Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dehydration Over Time, not Distance

Earlier this summer I wrote about the effects of dehydration while we exercise during the summer.    I gave advice to weigh yourself before and after 30 minutes of exercise to determine your sweat rate.   I also noted that for each … Continue reading

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Wildlife while Trail Running

One of the joys of trail running is the chance to see different animals in the wild while trekking through the ‘off beaten path.’ Some of the animlas are relatively docile, but others can strike fear into the hearts of … Continue reading

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Train Hard and Smart – Race Easy

Several years ago I read Toby Tanser’s book, ‘Train Hard, Win Easy – The Kenyan Way.’ Toby spent time training in Kenya with top runners and found out why thay race so fast with little apparent effort – they train … Continue reading

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Running Scents – Cut Grass and Fresh Rain

Yesterday I didn’t get out to run until late in the afternoon.   It was almost 5:00 and my muscles were tight from sitting at my computer and working all day as I hit the streets for a four mile loop … Continue reading

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