Category Archives: Fitness

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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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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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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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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Friday Five Linkup

Its time for the Friday Five link-up. Check out Mar, Cynthia and Courtney‘s blogs! They are the inspiration behind these weekly posts! 1) As I mentioned yesterday in my post about feet, the Nike Pegasus is my lucky shoe. 2) Picking out … Continue reading

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Weekly Workouts

Sunday-My Birthday WOD. Yes Sunday was my 23rd birthday. I’ll get to that in a bit. 1 tire flip, 400 meter run, 15 burpees, 2 tire flips, 400 meter run, 15 burpees…..10 tire flips, 400 meter run, 15 burpees. It … Continue reading

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Friday Five Linkup

I’m finally linking up with Mar, Cynthia and Courtney for the Friday Five! These inspirational running bloggers from DC have been posting themes every Friday and inviting fellow bloggers to linkup. This week’s theme: Favorite Races Kic It Olympic Distance Triathlon 1) … Continue reading

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Feeling Like You Are Going To Throw Up And Feeling Amazing At The Same Time

Sprinting is a funny thing. To Sprint: To exert to the fullest. Short term effects:Feeling like you are going to throw up and feeling amazing at the same time. Long term effects: Faster speed, stronger muscles, increased endurance. So I went to … Continue reading

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Breakneck Hike

On Sunday I went on an amazing hike with my cousin Hannah, her boyfriend Kevin and my friend Anthony. I highly recommend Breakneck Mountain in Cold Spring, NY to anyone looking for a beautiful and challenging hike.  I love hiking … Continue reading

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Missing My Mornings and Weekly Update

Waking up, running 8 miles, showering and making pancakes before the rest of the world wakes up. #dedication. #accomplished. #hardcore. #feelingawesomeaboutmyself Waking up, driving to CF, preforming 100 wall balls, 50 box jump burpees, 400 yard sprints, showering, driving home, … Continue reading

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