I have a competitive nature, so even when I don't have a race in mind, I still have a goal mind. Sometimes my goal is simple, like run one super fast mile today, and sometimes, my goals are a little bit more complicated. Still a bit annoyed about my performance last week at the Mini… Continue reading All I (Want To) Do is Win
Yesterday, I ran the NYRR Mini 10k. Similar to the Brooklyn Half, this was an anniversary race for me. I found the race very enjoyable last year, so I set out to run it again. Only this time, things were different for me. I'm in the midst of some pretty major life changes. I'm trying… Continue reading Race Recap: The 2018 Mini 10K
Out of the 170,000 odd words in the English language, balance is one that I hear quite often. Whether it's discovering the not-so-secret secret to work-life balance, balancing academics with having a social life and actually sleeping in college, or balancing friendships with romantic relationships, it seems that balance is always meant to be achieved… Continue reading Why I’m No Longer Trying to Maintain Balance
How to recover from a race in time for your next one!
My road to the Popular Brooklyn Half Marathon this year was one of many turns. To start, I had no intentions of running this race back in January. In fact, I secured a very late entry about 4 weeks before the race. Since I hadn't run more than 6 miles in the past 6 months,… Continue reading Race Recap: The Popular Brooklyn Half
Well, I made it! And I know what you're probably thinking. I'm impatient, my standards are too high, 12 weeks is too soon to notice real changes, etc. Maybe I am all of those things, but the reason why I enjoy working out is because there is always a new goal to smash. If you… Continue reading BBG Week 12: Underwhelmed is an Understatement
To reach the final week of BBG is both exciting and disappointing. I couldn't be more enthused to plan my celebration! At the same time, I'm not happy with my progress. And I'm not just talking over the past few weeks, I'm talking overall. I don't expect my body to change drastically in the next… Continue reading BBG Week 11: Ok, Any Day Now..