Changing the Rules of Running with the Zero Runner

When I called my mom on Monday, her first question to me was, “Are you still running that half marathon thing?” “Yes Mom. I ran it yesterday.” “Well you better stop running now. Otherwise you’re going to break your knee again.” “OK Mom.” I can understand her concern ....more

Philadelphia Half Marathon Recap

9 seconds. It doesn’t seem like a long time. I mean, it’s only 9 seconds ....more

Gifts for Runners

When my family asks me what I want for the holidays, I like to have an answer ready for them. Otherwise, there’s a chance that I may end up with a lot of random stuff that I will never use. If I tell them what I want, there’s a 50-50 chance that one item might end up under the tree! ...more

Gifts for Yoga Lovers

‘Tis the season! It’s that time of year again – holidays and celebrations and family and friends…and gift giving! If you’re looking for ideas for gifts for yoga lovers in your life, I’ve got you covered ....more

I Can’t Understand You When You’re Whining

“Five more minutes and then we have to clean up and go to school.” Two little heads buried in a mound of Legos, building their latest Chima – Ninjago – Star Wars mash-up. The bin of Legos is overturned on the living room rug – the better to search for the pieces that they need. No response ....more

Friday Round-Up: Legacy

Happy Friday friends! I don’t know about where you live but the temperature is rapidly dropping here in New York City. I guess we’ve been spoiled by the warm Fall weather and that the cooler weather had to come at some point ....more

I Mustache You Some Questions

You know that I’m a sucker for surveys and old school blogging posts, so I was happy when my friend Angela tagged me to participate in this fun survey. Thanks Angela! Here goes… I mustache you some questions Four names that people call me, other than my real name: Say ....more

5 Benefits of Self-Myofascial Release (and why you need to do it daily)

{This post is sponsored by Addaday written by me. All opinions are 100% my own.} You see them everywhere – in the gym, the physical therapist’s office, your friend’s apartment. If you’re a runner or athlete, you’re likely to have a variety of them in your home too – massage sticks, foam rollers, lacrosse balls and other self-massage tools ....more

Friday Round-Up: Secondary Runner’s High

I think that I still have secondary runner’s high from the New York City Marathon. Is that possible? It’s definitely reflected in the posts that I chose to highlight this week (sorry in advance to the non-runners!) ....more

2014 New York City Marathon aka the Best Day of the Year

NYC Marathon brought lots of folks into town. I don’t remember when I first started spectating the New York City Marathon. For three years or so, I used to live right at Columbus Circle, near the finish line in Central Park, but I never went to watch the race ....more