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Tortilla Chips vs Potato Chips: Which Is Lesser Of Two Evils?

Posted by: on May, 26 2016

Found on eatclean.com and written by Caroline Praderio In Clean Eating Dreamland, every snack spread you encounter is stocked with fresh crudité and organic mixed nuts. Here in reality, of course, the options aren’t so abundant. We’ve all sidled up to the party snack table that’s got nothing but jumbo bags of potato chips and […]

Calf, Achilles or Foot Pain? This May Be Why.

Posted by: on May, 26 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jenny Hadfield A peek inside your shoes might provide the answer. One of the blessings of being a coach is this: If you pay attention, you can see trends before they become trendy. Sometimes they are positive, like the value of adding cross-training to your routine. But many times […]

The Best Superfoods For Runners

Posted by: on May, 26 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Denise Schipani Slim down, speed up, and boost your health with key nutrient-packed foods and drinks. When runners think of superfoods, exotic, hard-to-find ingredients often come to mind. Acai berry extract? Kelp noodles? Seriously? But superfoods don’t have to be obscure to be, well, super. Think of the simple […]

Battling High Cholesterol

Posted by: on May, 25 2016

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Lauren Antonucci I train hard and try to eat right, but my doctor told me I have high cholesterol. What can I do nutritionally to lower my cholesterol?  It is possible to both be a “healthy” triathlete and have high cholesterol. I have numerous clients in exactly your situation. […]

Man Born Without Arms or Legs Prepares For First Marathon

Posted by: on May, 25 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Hailey Middlebrook Chris Koch will use a longboard to compete in the Calgary Marthon. When talking about marathon training, Chris Koch, 37, says he’s just like any other runner. He logs high mileage (around 75 miles per week), builds strength with resistance bands, and does core exercises. But Koch, […]

6 Weird Things That Happen To Your Body While Running

Posted by: on May, 25 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Selene Yeager for Bicycling Magazine Running blasts stress, strengthens your heart, and gives you great legs – but it can have some strange side effects. The benefits of aerobic exercises such as cycling or running are unmistakable. But a few of its odder side effects—like tasting blood during a […]

Better Together: Team Beer’s Triathlon Journey

Posted by: on May, 25 2016

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Susan Lacke This mother-son team is paving the way for other triathlon families. Megan Beer started running in 2010. The 37-year-old single mother had difficulty finding childcare during her workouts, so she put her son Adam in a jogging stroller and logged the miles in and around their hometown […]

Saddle Sores 101

Posted by: on May, 25 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Susan Lacke They’re uncomfortable, gross and almost inevitable for those who ride a bike. Saddle sores, or painful lesions on the buttocks, groin, perineum, or upper thighs, have plagued many a triathlete. Though most cases are benign and disappear quickly, saddle sores can and do progress to abscesses requiring […]

How To Pick The Right Running Partner

Posted by: on May, 25 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jenna Birch A great running partner (or two) can keep you honest and motivated.  Here’s how to hook up. It’s 6 a.m. You’re just coming to terms with the fact that your alarm went off, and though you’re still groggy, your mind manages to race through all the reasons […]

VIDEO: Track Athlete Finishes Race After Rupturing Achilles

Posted by: on May, 24 2016

Shelby Erdahl wouldn’t let one of the most gruesome injuries stop her from crossing the finish line at her final collegiate track meet.