Interval Hill Climbs...
Today in running class we ran hill repeats.   It was a different kind of workout that I’m used to where we had to calculate our splits.  We ran on one hill, and going up the hill had 3 pylons.  Each pylon was 100 meters apart from each other indicating 100 meter, 200 meters and 300 meters. We...
Which sunglasses I recommend for Running...
Photo lens Rudy Rydon Impact X With the new year I bought myself a new pair of sunglasses.  Primarily it was because I bought a Specialized road bike and needed a pair of clear sunglasses to protect my eyes when I ride in the evenings.  I had a couple of choices to pursue including buying a new pair...
Paris Marathon 2010 Pre-Race Info &...
The past weekend I ran the first out of country marathon in Paris. The whole expierience was quiet different from marathons I’ve ran in the past, but then again, I haven’t run that many. I’ll give you a review of the whole process. The Paris Marathon is quite large, hosting just over...
Garmin Forerunner 305 Review...
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Running and I...
Running for me is therapy.  I run because it helps me think, analyze myself, my past and future.  It calms me almost like yoga, but at least in running I can hit the pavement harder, tackle that hill stronger, and get my fustrations out. Besides for fitness and speed related purposes, what motivates...
How To Safely Run Trails...
If you are looking to switch up your training on the roads and sidewalks, trail running is a great alternative.  It’s a lot easier on the feet and body.  Here are all the tips for running the trails safely. Trail Running is Great for Speed and Hill Training. If you are a beginner runner, choose...
Vibram Five Finger Shoes Review...
I’ve been getting a lot of questions about these shoes.  Are Vibram Five Finger Shoes good for running?  Will they hurt my feet?  Can I race in them?  To satisfy my own curiosity and help answer your questions, I decided to purchase a pair. What are Vibram Five Finger Shoes? Wearing VFF shoes...
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...
Discounts on buying running shoes...
Running shoes are expensive these days especially the name brands.  I found these coupons online which will help you buy what you need at more affordable prices: Trisports.com – If you click on the ‘CLOSEOUT’ along the top, it takes you to a page were you can find 30% off running shoes....
Best marathons around the world...
Most marathoners travel around the world to run races.  If you complete a marathon where you live, usually you want to complete another marathon somewhere else.  Although still impressive, it gets boring and does not seem as challenging if you run the same marathon too may times.   I’ve looked...