing their sport. Whether it’s clocking down miles over miles in long-distance training, over 200 miles on a bike or swimming endless laps in the pool. With all these training sessions and extreme demands on our bodies both physically and mentally athletes should pay […]

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SunButter Cookies for Runners

SunButter Cookies for runners

Especially after finishing a long run, or a race, I treat myself with my favorite homemade SunButter cookies. SunButter has significantly more unsaturated fat, magnesium, and vitamin E than peanut butter and also double the amount of good fiber compared to its peanut-based counterpart. Today I want to share my favorite recipe where I’m using SunButter […]

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How to balance running and weightlifting

running-and-weightlifting plans

Finding a perfect balance between running and weightlifting is hard. Oftentimes it confuses runners because they assume both sports don’t work together. But how can you work on your endurance and build lean muscle mass at the same time without being sore all day? Balancing running and weightlifting is part of my routine for years […]

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Vitamins and Nutrients for Runners

Nutrition for runners

The market is full of vitamins for runners that are supposed to help us to stay healthy and injury free. When I first started to pay more attention to my nutrients as an athlete and also which vitamins are important for me this entire topic was a little overwhelming for me.  Our bodies require a […]

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NYC Half Marathon Course

NYC Half Marathon course

Since yesterday it is official: I will be running the NYC Half again in 2019. It is my favorite race here in New York. The NYC Half Marathon was completely redesigned in 2018 and again slightly changed in 2019. Take a look at the NYC Half Marathon course with me and find out about the […]

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NYC Half Course Strategy 2019

NYC Half Course Strategy 2019

Let’s get the NYC Half Course Strategy 2019 straight today. With the new course of the NYC Half Marathon in 2018 and a few changes in 2019, there comes a new strategy for the race. If you’re not familiar with the new course yet please read the article about the NYC Half 2019 course before […]

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