This post is totally un-teacher related so if you are looking for a great classroom tip then you may want to stop reading. ;) I've seen a ton of teachers on Instagram posting about their summer fitness. I'm no expert (that would make me sound like a huge
I wanted to share my top favorites for running (yoga will be a separate post). I promise not everything will be super pricey either. What teacher wants to spend their paycheck on $$$ workout gear?! Case in point-I ran the NYC Marathon in Sauconys from Rack Room. Swear!
So, here we go--my favorite running essentials!
1. The first item is the Nike Tempo Shorts. I probably have them in every color. They are Dri-Fit so they keep you cool, the waistband is comfortable, and they don't ride up. I've tried Lulu Lemon, New Balance, Target, and Under Armour (skirts and shorts). The Nike shorts are my personal favorite. I love the hidden pocket for keys and your iPod can easily clip on the skinny waistband. You can't beat the price either, not bad for $25ish.
3. Let's face it, we are getting old. Anyone else out there want to cry watching This is 40? Ugh. My third must have can help with that. It's cheaper than a $350 X-ray from one of your student's fathers (trust me on this one). Joint Repair pills. Yes, girls. It works. You can buy any brand you prefer, just look at the main ingredients. I happen to love the Trader Joes Joint Support with MSM, Glucosamine, and Chondriotin. Taking one a day (keeps the $ doctor away) and will keep your joints flexible and happy. Have angry knees? Aches and pains after a run? So did I. Try these, you won't regret it!
4. I'd be a real loser if I didn't mention shoes. I highly recommend getting a professional fitting. You know the kind---you run on a treadmill and the
If you are a runner or just love to run casually, I hope I helped you out with some tips. Did I miss anything? Tell me what your running must haves are and, as always, thanks for reading!
I linked up with Michelle from Fabulous in First because this was definitely a random Sunday Smorgasbord kind of post! Check out what everyone has been up to this weekend! Thanks, Michelle!