I bet you’re all anxious to read about my latest travels to South East Asia but that will come in a series over the next couple of weeks. First, I need to review the biggest half marathon I’ve ever participated in yesterday, The Fitbit Semi de Paris Marathon. I signed up for this half marathon […]Read More Fitbit Semi de Paris Marathon: Race Review
Last week, my FitBit Semi de Paris half marathon training program required a 10km race. I could not find a local one, but did find a 13.6km race this past Sunday only 15 minutes away. The price was right (9€) along with the location, so I said close enough and signed up. It took me […]Read More 13.6km Race Recap, wait what?!
I’ve read hundreds of articles and blogs on ways to become a faster runner. While most include practical information on performing flexibility exercises, hill repeats, intervals and strides, I’ve come to realize these tips help no one if you’re doing things to negate the process. I have to be the first to admit, I never […]Read More 5 Things to Avoid if You Want to Run Faster
If you’re anything like me, I’m a terrible procrastinator for gift giving. Relying on gift guides have saved me a few times in the past and I’m hoping I can share some of my favorites and save you some angst going into this holiday season. Here are a few of my recommendations for the runner, […]Read More Holiday Gift Guide for Runners, Fitness Buffs or the Wannabe in your Life
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been selected to be part of #TeamBoa. If you aren’t aware, The Boa System has branched into the running world to combine their innovative technology with top brand shoes to enhance your running experience. Best known in the cycling world with over 16 years experience and used by over […]Read More The Boa System: Fit to go Further
On September 24, 2017 I ran and surpassed my finish expectations for my tenth full marathon by completing the 44th BMW Berlin Marathon in 4:19:58. My marathon “career”, hobby, passion, self torture began in 2006. Here’s a running list (while mind you there have been dozens of half marathons, 10km, mud runs, and fun […]Read More How It Feels to Run My Tenth Marathon (and the 44th BMW Berlin Marathon Review)
*Let me preface that I am not a nutritionist. I’m new to educating myself on what I’m putting into my body. My trial with the ketogenic meal plan is a self experiment on my energy levels while training for a marathon. About six months ago, I met another American here in France. While I was […]Read More Following a Keto-ish meal plan as a Runner