Marathon Training

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5 Supplements You Need for Your Next Marathon

I'm all about trying new products that will help give me just a little bit more edge on race day. Over the years, I've tried all sorts of vitamins, minerals, protein drinks, nutritious powerhouse foods, and even drinking apple cider vinegar with lemon in the mornings. (Come on, admit it, you've done it too.) This past training cycle I've added a couple new products as well as ones I've already been using for years. Nanohydr8 The newest and best product…

My Nutrition for the NYC Marathon–Before, During, and After

The NYC Marathon was my 10th marathon--enough to know a thing or two about the marathon but enough not to feel like I've mastered it yet. I think I try something a little different each time--trying to achieve that perfect race and ultimately run a sub-3 hour marathon. If you run marathons (or have ever run one), you know that it takes A LOT for the stars to align on that one specific day during those few specific hours on…

Tuesday Tangents

This past weekend Craig and I--along with our friends Brittany and Jake--ran the Kenai River Marathon Relay. This has been a fall tradition for me for several years now. I haven't done it every year, but I did do it in 2009 (before I was blogging), 2010, 2011, 2014 (8 months pregnant), 2015, and now this year, which was my 6th time doing it. (In 2013 I ran the full marathon.) We had so much fun cheering, being support crew,…