Monthly Archive: November, 2016

Salty Running: So Many Metrics for Runners!

This morning, 57.7 percent of me was water. My resting heart rate was 57. And I averaged 184 steps per minute on my run. Fitness tracking and wearables are a huge market, and… Continue reading

Weekly recap 11/27

A solid week with more running than I was supposed to do AND a race win! Monday: Got up and did some Jasyoga in the morning; my plan was to run after work… Continue reading

Race Report: Anchorage Turkey Trot

This is the third year I’ve run the Anchorage Turkey Trot, which is a small and low-key affair. I like the course and the atmosphere, and the price, and it’s totally fine that… Continue reading

Product Review: Hammer Nutrition Fully Charged

Product name: Fully Charged Manufacturer: Hammer Nutrition Purpose: Fully Charged is a new product from Hammer that came out this fall. It is a “pre-exercise igniter” that helps increase energy, endurance, mental alertness… Continue reading

Book Review: “Marathon Man”

Title: “Marathon Man” Author: Bill Rodgers (and Matthew Sheraton) Published: 2013 What’s this book about? Bill Rodgers tells how he became the top marathoner in the world. He went to college with Amby… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 11/20

Recovery week 2 post-Monumental Marathon. Last week I was still riding a bit of an emotional high from the race, but it faded this week and I probably got the rest I actually… Continue reading

Louisville Turkey Trots 2016

Iroquois Hill Runner 5 miler, 9 a.m. Thursday, 11/24/16 Northeast YMCA Turkey Trot 5k/10k, 8 a.m. Thursday, 11/24/16 Louisville Hungry Turkey 5k, 9 a.m., Thursday, 11/24/16 Fast Freddie’s Festive Five Mile Foot Feast, 9… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 11/13/16

Recovery week! After last week’s marathon, I followed coach’s instructions and laid pretty low … although I could’ve done less. I listened to my body, though, and did what sounded enjoyable and didn’t… Continue reading

Monumental Marathon 2016: ‘Run smart, run hard, and good things will happen’

This is not going to be the best race recap ever — not much interesting stuff happened. Or at least I didn’t notice it. But I think the ending is worth it. To… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 11/6

Race week! Short recap because not much happened before race day. I’ll post the race recap separately. Monday was an easy 6 miles after work. Fun running around while kids were starting to… Continue reading