Killed another pair of running shoes? Pull the laces out before you toss them. Erie Times-News reporter Dana Massing tells you why. (Word to the wise: considering the laces are from running shoes that may have seen a bit of sweat falling from above, you might want to toss them in the washer first. )
If your nimble fingered you can beat Usain Bolt. Learn how here.
Talk Nerdy To Me’s Top 5
Erie native, Katie Linendoll (now a regular tech expert for CNN and the host of Spike TV’s All Access Weekly — covering everything in the world of tech, gaming and comics) recently posted (on her blog Talk Nerdy To Me) her top five must-have health & fitness apps & gadgets, including a bike/elliptical hybrid that can burns 33% more calories.
Shooting (up) for Gold
Just in time for the start of the Summer Olympics, The Atlantic has come out with a complete guide to the Drugs of Olympic Doping Scandals. Initially, I rolled my eyes, but once I clicked, I found it fascinating to learn just exactly WHY they use certain drugs and what it does for them.
NOW, let the Games begin!
Color Rhonda Rad
You’ve heard of the color runs, right? You wear a white T-shirt, run a 5K as people throw special chalk at you and you end up with a truly unique race shirt.
Erie runner Rhonda Berlin and her daughter, Katie, are doing the Color Me Rad color run in Pittsburgh on Aug. 25 and she’s giving away two free entries to any Color Me Rad run. Details at Rhonda’s blog — Kids Running Wild.
T-shirt of the Week
Available here for $26.55.