Without ever running a day in my life, I signed up for a half-marathon and the training for it. I pushed myself way beyond the limits that I thought I had, the ones I placed on myself. And the truth is, it wasn’t for me. I had 2 little ones watching me struggle, but keep[…]
Ever wonder what you should eat before and after a workout? If you plan on working out longer than 60 minutes, you should consider grabbing a snack to give you for some longer lasting fuel. And then after your workout, you want to think about foods that will help with muscle recovery. Here are a[…]
1/2 cup grilled chicken 1/2 Romaine lettuce 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1/2 black beans 1/8 avocado (chopped) 2 tbsp balsamic vinaigrette Toss all ingredients together and serve.
Meals The meals were easy to plan for and not boring. I was surprised how much I enjoyed the plain yogurt with blueberries and almond slivers. And the grilled chicken salad with avocado pieces were delicious! I did notice that with my marathon training, I was very sluggish in my runs[…]
When I got to family dinner last week, my cousin laughed and commented, “Welcome back from…. Where was it this time?”. I couldn’t help but smile because I really DO love traveling. I have a running joke with my friends that they only need to give me 20 min. and I’ll be packed and ready[…]