3 Steps to Making Running Your Lifelong Friend – The JCC on the Palisades Feature Story About ME!

Running long distance for the first time may appear to be a challenging feat to conquer.  But the benefits far outweigh the negative rumors that are sometimes associated with this lifelong activity. Whether you are an avid runner or you are looking to become one, following these few simple steps to make the love of this sport last a lifetime.  Continue reading “3 Steps to Making Running Your Lifelong Friend – The JCC on the Palisades Feature Story About ME!”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 14 – Chill Out… The Final Week is Here!!!

Last week of marathon training!!! It is time to allow my body to rebuild enzymes, antioxidants, hormones, muscle tears and muscle glycogen with some good rest, proper nutrition and staying well hydrated. This also means less mileage! Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 14 – Chill Out… The Final Week is Here!!!”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 13 – Taper Time oh-oh oh oh oh-oh-oh!

During marathon training the final 3 weeks are just as important as the intense, vigorous training during the months prior. It is time to relax and let my body repair itself from all the damage I caused and rely on all my hard work leading up to this day. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 13 – Taper Time oh-oh oh oh oh-oh-oh!”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 11 – Dr. Braver Saves the Day at the Newport Liberty Half Marathon

When it comes to training sometimes an excellent way to gauge how you are progressing is by running a race. I found a great half marathon that works perfectly into my running plan and it just so happens that it is where I grew up. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 11 – Dr. Braver Saves the Day at the Newport Liberty Half Marathon”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 9 – Fix Me Please!

This was definitely a painful week and not the best time for any type of injury since I was doing my longest run. I am so grateful for the support and advice from my coach, teammates/friends, chiropractor and most importantly the strength from my husband which all made my 20 mile run a great success. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 9 – Fix Me Please!”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 6 – Dealing with the Dog Days of Summer

This week was probably one of the hottest weeks of the summer. Conditions like these will definitely effect any outdoor activity. Here are a few IMPORTANT pointers that could help you survive the hot, sultry temperatures this time of year. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 6 – Dealing with the Dog Days of Summer”

Simple Dragon Fruit, Banana and Berries Smoothie – A Night Out at Soho House with Michelle Lee, Editor-in-Chief of Allure Magazine

Sometimes it is fun to throw a not so common fruit into the mix… meet the Dragon Fruit. The vibrant pink color of this exotic fruit not only makes this smoothie look beautiful it also contains numerous amounts of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. The combination of healthy ingredients in this easy-to-make smoothie is a great way to hold you over until your next meal. Continue reading “Simple Dragon Fruit, Banana and Berries Smoothie – A Night Out at Soho House with Michelle Lee, Editor-in-Chief of Allure Magazine”

Simple Baked Chicken – What Does Father’s Day and The Cure Have in Common?

After a full weekend and there are not too many ingredients in the refrigerator, coming up with a simple meal is a must. How can you go wrong by baking some chicken legs? Light and easy to make, this dish is a great way to feed your family without all the fuss. Continue reading “Simple Baked Chicken – What Does Father’s Day and The Cure Have in Common?”

3 Steps To Do A Simple 24 Hour Fast

The thought of NOT eating a solid meal for an entire day may seem difficult. The positive side to this process will only help you purify your body and your overall well-being. Most importantly, a 24 hour fast will give your digestive system a rest and time to refuel with some healthy juices which in turn may help improve your skin, mood and contribute to weight loss. Continue reading “3 Steps To Do A Simple 24 Hour Fast”