Author Archives: slkeene

New Breakfast Love: Homemade Blueberry Muffins

I got turned onto the Minimalist Baker lately and I’ve fully adopted their Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Cookies as my go-to in the mornings. I make them on Sundays and then we’re set for the week! Knowing whats in them makes me feel good about it being high quality fuel for training and it’s really easy […]

Joint Supplementation – My Take

This is not an article about science or studies. It’s purely anecdotal and potentially coincidental, but it’s my experience nonetheless. I came off the NYC marathon on a runner’s high. I posted a great time (my first marathon) and was excited to get back to running. Unfortunately the next three months were plagued by knee […]

How did this happen? PR Half Effort

Every week I’ve been seeing the results that I’ve also been feeling. Eating right, training hard, being consistent and motivated by all of you has put me in a very interesting spot. So I decided to dig a little deeper into the data. Part of my marathon training has included long runs every Saturday morning. […]

NYC Marathon Training: Week 5

Here we go!! Back to the full week of #CrushItZone mode. I love getting away and exploring but there’s also something great about being on home turf cranking through workouts. It’s also a lot easier to see progress (or issues) because your comparison set is equal. This week I’ve got some easy run days that […]