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Friday Five – Where I’m Looking Forward to Running this Summer

Running during the summer is far from easy, and I was very much reminded of that this past week.  On Monday, I had to cut my training run short because of the heat.  My body had a very difficult time … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Tips for Training While on Vacation

Today’s Friday Five theme is working out while on vacation.  While many people look forward to relaxing while on vacation, this does not mean that you have to keep yourself from being active.  In fact, being on vacation is a … Continue reading

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How I’m Staying Motivated to Train During the Summer

Two weeks ago I shared tips for summer training.  No matter how many things you do in order to make training during the summer more bearable, even the best athletes find it difficult to stay motivated to train during the … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Tips for Summer Running

Happy hot and humid Friday!  The height of heat and humidity has hit the DC area, as mid-week we started to see “feels like” temperatures reach triple digits by mid-day.  Add high humidity to that, and its been quite unbearable … Continue reading

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Tips for a Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Disclosure: I am not a doctor, and if you are pregnant you should follow the advice of your own physician.  The tips below are what worked for me and what were supported by my own doctor. One of the many … Continue reading

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Lessons I’ve Learned from Training While Pregnant

Its been no secret that one of my big goals while pregnant has been to remain as active as possible.  I’ve trained for and completed a number of races while pregnant, my two biggest accomplishments being running Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

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Tips for Being Race Day Ready

Now that the fall racing season is upon us, many runners are worried about doing everything necessary in order to make sure that we’re ready for the start line.  Aside from putting forth your best effort with your training, what else can … Continue reading

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Friday Five – 5 Tips for Running While Pregnant

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is “Running Tips” so I thought this would be the perfect time to share some of the changes that I’ve made to my running since becoming pregnant.  Hopefully these tips will … Continue reading

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Tips for Summer Running

Even though summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st, I think its safe to say that summer is definitely here.  Most of us across the country are facing high heat and humidity, which requires an entirely different approach for running … Continue reading

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What Worked During My Last Half Marathon Training…And What I Hope Will Work Again

Life is all about trial and error.  I learned quite a bit while training for my first half marathon, and I learned even more about myself as a runner as I trained for my fourth half marathon.  I spent a … Continue reading

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