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Dashing Dad 1 year anniversary

Good looking father at home So, it is First Friday Flashback, and it is an important one.  Dashing Dad is a year old, and what a year its been. By the Numbers This will be my 123rd post (including my About page), there were 39 posts about fitness (and races), four about fixing stuff, 15 about food, 19 about things I […] Continue reading →

Prevention of minor running injuries

Slide1 One of the things you will hear from your non-running friends and coworkers is, “Why are you running so much? You know you are going to destroy your knees.” Actually, after a year of running, my knee pain went away. While you can get knee injuries, there are a plethora of other things that can […] Continue reading →

Walk Breaks are Okay While Running

Taking a walk break As I read through Facebook posts from friends, family, and the many fitness pages that I follow, one thing always seems to pop up.  Folks complaining that they couldn’t complete a run without a walk break.  The distances vary from one mile to a full marathon, but people want to run the whole thing. But […] Continue reading →