Author Archives: the13thmile

About the13thmile

I am proud to now say I am a half-marathon runner! Three half-marathons qualify for that status, I think. I blog about about running, nutrition and sometimes some other stuff. I share my research, tips and experiences with you, and am inspired by the supportive running community! I enjoy connecting with other runners, and hearing about other people's running experiences. Feel free to reach out if you have ran marathons or half marathons in the past!

Crossing the Finish Line: The End of the Half-Marathon Blogging Road

Photo from: fitbit.com The13thmile blog has been an amazing growth journey for the past year for me. Through the support this blog has given me, and through working at the monstrous challenge of distance running by breaking off small chunks, … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Treat Without the Guilt – Black Bean Brownies

Although I have not yet tried this recipe, it sounds like a winner, and I will bake them soon! Heart-healthy black beans, smothered in just enough cocoa powder to trick tastebuds? I’m in! It seems like once the beans are … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Workout at Home During Winter Snowstorms

A few weeks ago, I wrote on the ease of continuing to run outside, despite extreme weather conditions – like post-snowstorm. However, I do believe that at a certain point – like when the roads are coated with semi-invisible ice, or your city … Continue reading

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It’s February 1st – Where are your New Year’s Resolutions?

In her New Year’s Eve Blog post, Lauren Slayton, MS, RD and Foodtrainers owner challenged us to “check back on February 1”. With January in the books, I thought I’d accept her challenge and ask everyone: where are your New … Continue reading

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Blast Fat With Fun: Three Winter Wonderland Outdoor Activities

As much as I use the gym as a necessarily evil, especially during the winter months, I try to avoid over-exposure to indoor cardio machines. My school of thought is that fitness should be fun or we won’t want to do … Continue reading

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Q&A with: Heidi Reichenberger McIndoo, Author of When to Eat What

In her book, When to Eat What, Heidi Reichenberger McIndoo, MS, RD, LDN provides practical advice on how to lose weight in a healthy way. She picks apart the tough eating scenarios from the daily lives of busy individuals balancing … Continue reading

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Women’s Health: 101 Greatest Running Tips

Every so often, Women’s Health Magazine publishes a running tips list. I thought I would share it with you today, as it has some gems: Starting Out 1. Accept the challenge “Everyone is an athlete. But some of us are … Continue reading

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