chafing tips

Yikes! Prevent & Treat Chafing

New runners usually don’t know that among the running community, we only have one rule: there is no TMI. I don’t know if other sports are the same way as running or if it’s unique to us, but between snot rockets, “runner’s trots,” and uni-boob, there’s nothing that’s off-limits when it comes to asking questions and getting advice to help us run more comfortably. Continue reading

set a new running PR

How to Achieve a PR

Have you ever had a PR (personal record/personal best) without planning it? Just about every time I’ve beaten my last record, I did not plan on doing it. Only this time, I really didn’t plan on doing it. I knew I was going to smoke my old time once I got within the last few miles, but wow! I guess cold air and long runs just do it for me. Then again, maybe I’ve got some other secrets up my sleeve.  Continue reading