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The Running Coach: The Long Run, Variations on a Theme by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For years, the standard thinking on long runs was that they should be easy, period. Your goal, the thinking went, was simply to put miles in the bank. Of late, though, tha ... Read on »
Pre-Marathon Injury, Do’s and Don’ts by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running Injury Prevention | Stretching and Preparing for Your Run … www.austin-massage.com Getting injured this close to the marathon is a tricky place to be. You ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Butt pain, the shin splint of the hip by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Pain in the upper, outer quadrant of your glute? Close to your back, close to your hip…you aren’t quite sure where you hurt but it’s there. Especially on pick-ups and spee ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Long Run Knee by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Its that time of year again and famously the 20-milers have busted out all over the 5 boroughs. We are in full fall marathon swing and for most of us, this means bouts of ... Read on »
Runner’s Plate: Fueling for a 200-mile Relay by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few weeks ago I ran my first 200 mile team relay, Reach the Beach New Hampshire. If you haven’t run a relay before, I highly recommend it. It was was of the most challen ... Read on »
The Running Coach: Build Your Base by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There’s always a lot of talk about base building around the blogosphere, but from what I see, not a lot of actual building. Plenty of runners assume they have a good base ... Read on »
Runner’s Plate: A burger recipe for recovery by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Photo credit: http://kblog.lunchboxbunch.com/2012/02/easy-sweet-potato-veggie-burgers-with.html This is not your typical burger. While you’d be a fool to believe tha ... Read on »
Running to Me: Making Each Month Count, Setting Personal Goals by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running From the dog days of summer, to the last days of summer – we could all use motivation at some point. My friend is always blowing me away with her dedication to personal go ... Read on »
The Running Coach: The Grass is Always Greener… by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Except when it isn’t. With the growth of running blogs and various social media outlets, there’s always going to be someone out there training more, racing more, going far ... Read on »
Runner’s Plate: Portions Matter, Tricks to Recognizing Portion Size by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When trying to manage weight, choosing healthful foods that are both low calorie, and full of nutrients is a large part of the equation. However, it is possible to eat too ... Read on »
BOB, An Unexpected Training Partner by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am now entering my third week of NYC Marathon training and I must say it is off to a highly average start.  Aside from the insanely sick new pair of Glycerin 11’s I boug ... Read on »
Running to Me: Geared Out – Garmin Forerunner 10 by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve bee n running with a Garmin Forerunner 305 for over 5 years. It was one of the best/first investments my husband and I made as “athletes,” as we used it for everythi ... Read on »
My 5 Training Tips tp Read Daily by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running With my upcoming 14 week training program for the NYC Marathon about to kick-off in August I thought I would share with you the five keys to my training plan that I staple ... Read on »
The Running Coach: Energy Supplements, Do You Use and Abuse? by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Go into any running store and you’re likely to see an entire wall dedicated to energy supplements. From gels to drinks to chews and more, there’s no end to the variety of ... Read on »
My Top Running Cities by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running During a run yesterday at lunch along the Charles River in Boston, I was realizing that I have had training runs and races in some pretty cool cities. As I usually do duri ... Read on »
Runner’s Plate: 5 Nutritious and Delicious Frozen Summer Treats by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running During the hot summer months, there are few foods that I crave more than ice cream.  In the summer I could pretty much live on salads, fresh fruit, iced coffee, and froz ... Read on »
Running to Me: Largest 10K – Atlanta Peachtree Road Race by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We all know the major marathons around the country, New York, Boston, Chicago. Have you heard about the LARGEST 10k in the world? Shout out to the Peachtree Road Race, w ... Read on »
The Running Coach: Annual Four for the Fourth Workout by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Odds favor that by now, you are heavy into your summer training schedule, including regular track workouts. The track is one of my favorite places for building fast leg tu ... Read on »
Back of the Pack Runner, So What! by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What a crazy few days it has been.  It all started when I was pulled out of the dentist chair on Thursday to rush home to be with Brooks while my wife left for a family he ... Read on »
Runner’s Plate: The no-label diet by irunnerblog Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As a future dietitian, I’m constantly asked what my thoughts are on various diets. The types of diets I’m asked about change, but my answer is pretty much the same regardl ... Read on »