My Running Story

Reflections on How to Dress for Cold Weather Running

I’ve always been a fair weather runner. I usually started in the spring, got lazy in the summer, ran again in the fall, and then packed it up for the winter. This year, I decided to really commit to running – which meant learning how to dress for cold weather running. Although there were one […]

Why I Dropped my Gym Membership and Invested in a Home Gym

Throughout my life, I’ve had an on again off again relationship with gyms, just like I have with running. But two years ago, I decided to drop my gym membership for good and instead invest in a home gym. As a senior in high school, I was a member at a local gym. My best […]

Reflections on a Week of Running On an Empty Stomach

One of the most frequently asked questions about running is – Can I run on an empty stomach? Or should I eat something before I run? To which I always answer, “Yes,” and “No, unless you want to.” There’s plenty of valid, scientific reasons for this. Your body has plenty of fuel in the form […]

Reflecting on My Progress: Easy Runs Getting Faster

I’ve been back running for a little over six months now, and this seems like a good time to look back on the year and reflect on some of the progress I’ve made. There are the obvious benchmarks – distances covered, miles run, PRs set. But over the last couple of weeks I’ve noticed something […]

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