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Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Runner’s tie

If you run at all, you need to know how to tie a “runner’s tie.” I don’t remember where I first learned this, but I’ve never gone back to tying … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Race Day Tip #3: Mind games and Motivation

A continuation of Race Day tips following my most recent 1/2 marathon, today I thought I’d focus on … well, focus! When you get down to it, endurance runs are … Continue reading

February 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Race Day Tip #2: Fuel

This is a continuation of Race Day tips started earlier this week. Today‚Äôs topic: feeding your body for top race performance. Just like a car runs on fuel, so does … Continue reading

February 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

Race Day Tip #1: Pack Position

I’ve just finished my fourth 1/2 marathon, and while on the run I was reminded of several “Race Day” tips to share on this blog. So for the next few … Continue reading

February 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

The “Full” (4 piece) Leg workout

I’ve been house shopping lately, and I now have a keen eye for a “full” bathroom which means a full 4 pieces: Shower, Bath, Toilet, Sink. Whereas without the bath … Continue reading

February 11, 2011 · 1 Comment