How to create a marathon playlist

How to create a marathon playlist

I rarely listen to music during my daily runs. Occasionally, I listen to  podcasts during my long run if there’s a particular episode I want to hear or if I am generally bored with my running route (Dear Sugars is my current fave). But that’s the exception, not the rule. I usually like to stay in the moment when I run, be aware of my surroundings and concentrate on what’s going on with my body. Racing is another story. For most races longer than a 5K, I play music. Not only is it motivating to hear words of encouragement blaring […]

Workout log: January 8 to February 4, 2018

Dynise running

Between work, a social life and other obligations, it’s essential that we make running fit into our lives, otherwise it becomes just another thing to cross off our to do lists, and that’s no fun. I’ve been working on maintaining this mentality so far, this year. For the last few months of 2017, I was feeling super burned out, both physically and mentally, and just needed to pull back a bit. I have no problem putting in the hard work – my fine tuning as a runner – and as a person – involves learning to do less, not more, […]

Obsessed AF with my air fryer: 10 tips from a newbie

Meet Air Fryer Tuck

I am not an impulsive person, especially when it comes to household items. I shopped for a TV stand for three years before I found one I really liked. It took me roughly 2 years to choose my couch and bedroom set/mattress.What can I say? Furniture and appliances probably last longer than the average marriage. It’s a big commitment, so you need to choose wisely. Since I abhor clutter, I am also super picky about which small appliances merit a place in my kitchen. I love to cook but only want items that I will actually use and that will […]