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Can You Outrun The Zombie?
Posted On: November 1, 2012 Posted In: Articles Comments: No Responses I grew up in a subdivision that was adjacent to a golf course. On the west side of the golf course was 100 acres of heavily wooded state land. Every summer we would scour the woods for abandoned golf balls and then sell them back to the golfers. ... Read More...
The View From The Road
Posted On: November 1, 2012 Posted In: Articles Comments: No Responses One of the greatest benefits of marathon races is the spectacular views. Imagine running over the Golden Gate Bridge at the break of dawn, or thru the Bryce Canyon at sunset. What about a cool, morning run around Acadia National Park, Maine while the fog lifts to reveal ... Read More...
You Can’t “Out-Run” the Fork
Posted On: April 2, 2010 Posted In: Articles Comments: No Responses The other day I had cheesecake that was left over from my son’s graduation party. We stored it in the freezer, all but forgotten, until I stumbled upon it in one of my feeding frenzies. The first piece went down so smoothly and tasted so incredible; I went ahead and ... Read More...
What Sort of Exercise Makes You Smarter?
Posted On: April 2, 2010 Posted In: Articles Comments: No Responses Ok, can you believe… Your brain wants you on a TREADMILL. Actually, this was the title of a recent article written by Gretchen Reynolds outlining research done at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. Two major findings were made in research. First, high-intensity aerobic exercise dramatically increases blood flow. ... Read More...
Scott’s Fitness Theorem
Posted On: April 2, 2010 Posted In: Articles Comments: No Responses Drum roll please… (Pay attention, this is good stuff), “Sustained weight loss and maximum fitness is accomplished when muscle growth is stimulated through proper exercise, quality nutrition, and sufficient sleep. It is further maximized by burning 3500 calories per week thru various activities. But be warned..! Eat or drink too ... Read More...
I’m Going To Train Like A Russian!
Posted On: April 2, 2010 Posted In: Articles Comments: One Response At 16, I knew everything… Every year since then, I’ve grown less and less confident. Like they say, “The more you learn the more you realize how little you know”. It started with a gnawing feeling that I needed to put a fresh twist on my training. My racing season ended, ... Read More...
Running Sick
Posted On: April 2, 2010 Posted In: Articles Comments: No Responses I've discovered over the years that, as a runner, one becomes accustomed to frustrations; like a pulled hamstring or a stress fracture before the marathon. I've had quite a few heart-breakers during my running pursuits, like losing my timing chip during the Boston Marathon, taking a wrong turn, and even ... Read More...
The Potholes of Life
Posted On: April 2, 2010 Posted In: Articles Comments: No Responses As part of my commitment to health, I have a physical every year. And, every alternate year I have a stress test. This years' physical included the stress test. Actually, I look forward to this one since it‟s my time to show off, my bad, fit, self! If you've never had ... Read More...