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AbbyNYC

New York , New York
Hi there! I'm Abby, I live, work and play in New York City where I am pursuing my doctorate in Physical Therapy at NYU. I am a marathoner, a Lululemon Run Coach, an aspiring yogi and a lover of all things fitness! My passion for running and my more than 13 years in the fitness industry is... Full Bio
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More To Come by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Many more adventures to come, but one has to end today. This is my last day at the hospital, with this view on my walk every day. Beautiful place to visit every day, but I ... Read on »
My Hot Friends by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Being a part of the New York City fitness community means two things: My friends have smokin hot bodies. My dates with them often start at a fitness studio or o ... Read on »
I’m Not That Girl by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Yesterday was National Running Day. Well, to me, yesterday was My Son’s First Birthday FIRST and National Running Day second. Let me come back to this. I am Mo ... Read on »
I Was Scared. by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Last weekend, I ran with my Garmin watch for the first time since September 2013. Well, and the last time I ran “with” it, it wasn’t even on MY wrist. Birdie happily took ... Read on »
An Entirely Unscientific Poll by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Dave Matthews Band “Stay (Wasting Time)” came on the other day and I found myself grooving in the kitchen with the little man as I relived the summers of my youth through ... Read on »
Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing, Baby by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Hi guys. I’ve been super “excitedly busy” ( as my friend, Ali, says ) lately. I have approximately 5 very grown-up things on my plate that require most of my attention ... Read on »
Finding Time: Workouts On the Go by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise So, that happened. School is over. Well, classroom work is over. But STILL–!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! To say I’m excited would be an understatement. Moving ... Read on »
Number Ten Marathon by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Three years ago, I walked into a classroom of 43 first year doctoral of physical therapy students at NYU with a secret and a goal. My secret was that I had, five weeks ... Read on »
I Am My Happiest Running Self… by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise …when I feel strong. I had a break in my schedule yesterday and decided to kick up my sneaks at the track. I get to do some track work maybe once a week, if that, so I ... Read on »
How to Train When You Have No Time by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise There are people in this world who legitimately have no time to work out. Instagram would have you believe otherwise. A quick Google image search brought up these “f ... Read on »
No Going Back by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Hi. Happy Tuesday. Amen.     There’s been something kind of bugging me recently. Well, not recently, but for a while now. As a new mom and an a ... Read on »
Running-ish by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I didn’t imagine it this way. I figured that 8 months post-partum, I’d be back running 3-4 days a week and feeling strong on my runs and ready to train for a half marathon ... Read on »
How To Get Through A Treadmill Run by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Yeah, so that happened. Show of hands, how many of you are training for a Spring full/half? I imagine a good portion of you are #BostonBound and eyeballs deep i ... Read on »
3 Ways to Survive Winter Running by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I like running in cool weather. In Colorado, where I lived for 7 years, the air is cool and the sun is warm and I’m a happy girl. Disgusting place to run, huh? ... Read on »
5 Ways to Play the Long Game by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise We are an immediate gratification society. It’s not a complaint, it’s a fact. Technology makes everything available in a matter of seconds. Our favorite music is on demand ... Read on »
Blink by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Blink and you’ll miss it. Life. It’s happening right now and I have no idea how to slow it down. I’ve been woefully absent from this blog for all the very best reasons ... Read on »
Core Series: Hip Flexors by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The hip flexor is actually made up of 2 different muscles: Psoas Major/Minor and Iliacus. I like color-coded things. As you can see, the Psoas muscle comes fro ... Read on »
SNEAK PEEK! NYC Marathon Exclusive Gear! by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You guys know of my love of Lululemon. If you don’t, I do. I love their stuff. I am a proud Ambassador Alumni and love when I get the chance to share cool stuff from them ... Read on »
Race Day Gamble by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise First off, congratulations to everyone who ran the Marine Corps Marathon this weekend. You guys know how I love the Marines and this race, so OORAH! to all my fellow runne ... Read on »
5 Things to Remember at the Start Line by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise For those of you headed to Sweet Home Chicago this weekend, I wish you all the very best of luck (and sunshine!) on your 26.2 mile journey. (Go  Leticia ,  Bernadette ,  A ... Read on »