Folks who work in running shoe stores invariably hear a lot of the same questions over and over again, but the two most frequently asked questions that are heard everyday are very simple: How many miles will my shoes last and how do I tell when my shoes are worn out?Read More
Big Girl Undies
Today my husband and I were discussing my upcoming race, the U.S. Half Marathon Championships in Duluth June 22, when my son blurted out, “ Mom races in her underwear.” Since I have called my bottom racing attire many different names throughout the years, I simply chuckled and agreed. The statement seemed fitting, for the past few weeks my running motto has been, “Time to put on your big girl undies.”Read More
Asparagus & Crab Pasta Salad Recipe
Celebrate the beginning of summer with local asparagus, and fresh herbs from the garden in one simple to prepare, healthy and delicious pasta salad recipe.Read More
Are You Recovering?
As runners, we know how to work hard in training, but do we know how to recover in order to reap the benefits of our efforts? When it comes to running, more intensity is not always better. Dr. Neil Eves is an Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology at UBC Okanagan and has worked with multiple Canadian national teams. He has extensive experience monitoring how elite endurance athletes recover from the stresses their training imposes on them and has lots to share to help the average runner succeed in achieving proper recovery.Read More