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Foam Rollling, Lactic Acid and Pointy Headed People

A very interesting discussion that foam rolling and lactate threshold brought up. I’ve highlighted some of the conversation in bold. I love my Get Fit Atlanta group for the wealth of knowledge that they share.  Smitha Barki Tuesday PublicFriendsFriends except acquaintancesOnly meCustomGFA+FitnessPeepsClose friendsSee all lists…Get Fit AtlantaRunning StuffDeals and StealsCAMPAtlantaKV CLRIFamilyIndiansUBDTGeorgia TechKVCLRICampUniversity BDT College of…

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Motivation on Long Runs

(From Runner’s World tumblr) Active.com had a great article on 4 Tips to Stay Motivated on Your Long Run. Until a month ago, since I’d been doing my long runs (although my runs were 10-12miles and not the 18miles in the article), I figured I’d give my “expert” opinion on what worked for me. Tip #1:…

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Running releases more than just Sweat

All of Friday and Saturday morning, my mind was filled with negativity, self doubts, worry, regrets, frustration, anger, and … you name it.  All ingredients for a migraine. So I ran. I ran to forget my present. I ran to take out my frustration. I ran to prove a point to myself. But running that…

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The Importance of Rest

Put simply – Rest is important for the human body to heal and strengthen itself. So is pacing yourself and not push too much even though your body is willing to go there. Both of the above is very important to someone who was a couch potato an year ago, someone who’s pace is still…