Archive | March, 2011

Contest Announcement!

Do you want to train for a running event, but don’t know where to start or want to make sure you train properly? Or are you looking to get back into shape after taking some time off? Or perhaps you want to just be able to run 5 miles in one session. Maybe you are […]

Book Review: Born to Run

It’s not very often that a captivating non-fiction story about running comes along. Most books related to running are, after all, how-to books. For the reader who wants something different, something other than a book about anatomy, nutrition, or training plans, Born to Run is the perfect answer. Born to Run is a page-turner written […]

Is it bad to rely on running as a self-esteem mechanism?

I’ve noticed a pattern over the past 10 or so years that when I am unable to run for an extended amount of time, usually due to an injury, my self-esteem plummets. One day last week I was having a particularly tough day and being hard on myself. You see, that morning I made the […]

Water Bottle Giveaway

I am excited to be having my first giveaway today! The loot up for grabs is the She Runs Strong water bottle pictured below. In order to win it, leave a comment at the end of this post telling me what your favorite sports beverage is. What do you like to drink during your long […]

My Take on Barefoot/Minimalist Running

I have to be honest. When barefoot running started becoming popular last year, I thought it was a stupid fad that would disappear as soon as it arrived. I had absolutely no interest in trying it and was one of those people giving funny looks to passersby wearing Vibram FiveFingers. I am still not convinced […]