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Running tips for shorter days

By | November 5, 2013 1:21 am | 0 Comments


Now that we’ve turned the clocks back, it’s likely most of us will be running or walking in the dark (or low-light conditions…which is almost worse) Runners should always run defensively, but it’s even more important in the dark. Here are a few safety tips you should heed: * Always run against traffic. Never run… View Article

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Things I found — 9/12/13

By | September 12, 2013 1:19 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * A 23-year-old marathon runner recently collapsed and died at the 16th mile of the Brighton Marathon after consuming ibuprofen and supplements. I had no idea this was a dangerous combination. I’ve absolutely done it. Though, I will say that I quit taking IB in any form when I realized that it was… View Article

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Things I found — 6/20/13

By | June 20, 2013 1:18 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Are you big on post-recovery aids, such as ice baths and ibuprofen? You may want to rethink that. * 5 good reasons to add some speed to your  life (and…a few easy ways to do so). * Peak Performance and the Selfish Brain. This is fascinating insight into what’s going on… View Article

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Things I found — 6/6/13

By | June 6, 2013 1:48 am | 1 Comment


Worth Reading * Planning to run your first 6.2?  Here are 10 Tips for Running a 10K. * Runners, Yeah, we’re different. (I think I’ve done every one of these…you?) * 4 ways to stop side stitches (from * Tsk, tsk, NY Times, I think we all know the answer to this question: Is… View Article

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Hot weather running tips

By | May 31, 2013 1:59 am | 0 Comments


I received this question from a new-ish runner last week: How do you deal with the heat? I am having the hardest time adjusting . I ran outside most of the winter but the dripping sweat in my eyes and steamed up sunglasses and what feels like one long hot flash  is really affecting the… View Article

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Things I found — 5/23/13

By | May 23, 2013 1:44 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Dogs get high, too, but ferrets don’t. * 10 biggest running mistakes * Does it seem like it takes longer to recover the older you get? Um, it does. Here’s why. * For the ladies: Jezebel: If You Must Think About your Weight, Here Are 10 Things to Think About  Warning: there… View Article

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Things I found — 5/2/13

By | May 2, 2013 2:03 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Genetically Modified Foods: 7 Things Every Shopper Needs to Know * If you haven’t had a tick on you yet….it’s a matter of time, especially for those of you who run trail…(If this doesn’t make you itch, I don’t know what will): The Rise of the Tick & 9 tips for Avoiding… View Article

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Things I found — 3/7/13

By | March 7, 2013 2:16 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Who in your life has an eating disorder and what can you do about it? It’s more common than you think, especially among runners and, it’s not just women. * Eggs got a bad wrap years ago, but they are seriously one of the best things you can eat (yep…eat the WHOLE… View Article

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Things I Found — 2/21/13

By | February 21, 2013 1:21 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * One Tough Mother shares running wisdom from Bart Yasso’s recent Twitter chat (Don’t ask me…I don’t know what a Twitter chat is either). * There is such a thing as waterproof winter running shoes. Who knew? Oh, right, this blogger who reviewed them. (Why don’t I get  cool stuff to review?) *… View Article

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A new use for your foam roller

By | February 6, 2013 1:42 am | 0 Comments


Did you happen to notice that an Erie native was quoted in the January issue of Runner’s World magazine (above)? Tyler Travis is the executive director of the LECOM Wellness Center and he was quoted on “The Body Shop” page, in which he teaches us a whole new way to use every runner’s best friend… View Article

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