5 questions all marathoners-in-training don’t want to answer

Ahhh the quintessential training questions. Marathoners love to talk about their training, but there are a few questions we prefer you don't ask. While we realize that many non-runners mean well, some questions should just be off-limits. "My cousin couldn't walk for days after she finished her marathon -- you sure you want to deal [...]

The Ultimate Guide To Turning Every Conversation Ever Into How You’re Training For A Marathon

The Ultimate Guide To Turning Every Conversation Ever Into How You’re Training For A Marathon

.Option 1: The Piggy Backer This option is best used to build on someone else's point even when it has nothing to do with running or marathoning. The truth is that your marathon training cycle is probably more important than anything others have to say, anyway. How to use it: Listen to someone else's point [...]

“Mompreneur” And Other Discourse We Need To Suppress Immediately

For as long as I can remember, I have been a #wordnerd. I remember being under ten years old and asking my mom which version of "your" or "you're" she liked best. Note: At this point, I don't think I understood the differences, I just thought it was cool that you could spell them differently. [...]

Dear Instagram-Highlight-Reel “Fitness Coach”

Dear Instagram-Highlight-Reel “Fitness Coach”

I'm still mad. Yes, I am still mad over someone in direct sales who implied that women can get back to wearing pre-pregnancy clothes after six days if they just "follow the program" and drink a fucking shake. It doesn't matter what the brand or company is (although I am sure you can figure it [...]

An Open Letter To The Woman Who Gave Me Shitass “Advice” On A Mom-To-Be Message Board

Let me preface this: I have never been a fan of "mommy groups." I have always been a fan of empowering moms to have confidence and take care of themselves. The two are not interchangeable. Why don't I care for them? I just don't fit in with the whole "mommy group" crowd. No, I don't [...]