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Monisha’s Minute: Running With Allergies

Monisha’s Minute: Running With Allergies

There’s something very different about Spring 2014. Why? Because for the first time since high school I am suffering from allergies! Big Time! As a runner this is a serious problem. Going outside is a must. Thankfully, I have picked up some tips along the way that have helped me combat spring ...

Endurance Training Tips and Puma Fitness Gear Review

Endurance Training Tips and Puma Fitness Gear Review

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of PUMA. If you are following me on instagram, you’ve seen that I am training hard for a triathlon. Training takes up a lot of time but I am finally back in the triathlon groove and I’m loving it. Several of you are training ...

Stocking Stuffers for Runners – Under Armour Winter Gear

Stocking Stuffers for Runners – Under Armour Winter Gear

Running in the winter takes a lot of things – balls (it’s freakin’ freezing outside!), determination and gear! Seriously, winter running gear is essential, especially for your head. You want to make sure your hair is protected from the harsh winter weather and your ears stay warm. ...

Keeping It Moving With The Polar Loop

Keeping It Moving With The Polar Loop

FTC: The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Polar Loop. If you are a following me on Instagram, you saw I was sent the new Polar Loop.     The Polor Loop is an activity tracker. Activity trackers, like the   Nike’s Fuel and Sports Bands, Up by Jawbon, ...

Monisha’s Minute: How To Bounce Back From A Race

Monisha’s Minute: How To Bounce Back From A Race

You registered for a race. Great! You trained hard. Oh yeah! You eat right. Woot Woot! You went out there and made the race route scream your name!  Get it! Get it! Then you receive your finisher’s medal. BAM! So what’s next? Many struggle with how to transition back into training ...

Do You Have What it Takes to Run a Half Marathon?

Do You Have What it Takes to Run a Half Marathon?

In honor of Alex and I running the Richmond half marathon today with hundreds of other National Black Marathoner Association members, I decided to re-post my blog about my first half marathon experience! I had a blast! I never thought I could do something like that – 5 triathlons and 2 almost ...

7 Must Have Items for Fall Marathons

7 Must Have Items for Fall Marathons

This weekend, I am running the Richmond Marathon with hundreds of fellow members from the National Black Marathoners Association. It is a historic weekend as hundreds of people are gathering for the Inaugural Black Distance Runners Hall of Fame Banquet. This is the first time I am traveling for a ...

Monisha’s Minute: The Teacher Learns A Lesson…

Monisha’s Minute: The Teacher Learns A Lesson…

Well folks, I turned the Big 3 Oh yesterday! What a blessing it is to see another year of life. While running on the day prior I made an interesting observation that I plan to activate in year 30. I’ve started training two of my students for the Dallas Half Marathon. One of my students asked me ...