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Things I found — 4/17/14

By | April 17, 2014 2:20 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth reading: Dr. George Sheehan wrote this essay in 1976. He was a man who was way ahead of his time: You Let a Girl Beat You? According to this article, what you eat the week of a marathon can make or break you. Meh…I don’t know. I suppose it probably matters, but “make or… View Article

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Things I found — 3/20/14

By | March 20, 2014 1:44 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading Star Tribune: She found running and left troubles in the dust How to pick the right running partner (Tip: If your goal is to get faster, your best running partners are those slightly faster than you. This means you may curse them while running because they will push you, but…that’s how you improve)…. View Article

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Things I found — 2/27/14

By | February 27, 2014 1:44 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading * You don’t need a gym membership or weights so strength train. Use your own body weight.  Check out these exercises that will  challenge your whole body (and there are links to more, too). * The Art of Running Shoe Maintenance has some interesting tips (some I’ve never heard before) to keep your… View Article

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Things I found — 2/20/14

By | February 20, 2014 1:52 am | 0 Comments

 

 Worth Reading * Let’s keep it real. * 17 things you should know before you date a runner. (“If you ever consider going on vacation together, chances are they will look into running a race while they’re out there.” LOL…true dat). * 11 charts that show everything that’s wrong with our modern American diet (No…. 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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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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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 — 8/22/13

By | August 22, 2013 1:56 am | 0 Comments

 

Worth Reading * Find out why slugs may be a runner’s new best friend. * Why it pays to be a newbie. * 5 Key Speed Workouts. * 8 “healthy” foods that are too good to be true.  (Seriously, was anyone really fooled by “veggie chips?”) Funny Stuff Watch Anti-Irritation Expert, John McEnroe, prepare real… View Article

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