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Immediate Recovery: Minutes 0-45

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Happy Friday! Wow what a short work week this felt like! First up- the winner of the second chia seed giveaway! Congrats to Amelia who said, ‘those pb&j glo bites look amazing!’ Amelia please send me your address and we will get these chia seeds shipped off to you. Thank you to everyone for participating! […]

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Snake Eyes

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Good afternoon! Sorry for the delay in post today, it has been a crazy day! Let’s get right into it with the winner of the chia seed giveaway: Congrats to Nehal who said, ‘I usually try to fit in some yoga on my rest days. I love the free 20 min. sessions on yogadownload.com!’ Nehal […]

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When To Push and When To Pull Back

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I have to get this off my chest :D This was amazing!!!!!!! Recipe coming soon! When To Push and When To Pull Back Today on Twitter, I made a plea for help. I was not feeling motivated for my run at all. I felt tired and had a lot of tax stuff left to do […]

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Hunger and Exercise: How Does It Affect You?

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Good morning! I. was. tired. last. night. I was so tired I didn’t even have the energy to read my Marathon book! I didn’t nap, but I just rested my eyes for a bit. ;) I watched Nanny Diaries with Eric too. Anyone else LOVE that movie? It is one of my go-to chick flicks. […]

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50 Cent All Natural Homemade Energy Gel

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You might recall that I purchased a Clif Shot for my 10 mile race last month. I brought it along with me ‘just in case’. I didn’t end up using it because I found that the Gatorade did me just fine in that race. I couldn’t really see myself buying these on a regular basis […]

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My Half Marathon Training Progress

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At the beginning of August, I started to enter in my mileage into a calendar. Since I was two months away from my half marathon, I wanted to pay closer attention to my training. This is what the month of August looked like: [If you’d like to see my training before August, check it out […]

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First Official Run/Walk Experiment

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Yesterday, I did my first timed Run/Walk experiment! I decided to follow Running Room’s 10 min run: 1 min walk plan, except that I decided to do run 1 mile, walk 1 minute instead. I just figured it was easier for me to keep track this way. At each mile (give or take 0.05 miles […]

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The Superwoman Syndrome: Dangers of Over-Training

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Right before my pelvic injury, I was doing lots of cross training. My treadmill has a 2-mile Army Fitness Test where you run as fast as you can for 2 miles and then it gives you a score out of 100. Being competitive by nature, and also having past experience with short distance races, I […]

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The Galloway Method: Do Walking Breaks Help?

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For whatever reason, I always approached running with the mindset that walking equaled giving up. As soon as I could run continuously for x amount of miles, I decided there was no reason to stop and walk. This mindset didn’t start to change until I participated in my first two races. During the races, I […]

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My Running Journey: From 1 minute To 10 Miles

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This email comes from Katrin: Hey Angela! I really adore your blog and read it every single day (even on vacation ;)) But I have a question on running. I never did running for exercising before (only yoga, pilates and dancing for cardio), but I would like to start with it now. I don’t really […]

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