The Reality of Being A Caregiver

Being a caregiver can be incredibly challenging, both emotionally and physically. Caregivers often face a multitude of responsibilities and stressors as they provide care and support to their loved ones. My husband has ongoing health battles and it is rough. He has been in the hospital multiple times, the latest…

What is the best way to do tapering before a race?

Are you training for a half marathon or a full marathon? Tapering is a crucial aspect of race preparation, especially for longer-distance races like half-marathons, marathons, or ultra-marathons. Tapering involves reducing the volume and intensity of your training in the weeks leading up to a race to…

The Best Reese Witherspoon Book Club Picks

I am an avid reader. I love a good book. I am one of this people that don’t know what shows are on TV anymore, but chances are I’ve read most of the books that are released. Reese Witherspoon’s book club, Reese’s…

Best Foods to Eat When Training for a Race

When training for a race, it’s essential to fuel your body with nutrient-dense foods that provide sustained energy, support recovery, and promote optimal performance. Here are some of the best foods to eat when training for a race: Complex Carbohydrates: Foods rich in complex carbohydrates are an…

How to Improve Your Running Speed and Performance

Improving running speed and performance involves a combination of training, proper nutrition, recovery, and strategic planning. Here are some effective strategies to help enhance your running speed and overall performance: Interval Training: Incorporate interval training into your routine. This involves alternating between short bursts of high-intensity running and periods…

Best Products for Dialysis Patients

I am going to start by saying I am not a healthcare professional and any questions or changes should be discussed with your doctor. My husband is on kidney dialysis. He had a very extensive heart surgery that, unfortunately, his kidneys didn’t recover from. He has to be…

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Running

I wasn’t always a runner. A matter of fact, I use to hate running. I played soccer and field hockey growing up and running was the punishment. You know, liners, “hit the bells”, sprint drills, starting proctor with a 1.5 mile run. I hated all…