Stay Hydrated for Summer Runs

Dehydration causes your blood volume to drop, which lowers your body’s ability to transfer heat and forces your heart to beat faster, making it difficult for your body to meet aerobic demands. Here’s how you can apply some of these strategies to your own hydration plan and run your best. Find out what to drink, […]

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3 Miles on a Wednesday Night

Wednesday night at Shoreline Squad we ran 3 miles! I’ve never run 3 miles just to train, that’s a whole race day for me. It was pretty tough to do after already being up and at work all day. We ran the same course we did for the Firecracker 4 Mile on the 4th of […]

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Garmin Forerunner 110 Review

I’ve been eying this GPS watch for a couple months now but haven’t gotten around to actually purchasing it. I’m secretly waiting for Christmas :) It isn’t huge like some other Garmins and it comes in pink! Runner’s World did a good review of it. Watch the review video below or visit Runner’s World’s article.

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Biggest Loser 5K Series

(from active.com) NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” and The Active Network, Inc.’s Active.com announced the launch of The Biggest Loser Event Challenge, a series of nationwide 5K and one-mile events powered by Active.com and designed to inspire Americans of all fitness levels to get moving. The first Biggest Loser Event Challenge will take place on September […]

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Hot Tracks at the DISC

My mom and I officially started our half marathon training today.  We both are now signed up for a track membership at the DISC (Decatur Indoor Sports Center), which is a couple blocks from my house. We figured it’d be nice to run inside on a track when its 90+ degrees outside with a heat […]

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Sore Quads Are No Fun

Wednesday evening’s 2 mi. run with the Shoreline Squad really killed my quads this week. It hurts to walk and especially to walk down stairs. :( It was deathly hot on Wednesday – 92 degrees/feels like 103 degrees I didn’t think that I over-exerted myself on that run, but I did do more running of […]

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