For those that don’t know, I ran in the 40th Anniversary of the Chicago Marathon this year this past Sunday. (woo hoo I have been a runner my whole life (See post here on my running background!) and this was not my first marathon. Typically, I am well trained...Read More: Life Lessons from the Chicago Marathon!
Well the time has begun for all those training for fall marathons (especially Chicago Marathon on October 8th) to be beginning their taper. Here are some nutrition tips for your taper and marathon! Taper Nutrition: – Pack in those antioxidants! Often times once your training load decreases, your immune...Read More: Nutrition for the Marathon… Taper and pre race nutrition!
From time to time, health and fitness companies send me products to demo, review, giveaway etc. Sometimes, these products are GREAT and some are a miss. But below are some items that I HIGHLY recommend to my readers and clients! Here we go!! 1. Jabra Elite Earbuds. These ear...Read More: Great new running and health products- A Review!
It’s that time of year again. Families far and near are shuffling kids, moms, dads, aunts, uncles and grannies into the car for the illustrious family road trip vacation. But when your vacay – and your family – crams into one car, it’s hard to find something portable that...Read More: REVVED UP ROADTRIPS: 5 Tips to Eating Healthy on the Road
You get to hang out with my super smiley, bubbly personality. Every. Single. Week. For 5 weeks straight!! Not sold yet? Read on. You get a FREE beer AFTER you are done running. Every week! How great is that? You win free stuff. Well, if your raffle ticket is...Read More: Top 9 Reasons to Join Run to the Pub!
There is no better time to focus on increasing your water intake than summer time! Did you know???? According to studies from the CDC, (from 2005-2010), U.S. youth drank an average of ONLY 15 ounces of water and U.S. adults drank an average of ONLY 39 ounces of water on a...Read More: Get your drink on.. with water that is! Recommended water bottles and trackers inside!
Hey did you know tomorrow, Wednesday June 7th is Global Running Day? Where will you be running?!? Run to the Pub will be hosting a FREE run at Coach’s Corner on Wednesday June 7th starting at 6:30pm. (Check in between 6-6:25pm). And because we are Run to the Pub,...Read More: #GlobalRunningDay.. Come join our free fun run on June 7th and enter the Nathan Sports Giveaway!
Have a mom in your life you want to buy for this Mother’s Day? Looking for some ideas besides flowers and chocolate? Check out these items for the fit mom in your life! (Check out my fit mom first…. She ran a half marathon last weekend in Palos! Mom...Read More: Healthy Mothers Day gifts!
Wondering what you can do to minimize your impact on Mother Earth? Look no further! These are (in my opinion) easy ways you can start to reduce, reuse and recycle more often. 1. Make a grocery list and go shopping. Weekly! (Bring your reusable bags or opt for paper...Read More: Celebrate Earth Day.. Tips to Minimize YOUR Impact!
Did you know today is National Grilled Cheese day? Who knew?! Almost everyone can think back to their childhood or times with their children, and remember eating a grilled cheese. The two warm slices of bread and cheese oozing out from the middle. You can now make a grown-up...Read More: Happy Grilled Cheese Day! Tips to lighten up your samwich