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Unplug. by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Friday afternoon, I did something that I haven't done in far too long.   Somewhere around noon-ish, I turned off my computer, put down my phone, and did not touch eith ... Read on »
7 Sisters Trail Race Recap: Ignorance is Bliss by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ignorance is bliss.  Never has this sentiment rang more true than it did at yesterday's race.   I've got this crazy group of friends, the New England Spahtens , who ha ... Read on »
Walking the Fine Line... by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning, I laid in bed staring at the ceiling, not wanting to move.  I thought to myself, "I'm 31 years old. I'm FAR to young to feel this horrible first thing in the m ... Read on »
Mazama Bar Review: Ultimate Energy for Fueling Adventures by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Adventure.  It might not be my middle name, but it is tattooed across my body .  There are hundreds, if not thousands, of nutritional products on the market today that ... Read on »
BSN: Hyper FX & Syntha-6 Isolate review by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I think all of us in this country, never mind the running world, can agree that it's been one hell of a week.  There are so many things still left to be said, and so much ru ... Read on »
Down by the banks of the river Charles... by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I'm upset, or hurt, I tend to write. It's therapeutic for me, to just let the emotions flow. But when I'm pissed off, the words are sparse and concise. I'm so ... Read on »
Spartan Sprint at Citi Field Part Two: Random OCR Ramblings you Should Read by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Saturday I trekked into New York City to climb over big walls, lift heavy things, and generally run around like a crazy maniac with my Spartan Family.  The Reebok Spar ... Read on »
Merrell Pace Glove 2 Review by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just over a year ago, I posted about my very first pair of true minimal shoes.  The Merrell Pace Glove.  Those lightweight, amazing pair of purple shoes made a huge impact ... Read on »
Fitness: What a 6 Year Old Knows that You Don't. by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I do apologize for the two week delay.  Word on the blog-pro streets is that such a hiatus should be frowned upon.  It is bad for your following, readership, professional ... Read on »
Parkour Attempt...take 1: Ouch. by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Textbooks state that there are 5 components to physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. I w ... Read on »
Hardcore by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Using a highly scientific method, I have been able to arrive at the conclusion that the reason my blog posts are so few and far between these days...is because I actually ha ... Read on »
Green. by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I remember a time, not so long ago, when I claimed that any temperature below 65 required a hooded sweatshirt, anything below 50 degrees was weather unfit for running, and a ... Read on »
A word on 13.1 ...it's not just for runners. by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week, I finally realized how obnoxious my incessant "long live the Spartan race" posts must be to my non Spartan racing friends.   Or the eyeball rolls that may come wi ... Read on »
Merrell Spring Women's Running Attire Review by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Three things I love (in no particular order): 1) Texas Pete hot sauce 2) The thrill, terror, and temporary feeling of flying when you trip on a root during a tra ... Read on »
2013 Peak Snowshoe Race by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running enthusiastic exhausted finisher smiles I haven't had the opportunity to write a race recap since October, so forgive me if this is long winded.  It migh ... Read on »
Truth & Transitions by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Some people follow their dreams, others hunt them down and beat them mercilessly into submission." - Neil Kendall   Myrtle Beach, SC Sometimes, I ... Read on »
Stuffing. by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Confession: I've never been one for "filler" blogs.  You know the ones I'm talking about...the daily diaries that list what the blogger ate for breakfast, did for a workout, ... Read on »
StrideBox review & Giveaway by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Let's talk race/training nutrition. There are sooOOOoooOOOooo many options out there, it can make your head spin.   Gels, chews, bars, it certainly can be overwhelming.  ... Read on »
Cabin Fever: a Tale of Woe & Survival by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Winter makes me anxious. This of course, is nothing new.   I remember imposing a self diagnosis of seasonal affective disorder   at the ripe young age of 10.  The self ... Read on »
Merrell M Connect series Preview by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I sure do love Merrell.  And not just because they are hosts of an awesome mud run (and we all know that's the key to winning my heart),  but because they understand that ... Read on »