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Butter In Your Coffee

Posted by: on December, 16 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Amanda Macmillan The latest trend has runners blending butter and oil (such as coconut) into their cuppa Joe, a drink often called “bulletproof coffee”—so-named after The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey (and published by RW’s parent company, Rodale). Fans claim it provides lasting energy, staves off hunger, and helps […]

Lunch Hour Fit

Posted by: on December, 16 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jeff Galloway There’s no better way to ward off the afternoon doldrums than going for a lunchtime run. Getting out for as little as 15 minutes invigorates both mind and body—it can reduce stress, stimulate creativity, and activate hormones associated with positive thinking, not to mention help keep you […]

Woman Sentences to 15 Years In Hit And Run Bike Death

Posted by: on December, 12 2014

Found on Chron.com and written by Dug Begley Jurors sentenced a Houston woman to 15 years in prison Thursday for failing to stop after fatally injuring a bicyclist with her truck. The decision on punishment for Margaret Mayer, 36, came after 38 minutes of deliberation. She could have been sentenced to probation or up to […]

Snowshoe Racing 101

Posted by: on December, 11 2014

Found on Competitor.com and written by Brian Metzler Snowshoe running can burn upwards of 1,000 calories per hour. It’s a lot like running, but it’s nothing like it at all. Give it a try! Snowshoe racing can be a good way to test conditioning and race fitness during the winter. There are more than 100 […]

VIDEO: Macca Discusses Overcoming Swim Fears

Posted by: on December, 11 2014

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Run In The Pack To Get Your Next P.R

Posted by: on December, 11 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Alison Wade Study finds that elite competitors who ran in packs slowed less throughout their races. A new study Journal of Sport Sciences supports what many runners have anecdotally observed—if you want to race your best, you could benefit from running in a pack. Choose wisely, however, or it […]

3 Workouts For The Holidays

Posted by: on December, 11 2014

Found on Competitor.com and written by Jenny Hadfield Short, effective interval runs that are treadmill friendly. Do you have any workouts you can recommend for the holiday season? I’m busy as heck, traveling a ton, and will be running on the treadmill through the winter since it is a safest way to get in my […]

Do Statins Make It Tough To Exercise

Posted by: on December, 10 2014

Found on New York Times and written by Gretchen Reynolds For years, physicians and scientists have been aware that statins, the most widely prescribed drugs in the world, can cause muscle aches and fatigue in some patients. What many people don’t know is that these side effects are especially pronounced in people who exercise. To […]

Your Body On A 30 Minute Run

Posted by: on December, 8 2014

Found on Women’s Health Magazine and written by Laura Beil A 30-minute run leads to awesome mental and physical benefits In the first few seconds Your muscles start using adenosine triphosphate (ATP), energy molecules your body makes from food. That burst of power you feel? It’s ATP converting into another high-powered molecule, adenosine diphosphate (ADP). […]

Study Shows Running Keeps You Healthier, Longer

Posted by: on December, 8 2014

Found on Competitor.com Seniors who run regularly are able to maintain their “fuel economy,” according to the study. A new study has concluded that running, to no one’s surprise, is beneficial and helps people stay healthier. The joint effort between the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University found that senior citizens who run […]