And the #1 New Years Resolution is…

And the #1 New Years Resolution is…
I want to lose weight in the new year. Exercise and dieting will be my #1 goal. Getting off the couch and start shedding the burgers, casseroles, chips and chocolate pounds I’ve gained during the winter hibernation season will be tough but doable. I have to set a goal further into the year so...

Steps to Marathon Recovery

Steps to Marathon Recovery
Congratulations on completing your marathon. Whether it be your first or fifteenth, it’s always a great feeling to run or … crawl across that finish line.  You did what a lot of people cannot do, run 26.2 miles!! Now you must be having problems going up and down stairs, walking fast, whole...

Nutrition for Female Vegetarian Runners

Nutrition for Female Vegetarian Runners
Vegetarians must be very conscious of their diet.  I’m a semi-vegetarian which means I exclude some animal products but not all.  I eat eggs, fish and dairy products.  I’m not a vegetarian for any cultural or religious reasons, it was just a personal choice made about 10 years ago. If...

Calcium For Female Runners

Calcium For Female Runners
If you are a girl and run a lot of mileage like myself or you probably run more than me, you need to pay special attention to your bones.   You run to have a healthier lifestyle and for a stronger heart, but constant pounding directly impacts your bone strength.  Runners excrete calcium through sweating...