Product Review: Zwift

Disclaimer: I received a Zwift Run Pod to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Transformative and genius are two words that come to mind in describing Zwift’s platform and Run Pod technology. Let’s go over a few basics before I dive in to my own experience. WHAT: The Zwift platform packs a plethora of visual routes (jungle, volcano, snowy mountains anyone?!) and is chock full of structured workouts, training plans, and group runs galore. Zwift enables users to interact, … Continue reading Product Review: Zwift

Marathon Training: Day 11

We’re under a heat advisory here in Delaware, apparently, so I decided to take my four-miler inside on the treadmill during my lunch break. I started listening to a new podcast upon the Runner Girls Podcast recommendation. It’s called the Black Tapes podcast, and while a bit contrived, it’s not bad so far. It’s about the paranormal, and it reminds me (so far—I’m only on Episode 2) of the Slender Man tale, which I find particularly creepy. According to the site, the podcast is “a serialized docudrama about one journalist’s search for truth, her enigmatic subject’s mysterious past, and the … Continue reading Marathon Training: Day 11

Marathon Training: Day 4

Today’s run was brought to you by the words rain, treadmill, and blinds. It’s raining again here in Delaware, so I took to my trusty treadmill. The view is horrendous. I literally looked at the window blinds in front of me for about fifty minutes. I did a four-mile run , although I was slated to only do three miles. I did four miles because A) I felt good, B) I have to do six miles this weekend, and C) it doesn’t sound right that I go from three to six miles during Week 1 of marathon training. I know that’s … Continue reading Marathon Training: Day 4