Category Archives: Running

Recipe: Cinnamon Toast Almonds & Weekend Pictures

Roasted almonds have been my jam lately. We’ve had a challenge going with our ladies and they’ve been requesting ideas for healthy but sweet snacks. After my Chocolate Almonds, I wanted to keep the snack testing going. Since I made these roasted almonds, I’ve been craving Cinnamon Toast Crunch. I haven’t had the cereal since […]

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The Toughest 30 Minute Speed Workout Ever

Yes. EVER. Last week I got my butt back into speed workouts! I am so happy too, because I LOVE treadmill interval workouts. Not only does my speed improve during longer runs, but my body responds well too. And since I may have enjoyed a few too many sweets over the holidays, bring on the […]

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Podcast: Karl Meltzer Completes The Appalachian Trail In Record Time!

Around 2,200 miles. That’s roughly the length of the Appalachian Trail. It runs from Georgia all the way up to Maine and offers stunning views of the Eastern Mountains. Many people set off to hike the trail, but only 20% actually complete it! Which on average, takes 5-7 MONTHS. Except if you’re Karl “Speedgoat” Meltzer… […]

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The Time I Ran A Half Marathon With The Flu

Well… to be fair… I thought I had a cold. Sunday was race day. I had trained hard and after a year of subpar racing, I was confident I was going to finally get my PR. Well… long story short… I didn’t get my PR. Because sometimes life throws you curve balls that you can’t […]

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Science Finds Sled Training Drastically Improves Sprinting Speeds

When Dan and I signed up for our last 50K trail race, we were at a loss with our training. We had cancelled our “traditional” gym memberships a few months prior (silly to have when you OWN a gym), and were nervous how we would challenge our legs for 23,000+ elevation change without the help […]

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