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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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Getting High by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’ve been away and loving life for a little bit. Being off from school and free from many of they day-to-day stresses of “normal” life has offered me the opportunity to ta ... Read on »
Wednesday Workouts: Mid-Week Long Run by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A common question I get from runners who are setting out to train for a marathon is how to add mileage during the week. Most of my mid-week runs are 6-8 miles because they ... Read on »
Better Than the Alternative Tuesdays: Out of Office Reply by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My day today. Hi guys! I’m “Out of the Office” today and knocked out for part of the day. Yay Propofol! Anyway, back to your regularly scheduled programming af ... Read on »
Training Outside the Zone by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I had one of those glorious long runs last Friday morning that could have gone on forever…maybe why I didn’t get to a Friday Fitness News round-up. Anyway, it was an aweso ... Read on »
Ask Me Anything by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise 1. How should I prepare for an obstacle race (Dirty Girl/Tough Mudder/Spartan Race)? These races are less about running and more about brute strength. Many races, the ... Read on »
Workout Wednesdays: Over/Under by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Long runs can get really, really repetitive. And trying to maintain a steady-state pace for them makes a girl (or guy, let’s not discriminate) crayyyy-zayyyy. True d ... Read on »
Better Than the Alternative Tuesdays: Days Like This by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’m not Pollyanna but I’m not Oscar the Grouch either. I was OBSESSED with Hayley Mills’ costumes in Pollyanna. So gorgeous. The bows! (Image courtesy of Disney.com ... Read on »
Obi-wan: The Emotional Side of Post-Injury Athletes by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The following is the third in a series  of guest blogs  written by my Dad, affectionately nicknamed “Obi-wan” for his sage advice and guidance in using The Force in my lif ... Read on »
Friday Fitness Links: by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You guys, OMG, Happy Friday! Play it again, Schroeder. (Image courtesy of Peanuts.com) Friday is my favorite day AND I’m off to work out with my friend. Hip-h ... Read on »
A to Z by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I couldn’t write yesterday because I only had one thing on my mind and I didn’t want to pollute this happy little blog with it so I just didn’t write. Today is a new d ... Read on »
Better Than the Alternative Tuesdays: Heat Wave by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It happens every Summer. A Heat Wave sweeps through the City and people act as though they’ve never seen the likes of 90-100 degree temperatures in July. Many residents es ... Read on »
I’m Not Delusional by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I generally find myself pretty spoiled with good running weather. Even on the coldest of Winter days I’m able to throw on a jacket, two pairs of tights, sub-zero ski acces ... Read on »
Twice the Fun by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Lots and lots of you are familiar with one of my favorite track workouts: Mile Repeats. I did these a lot when I was chained to training mostly on a treadmill in years ... Read on »
Better Than the Alternative Tuesday…errr, Wednesday? by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Yeah, yeah, yeah. I’m on vacation from school and I still didn’t get my post out yesterday. Can you blame me? I’m having too much vacation fun. For example, I took a nap. ... Read on »
Tangents by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Welcome back from the long weekend, friends! From the looks of Twitter, a lot of you commenced Fall marathon training this weekend. Congratulations and welcome back to ... Read on »
4th by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Happy 4th of July, y’all. Let freedom ring. Oorah.   , Read on »
Workout Wednesdays: Progression Run by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise There are a lot of runners out there. I mean A LOT of runners. According to FindMyMarathon.com Some are just starting out. Some are long-time veterans. For the ... Read on »
Better Than the Alternative Tuesdays: Fast Friends by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Happy Tuesday, everyone! It’s a short week for most of you because of the holiday so the weekend is almost here for most of you. Woohoo! Tuesdays are normally such a h ... Read on »
Getting Schooled Race Recaps by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This racing season has been so fun! I have a shiny new half marathon PR and got reminded of how to properly race–cuz I seem to have forgotten in the past 2 years how to ac ... Read on »
Running For Two by AbbyNYC Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise No, I’m not pregnant. But every single woman I know and bump into is and several have recently given birth. It’s an epidemic. Literally everywhere I turned last weeken ... Read on »