What I Learned From Running My First Marathon
Over the past few months, we’ve been following along Jenn Collins’ marathon training with Team Philly. If you’ve been following along the series, you know that Jenn experienced a few ups and downs along the way. With Philadelphia Marathon behind her, here’s what Jenn had to say in her last blog of the series Read more
Gearing Up For Race Day With Jenn Collins
It’s officially race week and if you’re anything like Jenn Collins, you’re probably trying to piece together your race-day outfit and your last minute plans for a successful recovery. We caught up with Jenn one last time before her first marathon to discuss how Rock N Roll Half-Marathon prepped her for race weekend and how she plans to spend the next few days gearing up for the Philadelphia Marathon.
Photo Credit: Matt Stanley
Your Perfect Fit: Choosing the Right Sports Bra
New to yoga or Crossfit? Or maybe you’re a runner looking to increase mileage. Either way, if you’re a woman looking to amp up your physical activity, it may be time to invest in a good sports bra. Like shoes, sports bras break down over time and lose their supportive properties as they get older.
If you’re looking to purchase a new sports bra, check out our comprehensive guide to choosing the perfect fit. Read more
5 Things You Need to Make It Through Race Season
Jenn: I ran 20 miles!! Yep, I did it and I couldn’t be happier about it. Maybe I spent a little too much time chatting to my friends at the Valley Green water stop and felt pretty stiff at the start of the second 10 mile stretch. Oh well, mental note for future 20 milers. Last 5 miles were tough but I still had it in me to finish the last mile strong. Plus it helps to see smiling faces at the finish line.
In addition to smiley faces at the finish line, training for her first marathon with Team Philly would be tough without the following items: Read more
Am I Running In The Right Shoe?
We’ve been following along Jenn Collin’s Team Philly – Philadelphia Marathon Training program for the past few weeks. This week, we caught up with Jenn to talk about how training is going and to discuss her experience with choosing the right (and wrong) running shoe.
Are you training for a 5K, half-marathon or full marathon? Read on to learn how you can find out which running shoes are a good fit for you. Read more