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20 Miles & Mental Preparation for the Marathon

October 20, 2014
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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Last weekend was my longest long run during my training for the TCS NYC Marathon.  That 20 miler haunted me for most of my training.   As much as I wanted to look forward to it and be excited about it, […]

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Giving Back

October 6, 2014
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Inspired by Erin’s post (with the exact same title – thanks for the inspo Erin!), today I’m talking about how I use my time and talent for giving back.  I’m fortunate enough to have everything I need. Living in this huge city, I’m reminded every single day I step outside that there are countless others who don’t. […]

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Apple Picking in New Jersey

October 2, 2014
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Living in New York City, for some, can be draining. More and more I’m feeling the need to get out of the city for extended periods of time: overnights, weekends, weeks, months (!!!) …  you get the picture. Where I once turned up my nose at an invitation to go to New Jersey, Long Island […]

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18 Miles + Marathon Hydration Tips

September 30, 2014
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  Remember my glorious 15 mile run?  I went into last weekend’s 18 miler optimistic that it would be just as glorious. I mean, what’s 3 more miles, right?  Well, it wasn’t great.  The good news is that I wouldn’t say it was bad, but on a scale of great to bad, it was hovering […]

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Shop Out New York with Reebok

September 26, 2014
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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.   Last weekend, Reebok partnered with Lady Foot Locker SoHo for Lucky Magazine’s Shop Out New York. The two-day event included in-store styling session with Lucky bloggers Naty Michele of A Love Affair with Fashion and Jessica Tran of Jess Loves Fred, complimentary […]

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15 Miles + Marathon Fueling Tips

September 25, 2014
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  If you’re a regular here, you know that I’m training for the TCS New York City Marathon.  (Yes, that’s me looking like a post-long run mess in the picture) … Training for this started slower than I would have liked while I was also training for the Norwalk Triathlon. Following the tri I could finally […]

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Stuffed Delicata Squash + Healthy Aging Tips

September 12, 2014
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With another birthday on the horizon, I’m reminded that as I get older, my health is even more important. I wish I could say that I’ve fully embraced my thirties but truthfully, I’m self conscious about aging. I often find myself wishing I didn’t have to get older and thinking about everything I took for granted […]

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Marathon Training Essentials

September 11, 2014
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I’ve been training for my second New York City Marathon and while training has had its ups and downs, training with my fiancé, David, has made the whole experience more enjoyable. I’m less is more when it comes to running and marathoning but there happen to be just a few marathon training essentials that have saved […]

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How to Prepare Beans

September 7, 2014
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Beans seriously don’t stand a chance. When I bring up beans during my coaching sessions with clients, I get silence and blank stares. Either they’re too boring, they don’t digest well or clients simply don’t know how to prepare beans. Now with the latest Paleo craze, beans are suddenly on the “do not eat” lists of […]

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