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Good BBQ Options For Runners

Posted by: on August, 29 2014

This post was found on Eat2Run.com and written by sarahjanecuff I had a client exclaim to me just last week how she really wants to reach her racing weight, but not necessarily at the expense of never enjoying another barbecue (or birthday cake)! I hear her. I get that. And I want you to know a […]

How To Fuel For An Early Morning Run

Posted by: on August, 29 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Pamela Nisevich Bede I often have to complete my runs first thing in the morning, so I can’t have my regular, hearty oatmeal with banana, dried fruit, nuts, seeds, and peanut butter breakfast beforehand. I normally run on an empty stomach for distances up to four miles without problems, […]

Tips To Help You Kill The Hills

Posted by: on August, 29 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Alex Hutchinson Australian miler Herb Elliott’s gut-churning sand dune workouts prior to his 1960 Olympic gold helped establish hill training as critical to every serious training plan. But simply sprinting up and down inclines isn’t a winning strategy, as Australian researchers discovered. The experts wired up a group of […]

Deputy That Fatally Struck Cyclist Will Not Face Criminal Charges

Posted by: on August, 29 2014

Found on KTLA.com and written by Melissa Pamer A Sheriff’s Department deputy who fatally struck a cyclist in Calabasas will not face criminal charges in the death because his actions cannot be proved negligent, according to a Los Angeles County prosecutor’s report. The Dec. 8, 2013, collision that killed prominent entertainment attorney Milton Olin of Woodland Hills […]

Study: Gels Are Good Fueling Option For Half Marathons

Posted by: on August, 27 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Scott Douglass If you like to fuel during half marathons, consider using gels instead of on-course sport drinks, suggests a study recently published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine. The benefit of consuming carbohydrates during endurance events lasting more than an hour has been well-established in laboratory studies. A potential […]

Eating Your Way To Recovery

Posted by: on August, 26 2014

Found on Competitor.com and written by Sally Berry Sometimes getting sick or injured while training is beyond your control. Eat To Prevent Illness (colds, minor viruses) Boost these nutrients: Iron and zinc (seafood, lean meat, beans) to help prevent infections. Vitamin C (citrus, fresh melon, berries, peppers); vitamin A (peaches, sweet potatoes, carrots, kale); vitamin E […]

When Do You Run?

Posted by: on August, 26 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by By Robert James Reese (Google+), Dan Fuehrer, Christine Fennessy So, when do you run? If you’re like most humans, you have a job, which means you run early–or late. But how early and how late? And how do American time-of-day workout habits compare to runners in, say, China, India, or Switzerland? We were curious. […]

VIDEO: What Moves You? Teaser Trailer

Posted by: on August, 25 2014

Told from the point-of-view of runners from all walks of life, the film explores the inspiration and motivation that modern cultures associate with running. On the surface, the reasons people run seem obvious; health, stress, competition to name a few. But what if there is a deeper, more intrinsic compulsion that connects people who choose […]

How To Avoid Race Day Pit Stops

Posted by: on August, 25 2014

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Lauren Antonucci Q: I feel great in training, but I keep having to stop to use the bathroom during half-Ironman races. What can I do to avoid race-day pit stops? A: There are many factors that can contribute to frequent Porta-Potty trips in endurance racing, most of which can […]

4 Ways To Enjoy The Long Run

Posted by: on August, 25 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jen A. Miller Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it’s over; we hate the anticipation of actually getting out there. Yet it must be done: The long run is the keystone of any training program—5-K to […]