Monthly Archives: November 2014

Some Interesting Studies on Running With and Without Music (Recipe: Caramel Cinnamon-Sugar Pancakes)

A number of studies have been conducted to determine whether music provides an advantage while running One recent study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research looked at the effect of music on 5K running times. They discovered that when … Continue reading

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The Macy’s Day Parade! (Recipe: Slow-Cooker Honey Mustard Pulled Pork)

I have been MIA for quite a few days.  That is because on Tuesday afternoon, I headed up to New Jersey with Cheryl to be in THE Macy’s Day Parade! The original plan was to leave on Wednesday but because … Continue reading

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Obesity in the Military (Recipe: Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake)

You know my interest regarding school meals (I only spent my entire dissertation researching this area).  This report by Mission: Readiness on school meals and obesity in the military was extremely interesting.  I will reproduce snippets for you here. ***** While … Continue reading

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Gear for Running with Your Dog (Recipe: Chocolate Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes)

I run with the girls (Callie and Envy) and Bender (K&T’s BC).  Well, I did a lot more before fracturing my shoulder.  Since then I haven’t taken the chance.  Although, now that it has been 3 months since the fall … Continue reading

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Easy Runs. (Recipe: Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Bread)

The act of running comes naturally to most, unlike sports that require more complicated skill sets, like skiing, surfing or aiming a ball at a hoop. As we grow older, the easy, fluid running motion that we possess as children … Continue reading

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How Society Would Benefit if Every American Would Start Running… (Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread)

There was an article in the September edition of Runner’s World where a team of MBA students from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School estimated how society would benefit if every American would start running.  The team used statistics to demonstrate the potential … Continue reading

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Recovery. Because It’s What I’m Doing Right Now. (Recipe: Pear and Gorgonzola Flatbread)

Recovery may be the most overlooked aspect of training. Most athletes and coaches focus on the workouts. Improvements in fitness, however, occur during the recovery period between training sessions, not during the training itself. The human body is great at … Continue reading

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