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Common safety concerns about barefoot running

Sunday, March 11, 2012      10 comments

There are already many blogs and forums that address all the questions that people have about the wisdom or barefoot running. I share many of the concerns that are common but have still decided to do some of my running miles completely barefoot ... Read more

4 easy steps to minimalist or barefoot running

Saturday, March 10, 2012      5 comments

1. Take one week to walk around the house barefoot a lot; jog in place or from room to room in the house for a few minutes every day during this week 2. In week two start walking barefoot outside on a fairly smooth but firm surface (asphalt is... Read more

First Barefoot Run of the Season - Barefoot vs. Minimalist Running

Saturday, March 10, 2012      7 comments

It was short, only 0.6 miles on asphalt. Once the road turned to chip-sealed I could only keep going another 100 feet or so comfortably. The weather was over 60 degrees so I was definitely not cold. My running felt no different to me than runnin... Read more

Just a quick link tonight - A heart surgeons perspective

Friday, March 09, 2012      9 comments

I found this link in a thread on one of my spark teams, can't remember now where, if it was you, thank you. It is fairly short and to the point. www.sott.net/articles/sh
ow/242516-World-Renown-Hea
rt-Surgeon-Speaks-Out-On-W<... Read more

Running technique - Getting ready for some barefoot running

Tuesday, March 06, 2012      4 comments

It all depends on the weather later in the week. I've never done much barefoot running, anything longer than half a mile was in minimalist shoes, but I think it's a good time right now to give my technique a little tune-up. There is no better wa... Read more

Getting back in the rhythm of low-carb eating and exercise

Tuesday, March 06, 2012      3 comments

I don't know if I'll find the time to actually track my food but at least I can record it here and then count the carbs later. Breakfast: 6 oz. full-fatgreek yogurt, 1 oz. macadamia nuts, 1/2 oz. gound flax seed, 6 oz. blueberries, large cup ... Read more

Back to low-carb

Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

This past week I increased my carb intake significantly, in part because eating raw honey always helps me to get over viral infections faster, but it is fairly high in carbs. This week I'm getting back to low-carb, meaning no grains, beans, r... Read more

Snake River Canyon Half Marathon - 2 new pictures in my gallery

Saturday, March 03, 2012      11 comments

I finished the race. It was slower than what I had hoped, 2 hrs. 51min. 54 seconds inofficial time, average speed 4.6 mph. Official time is not posted yet. I knew during my warm-up that I was not fully recovered yet because my heartbeat was a... Read more

Short run, feeling a little stronger - low carb lifestyle gaining in popularity

Thursday, March 01, 2012      3 comments

This blog has a little bit of everything: Whatever the bug was I had was more than just a cold, but I think it's on it's way out, at least not a bacterial infection. Maybe I had the flu. Today I went for a very short run of about 20 minutes, w... Read more

Link to many videos on Vimeo about low-carb lifestyle

Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

There is an unbelievable amount of info from the Ancestral Health Sympositum in 2011: vimeo.com/ancestralhealt
hsymposium/videos/page:1/s
ort:newest There is another symposium scheduled this year in August which ... Read more

A little sugar - big weight gain - thinking about fueling half-marathon

Wednesday, February 29, 2012      6 comments

I added some natural sugar in the from of raw honey to my diet and a little more fruit for Vitamin C because it helps me to get over viral infections faster. I do feel better this morning but after increasing carbs to about 120 grams for the las... Read more

Thanks to everyone who has read my blog and commented

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      4 comments

I needed to put this in a blog, hoping that many of you who have been supportive and commented will see it. I'm getting way behind in showing my appreciation to all of you this week as I'm spending many hours learning from many online sources ab... Read more

Clearing out the wheat and rethinking emotional eating and exercise

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      12 comments

We finally found the time to get rid of any wheat, wheat products and other gluten-containing grains. It's not that anyone was tempted to eat them. My family has had a very easy time finding non-gluten grains to eat since I am so far the only on... Read more

My thoughts relating to a blogpost by HISTORYRUNNER on excellence

Monday, February 27, 2012      1 comments

The topic of this blog is "The fine line between necessary and excessive excellence" and the original blog is here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=4758826 I'm taking this topic... Read more

still no run, but lots of thoughts about exercise and why I love it

Monday, February 27, 2012      4 comments

We have snow again, it's cold and windy instead of spring-like. At least I'm not sad about missing any fun things outside. So instead I listened to an online interview with Mark Sisson, which is part of the Paleo Summit put on by undergroundwell... Read more


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