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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 →

I had a Good Day

Mist rising off the river at sunrise. Yesterday was a pretty darn good day.  And those days are rare (especially for a Monday), so I figured I ought to give it some special treatment and write about it.  The day started off normal enough with my alarm going off at 5:45 am.  The Dashing Wife was still unconscious because she had to […] Continue reading →