Nellie Acevedo talks marathons, body image, and taking those first steps

Friday Fitspiration is Racefully’s interview series, where we catch up with the world’s inspirational figures in health, fitness and wellbeing! Today, we’re chatting with Nellie Acevedo, the fabulous mum, runner, and super-blogger behind Brooklyn Active Mama. A mother of two and CEO of her own company, Nellie has run eleven half marathons and is currently training…

Ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet – a review

For three months, Racefully team member Sarah followed the Ketogenic diet. It’s a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate regime, designed to force your body to burn fat instead of carbs.   It’s wise to check with a doctor before following any diet plan that cuts out food groups. Here’s what she thought:…

yoga for runners

Yoga for runners

The key to getting fitter and faster is to run often, but also to compliment that with accessory exercises that will be beneficial. Yoga can help runners build flexibility and strength which are both very important.   As a runner, why should I practice yoga? As well as improved flexibility and strength, yoga will help…

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