Monthly Archives: August 2011

Track Running – Repeat 800 Meters

A few weeks ago I decided it was time to get on the track for some repeat 800 meters if I wanted to get a feel for the effort I would need for some autumn 5k races. I have continued … Continue reading

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Hot Running on Summer Streets

From the title of this blog entry you may surmise that I’m going to discuss some fast-paced running where someone is ‘burning up the roads.’    If that is what you were thinking, then you are wrong.    Our subject matter today … Continue reading

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Extra Hydration

I run on trails at nearby Wekiva State Park several times each week. The soft surfaces, wildlife, peacefulness and 72 degree spring water afterward combine for a great running experience. I do have to pay attention to hydration in the … Continue reading

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Back on the Track

I have been so busy this year coaching others, writing, interviewing, speaking and announcing at track meets that I haven’t raced since January. Where has the time gone? I’m planning to race this fall and that can mean on thing … Continue reading

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Sunny and Rainy Day Running

I got a late start running today because early in the morning I had coaching sessions scheduled which were followed by work on the computer.    By the time I headed out the door it was past noon and the temperature was … Continue reading

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Getting Injured… Doing Yardwork?

Runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts incur a risk of injury as they increase the volume and intensity of their exercise. Muscles, tendons and ligaments which aren’t used to the strain sometimes are pushed past their breaking point resulting in … Continue reading

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Inner City Running and Fitness

The competitive running boom of the 1970s and more recent participatory running boom have largely included suburbanites and those in middle and upper income brackets.    I am happy to say that I have been seeing some evidence that other segments … Continue reading

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