When the Treadmill is a Last Resort
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When the Last Resort is the Treadmill…

First, I don’t hate the treadmill. I think it’s an incredible tool to get workouts in you “couldn’t normally get.”

Maybe you live in upstate New York when it’s -30.

Maybe you live in Florida during Hurricane season…

Maybe you live in the midwest during the tornado season.

Maybe you live out west where going outside is like smoking a pack of cigarettes.

When the Treadmill is a Last Resort

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Trail Running vs Road Running
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Trail Running vs Road Running

So in the epic battle of trail running vs road running…which is better? 

Hint, they are both running and both equally as good.

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll notice that a lot of my runs have been on trails since moving to California. It isn’t that I avoided trails when living in New Jersey, but finding trails that were easily accessible and more than a few miles long was difficult and could require at least an hour drive. Now, in California, I can access trails from my house or a five-minute drive.

Trail Running vs Road Running

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Regaining my Love for Running with a Virtual Challenge
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Regaining my Love for Running with a Virtual Challenge

I’ve been running for nearly a decade now. Like anyone, each year has been different and posed different challenges.

Some years I run fast…in 2016 I set most of my PRs. In 2018, I ran a PR in the half and full marathons. But also some years I’m injured (a good portion of 2014). Some years I’m meh (2019 and a good portion of 2020).

Regaining my Love for Running with a Virtual Challenge

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