Posted by: Simon Posted on: Thursday, August 29, 2013
So, I'm an inconsistent runner. The problem is running in the winter. I hate the cold and hate running in snow and ice. On the morning drive to work I'll see those die-hard runners plowing through drifts ordelicately tip-toeing across patches of snow packed ice. Shaking my head I'll smile and wait for spring to give me the motivation to get out, lace up my shoes, and take off...
Posted by: Amelia Posted on: Friday, August 23, 2013
For many years I've lived and worked near some of the most spectacular coastal trails in this southwestern corner of the country. I would occasionally plan a day to hike segments here and there, or would escort an out of town visitor to the see the views, but would still miss whole sections. Then I started running....
Posted by: Simon Posted on: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
You want to enjoy a warm and clear day by running outdoors. You wear as little clothing as possible because you enjoy the feel of the sun on your skin. Ironically, while your workout is improving your endurance, circulation and muscle tone, the solar rays are destroying your skin, putting you at risk for skin cancer. You can protect the health of both your skin and body by following a few guidelines.
Did you know that the highest incidence of sports-related heat illnesses occur during "fun runs"? Symptoms of heat stress such as dizziness, nausea, and confusion are definitely not fun, and can even be life-threatening...
Posted by: Simon Posted on: Saturday, August 10, 2013
A new Guiness record was set in the 49th Annual Scotiabank Calgary Marathon this year. Blaine Penny, a local Calgary elite runner, joined togheter with 9 of his friends to set a new Guinness record. MitoCanada was selected as a feature charity for the 2013 event, so the crew came up with a great idea on how to create awarenes for Mitochondrial disease.
We are now on Pinterest! Time to collect and share :) We have started out with just a couple of Boards and have plans to load up some good running content for you. We are new to Pinterest, but we are getting the boards going and they are looking great so far!
In the market for a new pair of running shoes? Well, check out our in-depth article on the hype, the science, and the barefoot trend. The big question for a lot of people these days is barefoot or bust, and how to choose the best path for you and your body. Also, 6 great tips to guide your search for the perfect shoe!
I love Mo Farah! Being from the UK originally (IoM) I do tend to have a sentiment for the home lands. I came across this great site a long time ago and just rediscovered it. I love it each time I look at it, so I thought I would spread the word on it.
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