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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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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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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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Save the date, ladies – Free Her Times 5K training

By | June 3, 2013 1:23 am | 0 Comments


Best Fitness has partnered with the Her Times 5K to offer a free couch-to-5K program for women. The program kicks off on July 13 at 7:45 a.m. at Beach 1 at Presque Isle State Park. Runners will meet for an hour every Saturday for 12 weeks leading up to the Her times 5K on Oct…. View Article

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Things I found — 5/16/12

By | May 16, 2013 1:59 am | 0 Comments


 Worth Reading *Big Brother Fitbit Flex is watching tracking you. If you’re looking to get a handle on exactly how much exercise you’re getting every day and are considering strapping on a fitness tracker (think those armband things you wear that meausure your activities, calorie burn, sleep, etc.), word has it the new Fitbit Flex… View Article

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Weekend racing & Membership meeting note

By | May 8, 2013 1:11 am | 0 Comments


Four races to choose from this weekend…and a reminder that the ERC membership meeting heads outdoors starting this month: SATURDAY * Women’s Care Center 5K – 9 a.m. at Presque Isle State Park (Rotary Pavilion). Info here. * Braves Mighty Milers 5K – 9 a.m. at Iroquois Elementary School. Info here. *Run for the Woods… View Article

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Penn State Behrend to host first-ever track meet Saturday

By | April 25, 2013 2:06 pm | 0 Comments


As you may or may not know, Penn State Behrend, in Harborcreek, has a brand-new track-and-field facility.  This Saturday, April 27, the college is hosting its very first track meet ever!  Local rivals Mercyhurst University and Gannon University will be coming to compete, so it’s sure to be a meet worth watching. Admission is free,… View Article

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A girl with a plan

By | March 27, 2013 1:30 am | 0 Comments


So here it is…the piece of paper that will be the boss of me until the PA Grand Canyon Marathon on July 28. You may notice there are only three runs a week on that calendar, not the usual piles-and-piles of miles most marathon training plans recommend. I can’t handle a high-mileage marathon training plan… 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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