Category: Fitness

NJ Marathon at Long Branch

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 I ran in the New Jersey Half Marathon at Long Branch. This was my second half marathon, and I’m proud to say I did significantly better than my last! My boyfriend, Chris, ran it too. This was his first time, and let it be known, he...

My Second Half Marathon Training

COUNTDOWN: 3 days until I run my second half marathon. Wow, where did time go!? I remember when Chris and I registered back in January and started training only a few weeks after that. We decided to start training earlier than we thought necessary, but now that the run...

6 Tips for Staying Fit During the Holidays

Brrrrrr! Today was frigid. Right down to the bone cold. After a weekend of no physical activity and lots of food, I was ready to get back to the gym. But as much as I tried, I couldn’t bring myself to walk to the campus gym. That meant about 10...

Half Marathon Aftermath

As I debated whether or not I should take a nap or go to the gym today, I thought to myself, “Self, did you ever blog about how you’re half marathon went? And how sore you were? And how your legs felt like they were going to collapse from...

Training for My First Half Marathon!

Three weeks and two days and counting! Until the half marathon, that is. If you haven’t read my post about this half marathon, I advise you do so before reading this one. With this run approaching quickly, I wanted to post an update on my training (which I probably should have been...