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Walnut Creek Half – Race Week!

How is it race week already?! Time is zooming by! Last time I checked in, I was about to leave for an 11-day trip to Taiwan. I’m happy to report that I managed to hit my running goals: I ran

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Book Review: Anatomy for Runners (plus quick training update!)

Howdy friends! I promised a while back to review Anatomy for Runners by Jay Dicharry, so here I am to make good on my promise. Full Title: Anatomy for Runners: Unlocking Your Athletic Potential for Health, Speed, and Injury Prevention.  About

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Gym Rat

With my plan of tackling the San Francisco 1st Half Marathon (SF1HM) with run/walk intervals in mind, I decided to do all of my runs this past week on the treadmill.  That way, I could stop whenever I felt any

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Glass Half Full

Some runners get really depressed when they can’t run.  I admit that I got a little blue at the prospect of taking a little break from my favorite means of acquiring endorphins.  However, there have been some good things that

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Diagnosis

Following a sad and painful run on Tuesday, I made an appointment for Wednesday (yesterday) to see Dr. J, sports chiropractor/ART therapist extraordinaire.  I reminded him of our first appointment, how he worked on my left hip, but now my

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Cross training and Hip Update

Hi there!  First, I want to thank everyone who commented on my last post re: “Are marathons bad for your health?” So many insightful comments and valid points! So, what have I been up to?  Well, as promised, I did

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Weekly training recap: SF2HM Week 6

*SF2HM = San Francisco 2nd Half Marathon Mon: 30 min stretching/rolling. Tues: Easy run with KH and EH, who are back in town for a few weeks. I ran a mile to our meeting spot, ran with them for a

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