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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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Enjoy a winter trail run from your couch

By | February 18, 2014 6:16 am | 0 Comments


I work at Penn State Behrend, which offers myriad running options from rugged trails to paved paths to cleared streets (our M&O folks kick butt at clearing the roads/paths here). I mostly stick to streets or paved paths (here are a few of my favorite routes), but last summer I was feeling adventurous, so I… View Article

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Time to detox (You can do anything for six weeks)

By | December 31, 2013 1:43 am | Comments Off


One of the most surprising things I learned when I experimented with a paleo-like diet a year ago was how my cravings for carbohydrates and sweets completely went away after abstaining for them for a few weeks.  I could sit in front of a plate of cookies or a basket of bread and have zero… 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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Things I found while looking around — 10/3/13

By | October 3, 2013 1:38 am | 0 Comments


 Worth Reading * You carry your water where? (Actually, it’s kinda smart) * New record marathon time set. Time to beat is now 2:03:23. Yes, that’s a marathon time, not a half-marathon time). * The Biggest Loser trainer, Jillian Michaels did the Malibu Triathlon and…apparently, it didn’t go well.    

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Rise and Shine

By | September 24, 2013 6:39 pm | 0 Comments


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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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Things I found — 5/9/13

By | May 9, 2013 1:52 am | 0 Comments


Worth Reading  * Ready for a new challenge? Try reverse running. * Outside magazine puts Tough Mudder’s First Death Into Context. * Beautiful with brains: Why the whole concept of a bikini body is bunk. * The running racket: How big business wrecked the marathon. “The average entry fee for the top 25 U.S. marathons… View Article

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Things I found — 4/18/13

By | April 18, 2013 2:18 am | 0 Comments


 Worth Reading * Jezebel: The People Who Watch Marathons “One of the many puzzling aspects of yesterday’s attacks was the question of what, exactly, the perpetrators thought they’d accomplish by targeting what basically amounts to a celebration of human tenacity. If anything, the tragedy in Boston will further solidify the bond between runner and spectator…. View Article

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