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Common knee pain causes

By | March 14, 2014 1:25 am | 0 Comments


Recently saw this posted on FB and found it quite interesting.

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Dead legs (answers)

By | February 11, 2014 1:06 am | 0 Comments


I recently received this question from a reader: I just started a jogging program, fast walk for 1.5 minutes and then run/jog for 1 min. It is a total 30 minute workout. My legs feel like dead weights from the knees down. I run every other day. What is causing this and how do I… View Article

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Things I found — 8/8/13

By | August 8, 2013 1:19 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading * Protein is key to satiating meals and, therefore, key to weight loss (you eat much less when you eat protein). Here are 9 Portable Protein Sources for Athletes (though I disagree with peanut butter…it’s full of sugar and peanuts are legumes, not nuts). * Can’t figure out what your next race should… View Article

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Friday ?: Recovery Aids

By | July 12, 2013 3:02 am | 0 Comments


What’s your number one recovery aid (aids)? ice bath, compression socks, chocolate milk? What’s your go-to to speed recovery? “Vicodin.” — Dbrew (It’s a joke, people!) “IPA” — Ross Aresco (It’s a type of beer) “Easy runs” — Pat Krott “Diet Dr. Pepper and potato chips!” — Jan Comi “Lavender Epsom salts in my bath… 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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Train drain

By | June 17, 2013 8:35 am | 0 Comments Times-News There’s an interesting article in the Erie Times-News’ sport section today. The headline sure caught my eye this morning: Train drain: Stop running yourself into the ground, and get more by doing less. It’s a thought-provoking read that worth your 10 minutes. Check it out here.    

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Friday Question: Aid for sore muscles

By | June 14, 2013 1:39 am | 0 Comments This week’s question addresses something EVERY runner has dealt with — sore muscles! I asked runners: What’s your favorite/go-to remedy for sore muscles? * Epson salts/ foam roller and a beer. — Amy Cronk * Between  golf balls and “the stick,” I rely on massaging to rub out and keep circulation moving. — Christine… View Article

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I’m a poser

By | June 3, 2013 1:04 am | 1 Comment


 Me…posing So I took a 90-minute lesson in the Pose Method of running from Julie Robinson, owner of RunErie and a certified Pose running instructor and wrote about it for yesterday’s Her Times magazine in the Erie Times-News. Here’s my part: Posed to Run By Heather Cass I love my hot pink and black Saucony… 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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Strike a pose

By | May 17, 2013 1:52 am | 0 Comments


Have you always wanted to learn the pose method of running? Perhaps you’ve tried to teach yourself? If you have absolutely no idea what I’m taking about, read this. If you don’t have time for that, watch this: OK… that were all up to speed, the good news…..drumroll, please….. You can learn it right here… View Article

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