Meal Planning, Food logging, and Weight: Getting After It
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Meal Planning, Food logging, and Weight: Getting After It

Perhaps you’ve read Allie’s publication about her racing and relationship with her body and weight. I am so happy to see someone doing as well as she is – and looking so healthy and strong! 2:29 at NYC? Dang. You go, Allie! Jamie Cheever, a top US Steeplechase racer, followed up Allie’s post with fitting…

Motivation Monday – Protein!

Motivation Monday – Protein!

Most Americans consume a 12% protein diet and most body builders eat a 25% to 30% protein diet, per Paul McCarthy’s How Much Protein Do Athletes Really Need? Physician and Sports Medicine. SOOO – how much do runners actually need? Somewhere between 12-30% of total caloric intake? I’ll focus on endurance athletes in this post….

Updates – a Nutrition Page – and Motivation Monday!

Training has gone a little better since my last post, so that’s great! I did just two workouts written from Chris this week. We’re specifically taking it easy as I’m not ready to jump into anything defined yet, either physically or mentally. The first workout was a 7.5 miler with a progression HR build. I’ve…

Training Update

Training Update

Not much exciting happening around here, which is why I haven’t been writing much.  The last couple of weeks have just been base mileage with some fartlek work thrown in.  It’s actually been great.  I love “just running”, and it’s so nice not to have the pressure of hard workouts!  For whatever reason, fartleks are…