Author Archives: Keren

About Keren

I'm Keren, a 25 year old personal trainer, living in Urban Connecticut. Disclaimer I am not a registered dietitian nor do I have certifications for everything I share. My recommendations are based mostly on my opinion from personal experience.

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A Good Coach Changes the Sport

Last summer there were a few people in my karate circle encouraging me to join them in an early autumn marathon. I toyed with the idea for a little as I gathered advice from multiple sources. 99.9% of the feedback … Continue reading

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Understanding Symbols of a Runner

The other day I came across a blog post titled  Why We All Hate Your 13.1 Stickers. “It’s amazing how three numbers and a decimal point can single-handedly turn someone into a big, arrogant butthole.” -Bryan Voughn Though immensely lacking in sophistication and … Continue reading

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Easy, Cheesy Broccoli Soup

It was another rainy day this past Monday. Seems to be a trend this week. So how do you make the most of a rainy autumn day while recovering from a marathon? Make some soup of course. Ingredients 3 big stalks of … Continue reading

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Marathon Recap

I had a lot of unrestful nights leading up to my marathon. I had dreams of everything going wrong, from oversleeping to becoming completely immobile at mile 13. Then I had a dream where I crossed the finish line and cried … Continue reading

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Almost Marathon Time

I took a little hiatus from blogging without a good excuse. But lets focus on the present. I am back in time to share some very exciting things in the horizon. First and for most. This is the weekend we … Continue reading

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IMPACT 9/22

My IMPACT class is going to hate me tonight. Mwahahaha Inspired by today’s Crossfit WOD at Carozza Fitness Keith’s “Filthy fifty” 50 box-jumps @24″ 50 jumping pull ups 50 1-pood kettlebell swings 50 step walking lunge 50 knees to elbows … Continue reading

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Updates and Weekly Workouts

After Sunday’s 20.5 miler I decided to give myself a recovery day. Monday I wore my compression socks to work and iced my knees between sessions. By Tuesday I was feeling okay. I had singed up for an aerial yoga … Continue reading

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Taking Time to Smell the Flowers

So I’ve spent my last several blogging hours sandwiched between a homeless excessive nose-picker and a gigantic tattooed man watching violent YouTube videos. Don’t worry, these are not my new friends. Unless library computer cubical neighbors qualify as friends. Lets back up … Continue reading

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20.5 mile run

I did a 20 (.5) miler this past weekend. Once you get into these big numbers those halves dont really count for much. What I learned: Clifgels are the best Wear sunscreen I am (maybe) not totally screwed for this … Continue reading

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