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Things I found — 4/3/14

By | April 3, 2014 1:21 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading 5 foam rolling mistakes to avoid. Glute activtion: 10 must-do exercises (Weak glutes are to blame for many common running ailments, including low back pain and knee and hip problems. Solid running advice for all of us from ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes.  (“Fail boldly. The more you take on, the more you will fail…. View Article

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Get funky

By | January 28, 2014 12:42 pm | 0 Comments

 

Did you know there’s a whole website dedicated to funky running gear? I didn’t until Tom Madura, Erie’s barefoot runner, sent me this note: Are you still looking for feedback on what gear people got for Christmas? I got a great Nike Dri-Fit cold-weather shirt, and three new pairs of tights from Running Funky. As… View Article

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Things I found While Looking Around — 1/16/14

By | January 16, 2014 1:56 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading * 7 Habits of Highly Effective Runners and Eaters * Don’t be fooled by the claims on the front of the package. Check the nutrition facts. Here are 16 supposedly healthy foods with more sugar than a Snickers bar * Tight shoulders are common among runners, particularly among runners who have desk jobs…. View Article

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Hump day laugh

By | January 8, 2014 1:33 am | 0 Comments

 

Below-zero temps have made running outdoors somewhat impossible lately and that makes for cranky runners. So, I thought you could use a laugh today. Check out Mashable’s 12 people who should cancel their gym membership.  For instance: 1. This guy might be a little over prepared.

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Thing I found when looking around — 11/21/13

By | November 21, 2013 1:46 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading * Runners frequently suffer from back pain. Here are some useful tips to relieve it.  * Cholesterol myth: What really causes heart disease (Interesting…and I think probably spot-on). * Get your tissues. Jim’s Last Group Run. And…seriously…if I die young, you all better do this for me. * Sad, but true: Our kids… View Article

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25 things nonrunners don’t get about runners

By | October 30, 2013 1:33 am | 0 Comments

 

Check out this fun BuzzFeed:  25 things non runners don’t get about runners. My favorite: 7. Driving two hours at 5 a.m. to run 13.1 miles in sleet for nothing but free bagels and a cheap T-shirt.  

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Things I found while looking around — 10/17/13

By | October 17, 2013 1:42 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading * So the last 40 years of federal research into nutrition has been fatally flawed? I’m not surprised. I figured out I’d been hoodwinked a couple years ago. Truth: I think the food pyramid and it’s emphasis on grains & corn is what made America fat …well, that and highly-processed and genetically modified… View Article

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Signs, signs, everywhere are signs (Baltimore edition)

By | October 16, 2013 12:19 pm | 0 Comments

 

The best thing about a marathon? The spectators… especially the spectators with signs. I always see creative new ones — the funniest ones in Baltimore this weekend were those poking fun at the government shutdown. Here’s a selection of signs I managed to catch while on the run.     Under Armour is  headquartered in… View Article

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Things I found while looking around — 10/10/13

By | October 10, 2013 1:09 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading  * Herald Sun: The truth about modelling: What I wish I’d said to my fans . While this isn’t running related, it’s quite interesting. * The Reebooted Body: The Health and Fitness Industry is Dead (And That Includes You, Paleo). A must-read for anyone concerned about their own health, diet and fitness, you… View Article

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