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Ashleigh Falkin


Ashleigh Falkin is a passionate runner and whole foodie. She is a kindergarten teacher by day and writer by night. Catch all of her fitness and nutrition tips here on the Oklahoma Sports and Fitness blog as well as at or follow her on Twitter: @ashleighfalkin

Mar 042014
Food Concepts: The Right Choices

Eating seems like such a basic concept. When your body is hungry, feed it. When you feel full, stop eating. Some argue that food is food and at the end of the day, calories are calories. Make sure you don’t get too many or too little.  Seems pretty basic, right? Sure, the actual act of Continue Reading «Food Concepts: The Right Choices»

Oct 122013
Gluten-Free Almond Flour Pancakes

There is really nothing better than pancakes. They are seriously delicious and if prepared with the right ingredients, can be nutritious and wholesome. I am especially a fan of whipping up a batch after a long run. The thought of yummy homemade ‘cakes gets me through those last tough miles on many a run. I’ve Continue Reading «Gluten-Free Almond Flour Pancakes»

May 282013
Weight Lifting for Runners: Biceps

The last post in the series focused on the importance of a weight training regimen and why exactly it is good for us. I also shared some basic shoulder exercises and explained exactly why those exercises were beneficial to runners. In this post, I will continue to focus on the upper body, in particular, the biceps. As Continue Reading «Weight Lifting for Runners: Biceps»

Apr 112013
Weight Lifting for Runners

As we all know, running is a very healthy habit. It keeps your body healthy and, if you’re like me, it keeps your mind healthy as well. If running is your sole form of exercise…props to you! It is amazing that you are out there hitting the pavement (or treadmill) on a consistent basis. However, Continue Reading «Weight Lifting for Runners»

Apr 012013

I am very excited and honored to be blogging with Oklahoma Sports and Fitness Magazine. Running and nutrition are serious passions of mine and I am grateful for the opportunity to write, discuss, and learn within this wonderful community. In addition to writing here for the magazine, I also contribute to the ICEdot blog as Continue Reading «Sharing Your Passion»