Race day is less than 2 weeks away. It is more important now, than ever, to eat right, sleep right & stay away from sick people. If you are sick & around me, please don’t be offended if I run the other way. Eating right should be a no-brainer, but that isn’t always the [...]
Last spring I bought some CW-X compression capri pants. At the time I was having some IT band & hip flexor issues and I figured they couldn’t hurt.
The idea of behind compression pants for running is as follows:
Extensive studies show that wearing CW-X tights results in 26% less energy expenditure than [...]
Last week I shared a post on my training for my upcoming half marathons. I am pleased to share that I have been diligent about sticking to my training and cleaning up the food that I put in my body. There has been no ice cream. I realize that is a travesty, but I [...]
As a runner I have learned the importance of properly fueling my body. Skimping on calories & nutrients hurts performance and can hurt your body, too. Carbohydrates are important to supply muscles with glycogen for exercise and a snack of protein & carbs is important after running to help refuel & repair muscles. It [...]
This is going to be a combination running and gluten-free post. This is now my 2nd season with MIT (Marathoners in Training) and I really can’t say enough good things about it. If you don’t live here in the Columbus area, I only hope that you have access to a wonderful training program such as [...]
Before I ran my first marathon in Cleveland last May (2010), I purchased a SPIbelt to carry some essentials when I ran. I had previously used another belt, made by Amphipod, I think, and it hit me in the wrong spot on the waist & caused a nice abrasion after my first half marathon. Before [...]
This post has nothing whatsoever to do with gluten-free food, but I am gluten-free, so there you have it.
Once I find something that works for me, I am extremely loyal. When I first started running, I was told, heard & read that I should buy “running” socks. I thought I already had them, [...]
I just realized that while I updated my Daily Mile site with a recap of the Cap City Half Marathon, I hadn’t gotten around to updating you all here. How silly of me! I had scheduled posts to go up for the end of last week and the weekend so that I didn’t have to [...]
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