Tag Archives: run

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How To Make Those Hard Runs Easier

A recent study found that the more runners distract themselves from what their bodies are doing, the more effortless their run may feel, and the better their performance. The new study was published on October 1st of this year in the Journal of Motor Learning and Development. Researchers at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville […]

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Calculating Calories Burned Through Exercise? Turns out it’s Wildly Inaccurate!

The results of a new study that was published in August confirms what I’ve been telling people for years – exercise is a horrible way to try and lose weight!Turns out those “calories burned” calculators on fitness apps or exercise equipment at the gym are not even close to being accurate. Think you just burned […]

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How Quarantine Has Changed Exercise

​Depending on where you are, your life looks different than it did 8-10 weeks ago. Here in the United States, it was mid-March that things started to shut down and we were told to stay home. In order to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading too quickly and overwhelming our hospitals, we shut down all […]

Can Running Outside in the Cold Make You Sick?

I run. I run outside. I only run outside. No treadmills for me. I’ve never liked them, and I avoid them at all cost. Weather is not a deterrent for me when it comes to running. Rain? No problem. Heat? I can handle that. Snow? It’s actually kind of fun. Cold? ​Invigorating.The recent polar vortex […]

2017 Ironman Louisville Race Preview

If all goes as planned, exactly a week from when I’m typing this, I will be starting the run portion of Ironman Louisville 2017. This will be my fourth time toeing the line of my hometown long-course triathlon. The question has come up more this season than in any of the previous three…”why”. Why do […]