Monthly Archives: August 2013

You’re a Real Runner If… (Recipe: Pizza Biscuit Bake)

This is an article from Runners World by Marc Parent.  I thought it was very good and inspiring.  I am giving Marc Parent credit for the rest of the blog post (until I talk about football of course!). I have … Continue reading

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An Insane (But Ridiculously Fun!) Next 43 Days and Gluten-Free Diets (Recipe: Tomato and Onion Pasta with Whole Wheat Linguini)

In 2012, reported 1.6 million people follow a gluten-free diet without a celiac diagnosis.  Many non-celiac endurance athletes have begun to adopt this eating style either to control weight or to reduce inflammation.  There are pros and cons to … Continue reading

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Inflammation of the Bursa–WTF? (Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan Bread Pizza)

So, I went to the doctor on Wednesday.  There was good news and bad news.  I am convinced you can never only get good news from a doctor.  Those guys, I swear. Anyway, the good news:  He thinks my IT … Continue reading

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Envy’s Body Awareness Workshop & Three Keys to Marathon Training (Recipe: Peach Snickerdoodle Cobbler)

So, this post may be on the longer side. Let’s start with 3 keys to marathon training! Among the common race distances (5K, 10K, 1/2 marathon), marathon training is completely unique.  Training for the marathon necessitates a specific focus on … Continue reading

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Fun Weekend in Madison! (Recipe: Brown Butter Peach Crumble Bars)

It was such a fun weekend in Madison!  Here were the highlights: – Music by Pat McCurdy – Memorial Union at night – Wine and Pumpkin Beer – People watching (particularly ridiculous undergrads and old people who think they are … Continue reading

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Epigenetics of Fat (Recipe: Burst Tomato Galette with Corn and Onion)

I read an article in The Economist a couple of issues ago titled “Altered States: The Epigenetics of Fat” that was super interesting.  I’m a dork, I know.  But I really enjoy learning about these things!  I will summarize it here. … Continue reading

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Rest Stops Along the Century Ride (Recipe: Fresh Peach Ice-Cream)

First–there is some exciting news out there in the research world!  According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, children who are physically active at school are NOT less active at home. The study found that … Continue reading

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Running a Relay? (Recipe: Roasted Eggplant and Couscous)

Spoiler Alert:  This post is a little bit all over the place. Relay events are picking up in popularity!  According to a Runners World poll, 32% of runners have participated in a relay and 43% have put it on their … Continue reading

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No DNF Here! (Recipe: Gullah Peach Cobbler)

My sister finished her first half-marathon!  And she came all the way up to Madison to do it!  I’m so proud and excited that I got to run it with her!  She did fantastic!  We hardly walked at all! I … Continue reading

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Better Sore Than Sorry (Recipe: Maple Wheat Bread)

Better Sore Than Sorry:  That is what the instructor’s shirt of my Insanity Class said today.  (Insanity Class today = sweating bullets.)  And I would have to agree.  I actually like the feeling of being sore.  It’s evidence of your … Continue reading

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