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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 your glow on (save the date)

By | November 27, 2013 1:55 am | 0 Comments


Back in March, I told you about the newest “fun run” craze — the electric run .    Well, I just received word that Erie will be getting it’s own nighttime fun run called the Glow Run 5K on Sunday, May 25 (Memorial Day weekend). The event will be held at Penn State Behrend and… View Article

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Things I found — 9/19/13

By | September 19, 2013 1:03 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Training for a marathon? Here’s how to avoid injury. * Treadmill, Elliptical Trainer, or StairMaster: Which gym machine is best for weight loss? The answer may surprise you (and it’s DEAD on, in my personal experience.) * Looking to hit the hills? Check out some of these routes (and upcoming races) at… View Article

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Things I found — 8/29/13

By | August 29, 2013 1:54 am | 0 Comments


Worth reading Western States Winner Pam Smith on Training with Kids. NPR: ‘Why this Compulsion to Run long distances?’ A Runners’ Beautiful Confession (“…but when I run the world goes quiet.” Me, too, Oatmeal) “Widespread” doping in Track & Field? *gasp* But, seriously, does this news really shock anyone? I hate to be jaded, but… View Article

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Things I found — 8/1/13

By | August 1, 2013 1:38 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Ironman Andy Potts shares his best training advice. (I think we should all start eating like little kids. I truly think we all eat too often…that eat small meals all day thing is bunk, provided the meals you do eat have protein and fat in them..yes, FAT…don’t be afraid. Trust me on… View Article

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Things I found — 7/25/13

By | July 25, 2013 1:05 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Are you familiar with the hilarious website Did you know the author of Oatmeal is a distance runner? Here’s why. * Fortunately, I’ve never had this problem, but…I know many runners do, so…here are 8 Tips for runners and GI Distress. * There’s a new marathon in the tri-state ‘hood. Canton,… View Article

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Things I found — 7/11/13

By | July 11, 2013 1:04 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Runner’s World tells the story of Bill Iffrig, the guy who we all watched knocked to the ground repeatedly in that Boston Marathon bombing footage that kept looping for days (then he ended up bottom-down in that Sports Illustrated cover), and what a story it is.  (Yes, I’m a month behind in… 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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Muddy Viking – Oct. 5

By | June 12, 2013 1:13 am | 0 Comments


The 2nd annual Muddy Viking: Run for Your Life at Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center in nearby Bemus Point, N.Y., is set for Saturday, Oct. 5. Sort of a bummer for me because we totally enjoyed the event last year and were looking forward to doing it again this year, but….it’s the same day/time as the… 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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