Monthly Archives: May 2015

Running of the Bulls 8K (Recipe: Oatmeal Cream Pie Bars)

So, I know I am skipping ahead in races because I haven’t talked about running Bolder Boulder, yet…BUT yesterday I ran Durham’s Running of the Bulls 8K. (I think it was the 7th annual race!) When my alarm went off … Continue reading

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HIPster Lingo (Recipe: Buttermilk and Herb Marinated Chicken)

Let’s have a quick anatomy lesson. Weakness or dysfunction in the hips can contribute to numerous running injuries. First let’s look at weakness in the following areas: – Gluteus Maximus: The strong, multilayered butt muscle absorbs impact and generates force … Continue reading

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Quick Book Review: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (Recipe: Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip Cookies)

I know, I know. This is a classic, but I had never read this book in school. It was never a required reading. I am sure some people view the classics as boring, but I actually really enjoyed this novel! … Continue reading

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Running Myths Debunked (Recipe: Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies)

There are a whole lot of running myths out there. Lots and lots. I read an article by Jason Karp that summed several of them up nicely. Myth 1: The pricier the shoe, the better it is. A more expensive … Continue reading

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10 Miles Without Compression Socks! (Recipe: Lisa’s Brownies)

So, I went on my longest run since the marathon last Friday–10 miles. I ran 4 miles on my own and 6 miles with Shawn. It was a really nice morning for a run! (Unlike Monday and Tuesday) And it … Continue reading

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Mini Italian Lesson #9: Reading an Italian Menu (Recipe: Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina)

Italian food. It’s one of the best things about traveling to Italy, right!? So, in our Italian class we went through the organization of a menu in Italy. You start with the antipasti (appetizers).┬áHere you can find: l’antipasto Italiano (cured … Continue reading

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Hamstring Cupping (Recipe: Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Frosting)

I think I have mentioned before that I have had my hamstrings cupped. I think I have also mentioned how painful it is. Bob really hits those spots where the muscles need release. Here is what that looks like–yeah, I … Continue reading

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