Category Archives: fitness

Halfbike FAQ

Since I have been a Halfbike Ambassador I have been asked a lot of questions so I’m going to try to address the most common ones since my original review. Do you still use the Halfbike? Yes, but not as … Continue reading

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2016 Newport Liberty Half Marathon recap

Following the events on Saturday in Seaside Park, the day before the Newport Liberty Half Marathon, it was difficult to know how the organizers would respond. In the weeks after the Boston bombing there was a lot of security at … Continue reading

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Weight and running

I don’t weigh myself often. In fact, rarely – I did for a while, not too long after I started running often, just to see the impact of the changes I had made. At the time I was also interested … Continue reading

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Training without a plan

With just over a week to go until the Newport Liberty Half Marathon I decided to look back at my post about getting back to fitness in time just over a month ago. In that post I talked about putting together a plan … Continue reading

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Keeping it up on vacation

I was recently away for 8 days – this included travel from NJ to DC, then 2 days later, from DC to Williamsburg, VA, and then 3 days after that from Willliamsburg to Rehoboth Beach, DE before heading back to … Continue reading

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Getting back to full fitness for the Newport Liberty Half

It’s been a difficult year for me training-wise, and the summer is never an easy time to keep on track with a full training plan. All those summer parties, the heat, vacations, and so on, take their toll on your … Continue reading

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Halfbike – a review

I have been asked quite a few questions over the last couple of months about the Halfbike, so please see my FAQ posted on October 25, 2016 for an update. Until this year I’d never had anything happen that stopped … Continue reading

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Newport 10k 2016 – post race review

This past weekend was the 5th time I’ve run the Newport 10k and the second time as an official blogger for the race. It’s always been a fast race for me – despite all the turns it is a fast … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Newport 10k

This morning I received, via the Facebook “on this day” app, that a year ago today I ran a fast Newport 10k. This year certainly won’t be the same, although after running the Highland Park 5k yesterday in a respectable … Continue reading

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London Marathon 2016

I was lucky enough to run the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday April 24th. The experience was amazing, and it’s worth a detailed look at how the day (and the weekend) took shape. I’d had concerns over muscle tightness … Continue reading

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