Tag: running

Life Lessons: Embrace Your Inner Child

Work hard, laugh harder. We all want to be happy. Have you ever watched children playing? Hear the sounds of their infectious laughter, high pitched giggles that make their seemingly permanent smiles contagious? Today I woke up happy. I woke up early with one thought on my mind: running. I find myself thinking about going

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Life Lessons: “Is It The End of the World?”

Yesterday’s workout made be feel so strong. This made me think about what makes us weak. After work last night, I hit the gym working out primarily my triceps, a little bicep action, and lower abs. To be honest, I wasn’t that thrilled about running on the treadmill, but stretched and started my sweat sess.

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National Running Day NYC

Today might just be a runner’s favorite holiday—National Running Day! While die hard runners do not need a day to give life to their running spirit, having a day dedicated to running allows runners to appreciate the sport. Not to mention the motivation runners will have to day to lace up and enjoy their favorite

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Running Towards Goals

I read on Twitter (follow me @newschixOxO or @nylifesupply) that it was exactly six months until Thanksgiving yesterday. Time really does fly. But it’s it ironic how six months ago and six months ahead can feel like an eternity and a blink of an eye? In my perspective, six months is enough time to achieve

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My Road to the Big Race: Part 2 – RACE DAY

Saturday, March 29, 2013, I woke up energized as if someone shot adrenaline right into my veins. The night before, I made sure I did 30-minutes of yoga stretches for runners and would stretch again before the race. Grabbing a bagel with a teaspoon of peanut butter and a banana, I was ready to hit

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My Road to the Big Race: Part 1

My running journey began by not running as a child. In the fifth grade, I joined the track team, but it didn’t qualify me as a runner— not because I was ten-years-old —but because I barely even ran. My specialty was 400-meter walks that took precise movements of heal, toe, heal, toe. When I won

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Motivation Monday

Monday is probably the most hated day of the week, but if we change our perspective, than Monday can be the best day to start up a new healthy habit or pick up healthy behaviors after weekend “cheat days.” Starting of a new week making positive choices will make you stick with your program or

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