Monthly Archives: August 2014

Did You Know? (Recipe: Scrambled Egg Muffins)

Did you know: Research published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research discovered a link between core strength and actual running performance. For this study, scientists rounded up a group of healthy adult runners, and measured their lower-extremity stability … Continue reading

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Things Only Runners Understand

Most of this was taken from an article written by Sabrina Grotewold, and it made me reflect on all the races I’ve completed.  Because I’m a picture fanatic, I have lots of pictures to go with this post although for most … Continue reading

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Last Saturday’s Long Run #NYCMarathon #12weekstogo (Recipe: Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Avocado Sauce)

Last Saturday A and I ran 11 miles.  Pretty much in the middle of the day.  We finished at noon which is not the prime time to be finishing a long run.  But let me back up a little. I was … Continue reading

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Your Body Running Downhill and Catching Up with Friends! (Recipe: Sugar Cookie Cheesecake Bars)

When I first started blogging in preparation for the Boston Marathon, I talked a lot about being nervous about the downhill.  The opening stretch of the marathon is a 4-mile downhill which is one of the reasons it is such … Continue reading

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126 Hours with No Sweets (Recipe: Pistachio Crusted Asparagus)

I made it 126 hours with no sweets! From 3:30pm on August 3rd until 9:30pm on August 8th.  I can’t remember the last time I went that long without sweets.  Some days were harder than others!  And I broke the … Continue reading

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Iron Deficient Anemic. That’s Me Again. #NYCMarathon #13weekstogo (Recipe: Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad)

So, I had a doctor’s appointment early last week.  Because it was my first visit, I had to go back through my whole health history which included when I was severely iron deficient anemic in 2008–right before I started grad … Continue reading

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Runners on the Paleo Diet (Recipe: S’mores Brownies)

The Paleo diet advocates a model of eating based on prehistoric humans’ diets.  The diet excludes processed foods and refined sugars.  It emphasizes vegetables, fruits, nuts and grass-fed meat.  All of these are good things. Research has shown that diets … Continue reading

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