Post PGH Marathon Update | The Strength Returns

Post PGH Marathon Update | The Strength Returns

If you haven't read my recap of the race, make sure you read that first! It's been nearly two weeks since my very first marathon - the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. I feel like these first few weeks post-race should be more of a rollercoaster, but they're really not. In fact, they're kind of [...]

PGH Marathon Training Update | The Revelation: Running Is Legit The Only Thing I Haven’t Quit Since 2014

PGH Marathon Training Update | The Revelation: Running Is Legit The Only Thing I Haven’t Quit Since 2014

"I think [your best friend] would agree with me. You've quit a lot of things." The words of my husband. I remember when he said this. We were sitting at the dining room table among a landmine of crumbs that the baby left scattered along the floor and the top of the dining room table. [...]

Running Shoes: Nursing & Running Efficiently & Effectively with Ellen, @ellebelleruns

Running Shoes: Nursing & Running Efficiently & Effectively with Ellen, @ellebelleruns

So many women who follow me started doing so when I was running through my last pregnancy. Most of the questions I receive from female runners are about running and fitness both during and after pregnancy: "What kind of stroller is best? When should I begin running again?" And of course: "How do I get [...]