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Product Review: Massage Stick Roller by Seek Gains


So, study after study has shown that massage is one of the best recovery tools after exercise.  It has also been shown in study after study, that spouses seem to be against runners getting near-daily massages from local massage studios.

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Whole 30, Day 5 – First day of Whole 30 on the run, and Whole 30 info for Athletes!


Since my Janathon and Whole 30 experiment seem to be going through the same time period (both end on the last day of January), it seems a good idea to post both!  This way, if my wife ever suckers me

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#Janathon Day 5 – rest day and discussions on watching food.


Not a whole lot to say today, a slow mile running.  It had a nice 1/2 mile walk before and after to make sure I burned the calories I ate today.. The day at home was mellow – my wife

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#Junathon Day 4 – further testing and improvement of plantar fasciitis


So, bright and early, my alarm went off at 5:30 for this morning’s Juneathon run.  Before getting out of bed, I did some ankle rolls followed by some stretching of my foot.  I have to admit that I was pleasantly

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What a weekend…


So, many of you know that I moved from NY  (the big Upstate part, not he little city part), to Maryland last year.  My parents, brother, sister and friends all remained in NY (my house wasn’t big enough for all

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Still Running…


I apologize, I have been a bit quiet lately!   I figured I better take a moment to play catchup! I did take a week or so off, as my knees and IT band were bothering me.  I suspect the jumping

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment – an excerpt from Craig Payne posted on the Podiatry Arena


This is an excerpt from a posting by Craig Payne – Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University in Australia from the Podiatry-Arena forum.  It is reposted with his permission.  Special thanks to Peter Bird for bringing this forum posting to

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#janathon – Day 8 – Father & Son bonding.


So, this morning I woke up (always a great way to start the day!) and although my legs felt better they were still tired/sore.  I thought that was a darn good reason end my running streak and do some yoga

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The Plantar Fasciitis Trials – Part 3 – The Podiatrist


So.. Picking up where I left off on part 2 – Off to see the podiatrist. First, lets look at my thoughts/views/experiences regarding podiatrists.  I had never been to one (that covers experiences.) I love research, so I had googled

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The Plantar Fasciitis Trials – Part 2 – The pain.


To pick up where my story left off (while providing enough “Catch up” info for anyone that didn’t read part 1), I had stepped on a rather sharp rock in my worn-down (not that there is a whole lot to

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