I'm an overly-organized Type A+ person who lives and dies by calendars and to-do lists. I love planners, and I have strong feelings about them. Here's the thing: my calendar is unabashedly digital. That won't change. My to do lists are both; my Reminders app currently has 10 different lists (more on that system later)... Continue Reading →
Is that a pun headline? You bet it is. Introducing a series of posts from a Type A+ girl with some unexpected time on her hands.
Hoping to add more, but I have a few Pilates videos on YouTube already. Click here if you're looking for home workouts: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN8fAkIqZFKcC4sQRjVMqkA.
Want a strong, toned, and functional core? Pilates is a great way to start. This low-impact workout combines flexibility, strength, and endurance in exercises that can be done either on a mat or using a reformer in class. No matter what kind of Pilates you're doing, core strength is the main focus; you'll flow in... Continue Reading →
“Get more sleep.” An often-lauded recommendation to improve not just your running but your entire life, and it sounds SO SIMPLE except … how? And how much? And, um, can we go back to how? I’ve concluded that I cannot, in fact, add an extra couple hours to my day just for sleeping. And there... Continue Reading →
Hi and happy almost-2020! I know, it's been a while. I have good intentions of posting more in the upcoming year, but in the meantime, I've created a discounts page that will stay linked at the top of my site. If you have any issues or questions about any of the products, shoot me a... Continue Reading →
Crisp air, cooler temps … it finally feels like marathon season! The Chicago Marathon is October 13 and more than 40,000 runners will wind through 29 Windy City neighborhoods led by some of America’s top female marathoners. The elite women’s field features five women with PRs under 2:25, led by 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and... Continue Reading →
So you woke up Tuesday morning, logged on to social media and thought, “What is an Al Sal?” Dear reader, an Al Sal is a mythical beast, much like a Chiron, that is known for having superlative abilities to train running demigods but—allegedly—way, way, way less noble. Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar has been part... Continue Reading →
After a training log hiatus, I’m going to jump back in this season. Hopefully, anyway. Starting with a pretty light log of the two three weeks post-Grandma’s Marathon. The irony is real, guys. I wrote two weeks of logs last Saturday and then was going to post on Sunday after I worked out … and then never... Continue Reading →