There are three things I rely on when I go running: 1) RunKeeper app on my iPhone 2) Headphones 3) Running Belt. While having the RunKeeper app is really useful and my headphones allow me to listen to fun music, I've realized I NEED my running belt. There have been a couple instances where I've … Continue reading My Running Belt
Today was definitely a low key day, except for the Zumba class I co-taught this morning. I taught seven routines this morning, but was on stage with Denise the entire class. I warned my students today that I was very sore from a half-marathon and I asked them to bring the extra energy, since I … Continue reading On the road to recovery (from running)
I had a wonderful rest of the day yesterday after the race. My family loves watching soccer and the timing worked out perfectly that my mom and I were able to have enough time to get those 10 min massages and change into clean clothing before the World Cup Final. We had bought day parking … Continue reading Post-run play (and pain!!)
Since I have been talking about my race for a long time, I thought it made sense to dedicate an entire post talking about my experience. Currently, I'm sitting at a restaurant in the Crowne Plaza Hotel during half-time of the Argentina vs. Germany game (obviously rooting for Argentina because who doesn't love Messi) still … Continue reading Shoreline Half-Marathon!
I realize I've talked about my upcoming race a lot in my blog posts. That day is nearly here! Today was a big rest and relaxation day, in addition to a day full of eating and drinking lots of water!! I woke up early this morning and spent a few hours working on my computer … Continue reading Pre-race day
While I love playing in water, I'm not much of a swimmer. Don't get me wrong, I know how to swim and am not that bad, but I don't know that I would ever want to get crazy and swim in a triathlon or something. Today was my first time this summer in a pool. … Continue reading Pool Day
Sometimes there are days when you don't really feel like going anywhere. That was the case for me today. The only two exceptions I made were for working out. I left the house in the morning to go on a faster paced 4 mile run with my friend, Derek (trying to work on my speed … Continue reading A day in Oceano