Category Archives: Training

Marathon Training – What’s Working and What’s Not

When I woke up this morning, I realized my first marathon is a little over 6 months away – yikes! I’ve been training for about two and a half months now and completed an 11 mile run last week. Over … Continue reading

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My marathon training secret weapons …

I’ve completed 7 weeks of marathon training!! Over the past few weeks I’ve discovered three “secret weapons” that have helped me stay motivated and healthy:

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Cherry and Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

Happy Friday! I’m linking up again this week with Annemarie from The Fit Foodie Mama, Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl, Farrah from Fairyburger and Montana from Pretty Lil Mudder to bring you healthy smoothie recipes! Please be sure to check … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Weeks 2 & 3 and Using Vega Sport Gels to #FuelYourBetter

I’m happy to report that I finished all of my workouts for weeks 2 and 3 of marathon training! Week 3 is the last week that I only run 3 days per week. Week 4 adds one more day of … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: I’d Love Your Nutrition Tips!!

About three weeks ago, I started training for my first marathon. A planner by nature, I spent a while researching training plans, drafting possible schedules and reading books, blogs and articles about running. Armed with knowledge and a training plan … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Begins … Yikes!

My marathon training begins this week. Part of me feels thrilled and can’t wait to start. The other part remembers how challenging the last third of my half marathon felt …

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