Tag Archives: Spinning

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Now What?

Date: March 20, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

I started Ali On The Run so I could keep track of my running and my training for whichever races I had coming up. So if I’m taking a little training hiatus, what does that mean on the writing front? […]

Uncharacteristic Things I Did This Weekend

Date: March 12, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

This weekend was wonderful in all the weirdest ways. Did I do all my usual things, like running and eventually showering and eating a lot? Yes, yes I did. But I also did many other things that are a bit […]

Reminder: Life Is Not Bad & I Am Not Injured

Date: February 17, 2012 at 9:30 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Last night after work, I dragged myself to a yoga class at my gym. I debated whether or not to get all yogafied (evil red squiggly line, stop trying to tell me that’s not a word, because it is) for […]

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Thankful Things Thursday: I Love Little Kids Telling Jokes

Date: February 2, 2012 at 2:25 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 63

Hi. I was cranky last night, and usually when I’m cranky at night I can go to bed and by the time I wake up I’ve snapped out of it. That didn’t happen today, though. I woke up still in […]

The Things I'm Doing To Become A Better, Stronger, Faster Runner

Date: January 31, 2012 at 2:44 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 61

I attempted a speedwork session this morning. The plan was to follow an old workout Coach Cane used to give me when I was training for the Hamptons Marathon: 1 mile warm-up 1 mile at 5K pace (or sub-8:00, whatever […]

Thankful Things Thursday: My Stomach Won't Bring Me Down

Date: January 26, 2012 at 9:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 63

I had exceptionally high hopes for this glorious Thursday. It didn’t matter if the sun was shining or if my hard-earned vacation tan had already faded: This day was going to be great. But my stomach and I apparently need […]

The Problem With Wanting To Do It All

Date: January 25, 2012 at 9:22 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

I’ve never been one to take the mediocre route. If someone asks me to make a dessert for a party, I’m going to make two desserts, and I’m going to make massive batches of each. (No one ever asks me […]

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Gym Pet Peeves

Date: January 18, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 99

First, let me show you my dinner from last night, because I am a ridiculously talented chef. That’s right. While some of you were whipping up chickens or pastas or chia seeded oatmeals, I made English Muffin Pizzas, side of […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Happy Thoughts On A Rainy Day

Date: January 12, 2012 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

I currently look like I got kicked, punched and then tossed underneath a rapidly flowing waterfall. When it rains in New York City, people get aggressive. The Upper East Side was like a war zone this morning. People get all […]

Learning To Manage My Stress

Date: January 9, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 50

When I was in high school, I would stress over everything. I wanted straight As in school, I wanted to be part of — or in charge of — every club possible and I spent my nights and weekends at […]

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