Category Archives: Puppy Tips

Cardiac Drift (Recipe: Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pumpkin Puree)

Imagine this scenario: You’re out on an easy recovery run in the summer, and you’re wearing a heart-rate monitor. You’re on an out-and-back course and you’re planning to run for 40 minutes. It’s pretty hot and humid, just a bit … Continue reading

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Rotate Your Shoes! (Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin American Loaf Bread)

Several different runners have told me over the years that I need to rotate my shoes.  In my mind, it made sense, so I did it, but I never really researched it. But now a study has finally been published … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Running Gear (Recipe: Pumpkin Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies)

Every runner has different preferences when it comes to running in the cold.  Me?  I will wear gloves if the temperature is below 45*; however, I won’t wear full-length running tights until the temperature is below 25*, and unless the … Continue reading

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Brown Fat vs. White Fat (Recipe: Spiced Honey-Glazed Sweet Potato Wedges)

Did you know that there are two types of fat in the body?  Brown fat and white fat. According to Dr. Francis Collins, “[Brown] fatty tissue burns calories, puts out heat like a furnace, and helps you keep you trim.”  … Continue reading

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Fast-Food and Wholesome-Food (Recipe: Cook’s Illustrated Pumpkin Pie)

On the eve of Thanksgiving before we are stuffed with turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, I thought a post on fast-food and wholesome food was very appropriate.  (Well, you will be stuffed with turkey and mashed potatoes–I’m not a … Continue reading

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Flat Abs Article and Randomness (Recipe: Garlic Bread Pizza Crust)

So, the other day I read an article on the Huffington Post called “How to Get Flat Abs, Have Amazing Sex and Rule the World in 8 Easy Steps”.  The article basically says we keep buying into lies that certain … Continue reading

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Running at Your Lactate Threshold (Recipe: Penzeys Pumpkin Pie)

Research has shown that the lactate threshold is the best physiological predictor of distance-running performance.  The closer your race pace will be to your lactate-threshold pace, the more important it becomes to be able to hold a hard pace for … Continue reading

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