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Must Haves on any Running Playlist – Be Your Own DJ

Must Haves on any Running Playlist – Be Your Own DJ

As a child of the 80s, I know a thing or two about creating a killer music playlist. It was practically an adolescent rite of passage to record your favorite songs off the radio and hand the cassette tape to your secret crush. Millennials may want to Google what a...
My Favorite Running Gear – Neck Up

My Favorite Running Gear – Neck Up

Proper running gear is crucial all year ‘round, but it’s particularly important during the winter months when the days get shorter and it gets dark early. Thanks to the internet, the quantity and variety of running gear available is seemingly endless. For this...
O Pockets Where Art Thou?

O Pockets Where Art Thou?

Pockets are great for carrying the things you need on a run —keys, ID, cash, insurance card, maybe even your phone. But running with full pockets can be uncomfortable and irritating, and unless your pockets have a zipper, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll...
Unconventional NYC Workouts

Unconventional NYC Workouts

Is your regular workout is starting to feel stale? Do you feel like you’ve fallen into a fitness rut? Are you looking to add some variety to your fitness regime or just looking for something different to keep you motivated? Never fear, New York has quite a few...
Fuel Your Run

Fuel Your Run

Not many things kill your vibe when you’re out for a run like cramping or side stitches. To prevent this kind of physical discomfort, it’s essential that you fuel up before (and after) hitting the pavement or treadmill. What you eat, how much, and when will depend on...
Gear(ing) Up For A Great Run

Gear(ing) Up For A Great Run

Running is my favorite form of exercise, hands down. One of the reasons I love running so much is that it’s completely accessible. You don’t need to spend money on a gym membership or purchase a ton of expensive equipment – with a pair of sneakers you can...
Exercise Affects Your Mood

Exercise Affects Your Mood

Everyone knows that exercise helps you build muscle, lose weight, and improve your overall physical health. But did you know that it also has some incredible benefits for your mood and mental health? Studies show that regular exercise helps to curb anxiety and...
Working Fitness into the Work Day

Working Fitness into the Work Day

Everyone knows about the physical benefits of exercise: weight loss, lower blood pressure, stronger bones and muscles, the list goes on. What many people don’t know is that physical activity also improves your mental health and your mood. Want to have better focus...
Tips for Marathon Training

Tips for Marathon Training

Training to run 26.2 miles takes commitment and dedication. And while the road to race day may be long and hard, I promise you that the work you put in during your training will pay off in spades. Every runner’s training regimen varies based on their experience level,...