Running Tips

How I Am Healing my Plantar Fasciitis


Last Workout Wednesday, when I talked about my new running shoes, I alluded to the fact that I’ve been dealing with a minor injury since about January or February. It started with very tight calves, that would occasionally cramp up so badly I could hardly take a step! Because I didn’t change shoes or deal…

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Why I Switched to Neutral Running Shoes


It’s Workout Wednesday!!  What are YOU doing for your workout today? *Note: Before I even say anything, I want to caveat that I highly recommend getting fitted for running shoes.  Although I will talk about what works for me here, it’s silly to assume that shoes that work for my unique body and running style…

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Running at Work … with Balloons and a Runtastic Orbit


How’s that for a title?  Well, it’s Workout Wednesday, and today’s post is a bit of a mishmash of workout tips … I’ll encourage you to participate in RRCA’s Run@Work Day, tell you about a fun half marathon this weekend in Dallas, and do a quick review on a new product, the Runtastic Orbit.  Enjoy!…

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How to Choose Your Next Race


Have you ever noticed that when spring rolls around, your local running trails (and sidewalks) suddenly begin teeming with runners that you never knew existed?  The onset of spring weather motivates and inspires a lot of runners to resume running and add some races to your calendar. If you watched any of Monday’s Boston Marathon, I…

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7 Thoughts on the Big D Half Marathon and the ZOOMA Texas Half Marathon


Happy Sunday!  I hope you’re all having a fantastic weekend.  Since last Sunday, I’ve actually run two half marathons (#27 and #28) that I want to fill you in on today … thanks for the votes in yesterday’s post‘s comments telling me that this is what you wanted to hear about!  So without further ado,…

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