Monthly Archives: June 2011

Running at a Conversational Pace

Whether one has run for many years or is a relative newbie, a topic that comes up time and again is at which pace to run on easy training days.    There are some who will try to explain calculations based on … Continue reading

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Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

Summer is in full swing and with the higher temperatures and humidity comes the possibility of becoming dehydrated. Dehydration occurs when the body loses too much fluid and we really start to feel its effects when we lose two percent … Continue reading

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Teenage Summers – Time for Play and Preparation

The school year finished up last week in central Florida and thousands of children are sleeping in late, playing video games, watching television or movies and just enjoying a break from the classroom routine.   But others are already preparing for … Continue reading

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Running is Going to the Dogs

There are distinct differences between pet owners who predominantly have dogs versus those who favor cats. Dogs are dependent on their owners and tend to be found with owners who also have a more dependent personality. Cats are typically independent – … Continue reading

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Running Based on Effort

Runners are often so time conscious that we focus on pace and times when more attention should be paid to effort. You have probably done this – you set out on a 5-mile morning run and expect to be at … Continue reading

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