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Aug 05

Barefoot Running at the Beach (plus a PF update)

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Last time I posted about how switching back to my old bike pedals was a magical cure to my Plantar Fasciitis woes.  Well, it seemed that way at first.   But then I went for a speedwork run about a week later, which irritated my PF.    So, it seems, I am still not out …

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Jul 23

Getting to the root cause of Plantar Fasciitis

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I know alot of folks swear by foam rollers.   They talk about how they have this roller or that roller and they spend hours massaging out their pains.   But, it seems that their pains never really go away.  They are just kept at bay by all that rolling. I dunno.  I guess I …

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Jul 04

Repeat for the rest of your life.

Ran across this post from Barefoot Runner’s blog.     It’s the best read I have had  in  a long time. Can’t wait to go try it out on the road! It’s a conundrum. On the one hand, you want to run faster. Maybe you want to contend for a top three in your age …

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Oct 23

Ice Baths are Magic!

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Ice baths are magic! I ran nine miles pretty hard and feel great now..like I could go do nine more. I am ready for washington half. Bring it! The way you set up an ice bath is get two+ bags of ice from store. fill up tub with cold water. sit in cold water to …

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Feb 27

Sewer Rat Runs

Wow, I think it’s been a whole month since I last posted.  I have been unsuccessful at losing any weight.  The good news is that I have not gained any weight. I still weigh about 157 lbs. And it still really sucks running with that extra weight.   The only race I am excited about …

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