Category Archives: Nutrition

Training Supplement – August 15, 2017

With all the sweating I’m doing due to heat, high mileage, and doubles; I sought out products to control the funky smells.  Lots of construction in my neighborhood and broken water fountains on the trails.  My iPod got stuck on … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 1, 2017

  I did a lot of treadmill running this month.  I also traveled to Austin, TX and ran on their Butler Trail.  I bought two light-weight tanks for summer running in Washington, D.C.  Through a podcast, I got a reminder … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – July 15, 2017

I tried bandanas to see if they’d keep me cooler in these hot and humid temperatures.  I also sampled chewable coffee.  I didn’t listen to much music but caught up on podcasts. Clothing & Gear Bandanas.  Double Layer Cooling Towel.  … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – June 30, 2017

Not sure if I’m mentally ready to start training for the New York City Marathon in two days.  While I figure that out, I went back to the Mizuno Wave Rider as my distance shoe and focused on my running … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – June 16, 2017

Listened to lots of podcasts these past few weeks.  One got me thinking about multi-stage ultramarathon events.  Am I too old to try something that grueling?  Excited to see a new water fountain on the Mount Vernon Trail!  Got my … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – May 31, 2017

I saw a lot of sites during my runs this Memorial Day weekend.  Cancelled my Stridebox subscription and signed up for Runners World Box to try something new.  Happy for Runner’s World David Willey‘s sub-3:30! Clothing & Gear Sports Bras.  … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – May 16, 2017

The Eugene Marathon was a little over a week ago and I’m starting to dissect the race.  Did my carbo-load or shoes contribute to the rough start?  Despite the internal criticism, I know I came out of it a tougher … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – April 30, 2017

I’m getting ready for the Eugene Marathon!  I started breaking in the shoes I’ll wear and I’ll start carbo-loading on Wednesday.  I watched the London Marathon live and found a video of the Boston Marathon since I missed the elite … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – April 16, 2017

I brought out my compression tights this week to help with recovery.  Tomorrow’s Boston Marathon will help me select a shoe for the Eugene Marathon.  The water fountains the Custis and W&OD Trails are on!  And, I was on the … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – March 31, 2017

I’m running two marathons in the next five weeks and thought it’s about time I got myself ready!  I’m fairly sure which shoes I want to wear and ordered some gels.  I’m working on my playlist but I’m not  finding … Continue reading

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