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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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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 »
Blank:Cancer by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It’s October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. My family and I have been touched by cancer too many times. That’s right. We’re Keeping Our Boobs. And not just br ... Read on »
Realism and Running by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Have you read The Sports Gene  by David Epstein? Go read it and then come back to this little blog post. As we get heavy into marathon season, runners will be scrutini ... Read on »
Farewell, Captain by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Hat tip, Jeter. We’ll miss you in the Bronx. Now go out and run.   Read on »
You Might Be a New York City Runner If… by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I moved to New York after having lived and run in the Denver and Chicago suburbs. I mastered the head nod or itty bitty wave for the early morning trails on the Highli ... Read on »
My Favorite Track Workout: Ladder Up by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’m the biggest fan of track workouts. Last summer, it was Track Tuesdays and I would meet my (MUCH faster) friends Birdie and Minnie and they would lap me while I do my f ... Read on »
Have a Great Weekend! by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise No time to really write much today, folks. Except: have a great, sweaty weekend! Now go out and run! , Read on »
Core Series: Hamstrings by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Hamstrings…not exactly the muscle group you think of when someone says “core”, amiright? Biceps femoris Semitendonosus Semimembranosus The problem ... Read on »
BTAT: Sore As Hell by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I don’t know about any of you, but I pretty regularly crave a good, hard workout. There’s something about getting my butt kicked by a track workout, or my favorite Refine ... Read on »
Heavy Marathon Miles by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Oy. You Fall marathoners are in long run Hell right now. 18, 20, 22 miles for three, four, five hours on a Saturday or Sunday morning. Lucky for us, this Summer has been s ... Read on »
Core Series: More Than a 6-Pack by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I am going to start a movement. It’s the True Core Movement. Most people think of the core as being the abdominals. Some are knowledgable enough to know that the core ... Read on »
Better Than the Alternative Tuesdays: The Swing of Things by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I hate being back at school. This is not a confession because it is not a secret. I have been in school every single semester since January 2009. I won’t be done til A ... Read on »
Oh, Hi There by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I know, I know. Long time no write. It’s been a very eventful year for me and I just couldn’t find the time, energy, or right way to write about what I was doing. ... Read on »
My “Go” Bag & ANOTHER Giveaway! by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise As we near the close of my semester (we finish didactic mid-April–don’t be jealous, we also started 3 weeks before you in January), I find myself all over the place with t ... Read on »
Kara’s Big Moves by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Last week, the most famous woman in U.S. distance running made big moves in the professional running world. Kara Goucher, long-time NIKE sponsored-runner and Alberto Salaz ... Read on »
Form = Everything by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you know me at all, or have been reading this blog for a little while, you know I’m obsessed with form. OBSESSED. I can’t help it. It was burned into my brain from a ve ... Read on »
ALL CAPS WEDNESDAY!!!!! by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise FINALLY!!!! I TOLD YOU SO!!!! A GIVEAWAY!!!! I am usually only this excited when there are cupcakes involved. Not today! Delicious post-Refine cupcake, c ... Read on »
What Makes a Race Great? by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’ve run a lot of races. My recent collection of medals. Some are JB’s. I need some more… Certainly not as many as some. I have friends who have run A LOT more ... Read on »