Monthly Archives: March 2017

  • first mile is the hardest
Why is the first mile the hardest? I’ve been running for a while now and I’ve noticed a pattern when I go out for training runs, and especially on race...
  • TomTom Spark 3 Review
Ever since I started running I’ve been using MapMyRun app on my iPhone.  I love the versatility of using my phone for activity tracking, but the more I ran, the...
  • can you literally run yourself sick?
Can you literally run yourself sick? Last week I completed my longest run so far; an 8 mile morning run. After that run I was so jacked up. After all,...
As many of you know I have been eating a low-carb diet for the last few months.  A great way to kick-start fat loss and boost your energy while on...
  • fartlek speed play
I was doing a little research into running workouts a few weeks ago and stumbled upon an article on fartleks.  I had no idea what they were, but now it...
  • bloop bayview loop marathon
Well… I must either be nuts or stupid. Just last week I signed up for a new race called the Bloop (Bayview-loop).  It’s a 1 mile loop around Humboldt Park in Bayview,...
  • jay-dig-deeper-run
From time to time I kind of surprise myself with how I can dig deeper and how far or hard I can push myself. This is really a new feeling...
  • low carb meatloaf easy
Here is a very quick and easy low carb meatloaf… Cook/Prep Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients: 1 1⁄2 lbs ground beef (I have used half ground beef...
  • race recap flannel 5k
  I was really jacked up for the 2017 Flannel 5k! It was my first time running in the event, and first time running a race put on by Silver...
  • cross country move
For most people the decision to uproot their life with a cross country move or not comes but a few times in a lifetime. Some face that decision regularly; whether...