Monthly Archives: July 2015

Having Muscle Cramps This Summer?

Did you know that nighttime leg spasms are twice as common in the warm months as in the winter, new research in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found? And frequent exercisers are especially at risk due to post-workout muscle tightness. When … Continue reading

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Pot Has Become Easier to Study

I can’t recall if I mentioned to you before that a coworker and I submitted a proposal to study recreational marijuana use in legalized states. But if I didn’t mention it, we did submit one. We are still waiting to … Continue reading

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16 Miles of Heat and Hell (Recipe: Chocolate Chip Graham Cracker Cookies)

So, I had what felt like the longest run ever last Saturday. Longest. Run. Ever. Not exaggerating. I was in Hilton Head, and it was warm. I had been up late the night before so I didn’t get started until 7am. … Continue reading

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Good Things About Running and a Little Bit of Reno (Recipe: Pork with Sweet Potatoes)

Since 1991, the National Runners’ and Walkers’ Study at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California has followed more than 154,000 runners and walkers. It found that as little as 3 to 7 miles of running per week reduces risk of … Continue reading

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Review: Saucony Curve Crusader

Another sports bra review for you! (The Juno has also arrived so I will be reviewing that one for you shortly!) However, I like this sports bra, too! It is crisscrossed in the back, which I feel helps distribute support … Continue reading

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Four Miler on the Fourth (Recipe: Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake)

So, I’m a little behind, but on the 4th of July, A and I drove to Carrboro so I could run a 4 mile race. I had never run a 4-miler, so that automatically made it a PR. Woohoo! I … Continue reading

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San Diego and the Childhood Obesity Conference (Recipe: Italian Burrito)

A couple of weeks ago I attended the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference in San Diego, California. I thought it was a fantastic conference, and it was the largest gathering in the nation to fight childhood obesity. And I got … Continue reading

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