The marathon is just 4 days from today! FOUR!! AHHHH! I can’t believe it. I really can’t believe it. I am so excited and so nervous at the same time. At this point, I know I need to just trust my training, stop obsessively checking the weather forecast, and focus on the things that I can control, like my OUTFIT for race day. I’ve also received quite a few questions from readers about what I am wearing…

Good morning! I’ve received a bunch of questions from readers asking about various parts of my marathon training and quite a few of them were related to recovery, so I wanted to share some of the things that I am doing “behind the scenes.” I truly believe that the combination of these things has kept my body happy and healthy (*knock on wood*) over the past 14 weeks. Let’s hope they continue to work, so I am…

Guys, I did it. I survived 20 miles! Woohoo! I actually ended up running longer than 3:00, but I just really wanted to hit that 20 mile mark, ya know? And, boy, it felt great when I did! Fuel for run: GU + Nuun. I ate 3 out of the 4 GU (one every 45 minutes), and I stopped at my car 3 different times for water breaks (watermelon flavor). Temperature at the start of my…

Hey, hey! I have an awesome giveaway for the ladies out there! Here is your chance to win a pair of women’s leggings from PRO Compression!   Here’s what I love about these leggings: They’re soft and comfy””the fabric is very much like Lululemon. The fit! I love, love, love the length (not too long, not too short) and the wide waistband, which is super flattering and helps the leggings move with you. (They stay put…

Hi, guys! What do you think of my snazzy new socks? I love the neon yellow with pink stripes. How fun! These compression socks are from PRO Compression, and they’re great for CrossFit workouts, especially ones that include rope climbs, deadlifts, box jumps, or any other exercise that you want to protect your shins from. They’re also comfy and provide a little bit of stability during my workouts. I’m a big fan. And, of course,…