Monday, September 26, 2011

Bring It On

     Fall has finally arrived. A change in temperture is just what runners need after a long hot summer. There are so many races in so many places. You've trained hard all summer.Now is the time to show your stuff. Select your race. Choose your distance and go for it. Your personal best is within reach. Put your number on. Line up and whisper to the person next  to you, "Bring It On". And that's how you Keep It Moving.

See You at the Finish Line!

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Longevity

     Everyday I see runners taking to the sidewalks. Truth be told, that's one of the worst places to run. Concrete is a very unforgiving surface and not a place to run if you're seeking longevity. Rule of thumb is grass, asphalt, sidewalks. I've been running for more than thirty years injury free. Almost all of my runs have been on grass or asphalt (roads). Sidewalks were avoided as if they were quicksand. Ok, I know  there are times when sidewalks can't be avoided. In those cases, wear your well cushioned shoes and limit your distance. Better still, run early in the morning. The roads are clear. And that's how you Keep It Moving.

See you on the road, right!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Talking Shoes

      Oh yes they can! Running shoes can really talk. Here's how to listen. After a long run on a hot summer day, put one of your shoes to your ear and listen closely. You will hear it say, " wash me as soon as you can, I stink!". Your running shoes should be washed often and left to air dry. There are shoe deodorizers at your local sports apparel shop. Invest in them if you can. If you can't, use dryer sheets. Cut one in half and place a piece in each shoe after your run. Use those peices until the scent is gone. This will keep them from telling their dirty little secret to your house guests.

Shoes Shouldn't Talk!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Running Log

     Keeping a written log of your runs is a great way to stick to your running program. Write down every time you run and watch how well you progress. You can purchase a good dairy at your local bookstore. Try Barnes & Noble they have several you can choose from. Nothing fancy now, just the basic. Remember now, if you bought a heart rate monitor, you can upload your runs on the brand's software and track your runs there as well. Choose whats best for you and Keep It Moving. Until next time, see ya!

1 mile, 2miles, 3. Now you got it!

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I have been running for more than 30 years injury free. I've run distances from 5K to marathons. My running consist of 30 to 40 mile weeks.I enjoy road races on weekend.