Oatmeal is the comfy oversized hoodie of breakfast foods. It’s warm, friendly, cozy. It doesn’t have to look good ~ it just is good. If a bowl of healthy, virtuous, whole-grain breakfast porridge married a sweet, sexy oatmeal cookie loaded with berries and walnuts, this would be their tasty, tasty offspring. It’s soft but not gloppy, so […]
If we’ve known each other for less than an hour, you might not know that last yearish, I had toenail avulsion surgery. If you’ve known me longer than 60 minutes, you’ve probably heard this story, because I suffer PTSD from this most painful experience of my life (trumping TWO natural childbirths and a whole gross […]
I love granola bars for post- (or mid-) run snacks. My kids love them for quick, grabby breakfasts. It’s such a simple item to prepare yourself, and they’re infinitely customizable. I make big batches, wrap the bars individually, and store them in the freezer. A bar takes less than 10 minutes to thaw on the […]
If you run, it’s inevitable: sooner or later, you’ll be picking yourself up off the pavement/trail/track and wishing you had whatever it is your particular injury requires for patching up. I’ve put together a list of first-aid items that I’ve found helpful, and sometimes essential, in that post-whoops moment. For convenience, you can gather these […]
Product name and make: The HydraQuiver from Orange Mud Function: Bounce-less, slosh-free hydration pack Specs: Price = $84.95, hydration capacity of 21-26 ounces, nylon construction Form: Top-notch construction. Nothing shoddy about this piece of gear. Durable and reliable. Fit: Spot on for (petite) me; ditto for my average-size female friend; snug and a little restrictive […]
A shoe review for the guys out there. The Brooks PureFlow2 does not disappoint fans of the first edition, with a model that’s got all the original perks and more. For details, please jog over to guest reviewer Jimmy Gabany’s post here, and see for yourself what all the fuss is about.
Running trails in New York from late September to late November bears some similarities to snake handling: It produces an exhilarating rush brought on by confronting your mortality; It makes you suspect a little bit of divine back-patting every time you do it successfully; and There are actual snakes involved. In leaf-drop season, the exposed […]