Posts Tagged ‘running’

Smashrun

Smashrun

So Many Choices If you haven’t been under a rock, you already know that the landscape for training sites has become a metaphorical candy-land over the recent years as more people track their activities on their phones, watches and other gadgets. All of them support mapping your route, the ability to view your pace and […]

Got to Live: 923 Days to Remember – Book Review

Got to Live: 923 Days to Remember – Book Review

Written by: Cory Reese A few years ago I signed up for my first 100 miler, the Javelina Jundred. Prior to the race I meticulously studied the course – that hot desert trail winding up, down, and around the McDowell Mountains in Arizona. Somewhere in the midst of my obsessive compulsive studying of the race […]

Skins: Essentials Compression Socks

Skins: Essentials Compression Socks

I have spent the better part of the last four years testing out various brands of compression socks. I have been a firm believer in them since the day I started running four years ago. I never really paid attention to the health benefits; it was simply as a tribute to my dad who had […]

3 Things That Rocked the Mogollon Monster 100

3 Things That Rocked the Mogollon Monster 100

By Vanessa Runs Photo by: Andrew Pielage On the last weekend of September, I had the privilege of volunteering at the inaugural Mogollon Monster 100. I helped out at Aid Station #2 at Dickerson (mile 13), and then hung out at the Washington AS, where runners would passed three times. This race was such a […]

How to Choose Your Partner for the GORE-TEX Transrockies 6-Day Race

How to Choose Your Partner for the GORE-TEX Transrockies 6-Day Race

By Vanessa Runs Racing in a team of two on a multi-day race is a unique experience that you don’t come across every day. Even for the most social runners, chances are that many of your races or training runs have been tackled solo. Running with a teammate adds another dimension to the race experience, […]

5 Calcium Sources Better Than Milk

5 Calcium Sources Better Than Milk

By Vanessa Runs Many people associate calcium with strong bones, but for athletes and weekend warriors, calcium is also important for the healthy functioning of nerves and muscles. It fuels our activity. When most of us want to increase our calcium intake, we reach for a glass of milk. But for many people the lactose […]

6 Weight Loss Power Vegetables

6 Weight Loss Power Vegetables

By Vanessa Runs Many of us think of celery as a great weight loss food because we know that our bodies burn more calories to break it down than what the food itself provides. When we eat celery, we are actually burning more calories than what we are consuming. But celery is not the only […]

INKnBURN Athletic Gear Review

INKnBURN Athletic Gear Review

I first discovered INKnBURN a year ago when I ran the LA Marathon. Their bold, colorful designs on silky tech shirts stood out among all the vendors at the expo. I eagerly purchased the ‘Lust’ design women’s tech tee. I was so excited about my purchase, I decided to wear the shirt the next morning […]