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Why You Need Deadlifts in Your Life ASAP

Working with runners I've heard every excuse in the books as to why they don't want to add strength training to their routine.  Let me count the excuses:  1.  Weights will make me bulky  2.  I'll be too sore to get a good run in tomorrow  3.  Lifting weights will make me become too tight...So… Continue reading Why You Need Deadlifts in Your Life ASAP

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Caution: Baby on Board

Ever worry that you're going to show up somewhere and just be completely and utterly judged?  Most of us have been there and it's not a great feeling.  That's exactly how I felt after I got dressed to run a local 5K at 28 weeks pregnant, but regardless I put on my pre-pregnancy running clothes… Continue reading Caution: Baby on Board

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Don’t Forget The Hip Flexors

So you just got done with your run and you do what you should do-you stretch. But the types of stretches you do matter. More often than not we bend over and touch our toes, and stretch our calves on our front steps before walking through the front door and heading straight to the kitchen… Continue reading Don’t Forget The Hip Flexors

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Healthy Enchilada Stir Fry

Getting dinner together after a day that consists of waking up at the crack of dawn to squeeze in a workout before a long day of work, and then navigating the Wild West of a commute home (hey, I live in New York) is a little challenging.  Especially when you want something besides grilled chicken, steamable veggies, and a microwaved potato. … Continue reading Healthy Enchilada Stir Fry

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Podcast Picks

This past summer while running some of my longer runs, I started noticing that the music I had been listening to just wasn’t doing it for me anymore. I was definitely one of those people that absolutely NEEDED ear buds and a good set from Soundcloud on each and every run-including races.  One day I… Continue reading Podcast Picks

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Bounce Back From the Holidays Motivation

If the thought of all those Christmas cookies you enjoyed is making you reluctant to get back on your grind for fear of not being where you were prior to the holiday season, then read on for some tips to get you back into your workout groove. Don’t be too hard on yourself The holidays… Continue reading Bounce Back From the Holidays Motivation