Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre... Read more
Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals... Read more
The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... Read more
Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential.
The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach
A ru... Read more
I am trying to find out about how much sodium there really is in foods. I will give an example: For lunch I made a ham and turkey sandwich with cheese and mayo. Now a serving of mayo is 88 mg, in the cheese it is 221 mg or 442 mg if you two pieces of... Read more
I looked at my DAILY Sodium total and it was about 2800 -- so I was over. However, after I ran the daily REPORT, the number was easily about 1000 less than just minutes before.
What's up with that?
Why is there a discrepancy?
Sodium,... Read more
I hesitate to call myself a runner, but "jogger" just doesn't have the same ring LOL
Anyway, 3 years ago I had lost over 100lbs and was running 5-5.5 miles at a time. I was never breaking any land speed records, my 5K race pace was just under 10... Read more
Is there such a thing like a Garmin forerunner that you can clip on instead of it being a watch? I would really like to find something that can specifically track my time and distance when I go jogging. I can't wear watches anymore because my skin ge... Read more
Just looking for some stuff yall are eating with low sodium. It seems everyday im over on the sodium and im trying to pay attention to this but at the end of the day im always over
dont know if it takes in account the 2-4hrs of walking a day if... Read more
For many runners, our biggest concern after injury, is becoming dehydrated, especially when temperatures start to sore and our mileage begins to creep up. While dehydration can be an issue, overhydration can be an even more dangerous issue, particula... Read more
I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m... Read more
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