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laurakboll

Hi- I'm Laura. I'm a running mom, and write about my journey of training and balancing family life. I'm also passionate about feeding my family whole foods, and a mostly vegetarian diet, and I like to share what works for us as we experiment along the way.
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A day in life + WIAW by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday began as it usually does, with our 4 year old waking us around 6:20am.  I was exhausted from a busy Monday and opted to push off my short run until later in the ... Read on »
Multi Tasking in Running Gear by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Do you ever spend your whole day in workout gear? I know I can’t be the only one… I push the limits of my short window before preschool drop off and am always scra ... Read on »
Workouts, Meal Planning and a BarkTHIN Dark Chocolate Giveaway by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s a beautiful fall weekend here and we’ve been keeping busy with soccer, apple picking and fitting in my long run (and a short nap!) Today should be quieter, although I ... Read on »
Workouts, Meal Planning and a BarkTHINS Dark Chocolate Giveaway by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s a beautiful fall weekend here and we’ve been keeping busy with soccer, apple picking and fitting in my long run (and a short nap!) Today should be quieter, although I ... Read on »
Post Baby Abs by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey everyone! First let me say that if you opened this hoping to see a picture of me and my post baby abs you’re going to be disappointed.  Ha! (However, I appreciate ... Read on »
Maplewood 5k Recap by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Sunday I ran my second post-baby 5k.  I’m technically in half marathon training now for the Trenton half (just 3 weeks away, eek!) but my long run paces have been strug ... Read on »
Dressing for Fall Running by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We had an unusually warm September but it’s starting to feel like fall now and I love it! I tend to overdress on the first cold morning, and then settle into a more ap ... Read on »
Workouts this week in Mizuno Wave Rider 18s + Meal planning by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey everyone! Hope you’re enjoying the weekend. This morning I’m off for my rematch 5k .  I’m looking forward to the chance to push myself again, even if I’m not back ... Read on »
#FitblogNYC Tweet and Meet by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Did you see the tweets and excitement yesterday around Fitness Magazine’s Bloger Meet and Tweet? I didn’t make it last year and wasn’t sure how it would work this year ... Read on »
Some amazing news! by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Gah! I have been chomping at the bit to share some updates with you all, and I finally have the green light to do so. A few weeks ago, I was invited to be part of the ... Read on »
Ready for a rematch by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi everyone! Hope you had a great weekend.  We’re back from time with family and a little more sleep deprived than usual but it was so worth it.  I love seeing my sist ... Read on »
Workouts this week and meal planning by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hello from PA! This was our first overnight trip with the baby and she did great! She stuck to her regular schedule and slept well.  My 4yo, however, always has troubl ... Read on »
What I’m Loving Lately by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How is it Friday already? This week flew by for me. We’re heading to visit my family this weekend and finally get to meet my nephew who was born 8 weeks before baby J! I c ... Read on »
Reset Results + WIAW by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi friends, How’s your week going? Baby J caught her first cold so she’s been a little sniffly and congested, but it hasn’t dampened her spirits.  I knew it wouldn’t b ... Read on »
5 Dynamic Stretches (and when to use them) by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Do you stretch before or after a run? Or not at all? There has been a lot of mixed information about stretching. Is it helpful? Harmful? Should it be done before r ... Read on »
Workout Recap + Meal Planning (Link up) by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey, it’s Sunday again! How’s your weekend going? Our Saturday was quieter than usual without soccer this week, so we got caught up on household chores and had friends ... Read on »
2 months old- baby and mama updates by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Baby J is two months old! Time is flying by and she is chunking right up.  :)  She’s definitely growing faster than her older sister did. “Talking” to us   ... Read on »
In Case You Missed It by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi everyone! I’m popping in with a few highlights from the last few months.  My friend Lindsay hosts “pin it” parties occasionally, and today is one of them.  Check ou ... Read on »
Building a happier gut after antibiotics by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In the past month, both my daughter and husband had to go on antibiotics (for strep throat and poison ivy).  I wasn’t thrilled about it. (My poor husband- not only does he ... Read on »
First post baby 5k (Montclair Oktoberfest) by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It was a really fun weekend here! Hope you had a good one, too. Saturday was packed, but the highlight was the 5k for me and kids dash for L. I couldn’t have done ... Read on »