Smoothie

In Which Jenn Makes A Recovery Smoothie

Yesterday I ran fifteen miles, but they weren’t good miles; they were the hot, sweaty, somewhat uncomfortable but entirely determined miles of a person who doesn’t know when to let Plan A succumb to Plan B, Plan B being to stop at the normal eleven miles and go home. But I had said to myself, today I shall run fifteen miles, so by God I ran fifteen miles. Then I went home, and felt a little sick for the rest of the evening. Don’t do that, guys. Plan B is still a good one. Know when to cede to Plan...

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Alice food

In Which Jenn & Moon Discuss Pre- & Post-Run Snacks & Jenn Uses Her Car as an Oven

JENN: So, running fuel snacks. They’re important, one way or another. There are three categories: pre-run, mid-run, and post-run snacks. I’m ignoring mid-run snacks because I’ll have a blog post about that next week, but for today I’d like to start with pre-run snacks – Moon has her own take on this! MOON: Pre-run snacking = >:(. I hate eating before a run. So… I’m a little useless for this topic, but I never eat before I run. JENN: Regardless of length, regardless of time? MOON: Yes. For long runs I sometimes cave and eat something in the event...

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Donald Duck wine

It’s a Coconut Water Battle Royale!

Jenn is still in charge! Fear for your lives! There has been much buzz in the running community of late about coconut water as a wonderful alternative to traditional energy drinks like Gatorade or Powerade – coconut water has naturally occurring electrolytes, carbohydrates, and potassium, with none of the weird preservatives and added sugars. Perfect for a runner’s hydration! But of course there’s always a catch. And the catch here is this: no one seems to be able to drink it. Oh, I exaggerate. Lots of people drink it. But they don’t seem to like it. Most of the...

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