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Through most of my marathon career, I have been very careless about proper recovery after long training runs and races. In fact, back in my Boston days, we finished our long runs at a pub in Boston and rehydrated with beer. The closer I creep towards my fifties; however, I’m willing to seek anything to...
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In the process of writing my marathon book (announcement coming soon!) and conducting marathon workshops, I have come across a topic of high interest – Nutrition and Running. As such, I will devote a series of blog posts to best answer impending questions I have received. Today’s question is: What should I eat immediately before...
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It’s no secret I am a dog lover for many reasons, including their value as running partner. In fact, if running with another human being is not your style, a hairy person is a great substitute! There are many benefits to running with dogs. Here are a few of the reasons why, brought to you...
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After sharing Wednesday’s not-so-uplifting realities of getting pregnant in our 40s, I thought I’d complete my fashionably late mom series on a lighter note. For those of us who successfully conceived and gave birth later in life (or are considering doing so), here is my list of top afflictions facing “old moms.” 1. Mid-life Memory...
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How many of you have taken a spinning class? I took my first one after registering for the Boise Half Ironman, which will be held June 10. My plan is to spin through the cold weather in preparation for outdoor action in May. What I have discovered about spinning during the last month or so...
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Bantering back and forth on Facebook yesterday, I had a message from my friend, Bob, a former grad school classmate who always knew how to make me laugh with his sarcastic and witty sense of humor. Seventeen years later, he hasn’t lost his touch. When my friend Karrie answered my question for Bob about what...
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