You've seen the TV commercials. All sorts of products designed to "get rid of belly fat." I hate that term! Turns out, it actually does matter though. In today's post we'll discover together why waist circumference (which sounds so much better than belly fat) is more important health-wise than your ... Read More about Does Belly Fat Really Matter?
Now that we are in the spring freeze/thaw cycle, many of my favorite trails are closed. I have been running on pavement, which has NOT been good for my calves, hips, and ITB. I have had to get my roller out and go back to stretching. Which I should to anyway, but when I'm running trails I can let it ... Read More about Dreaming of Dry Trails
Recently one of my clients emailed me discouraged because her cholesterol levels weren't improving, despite eating much healthier and being more active. I've always heard that cholesterol isn't the end all be all of good health, and that the statin producers are just trying to get everyone on ... Read More about Five Things You Thought You Knew About Cholesterol
This week's Tuesday on the Run theme is Things I Dislike About Running. Ironically, I was just composing a list in my head while running the other day! Some of this is a bit tongue in cheek, but other things really are annoying. I'll let you figure out which are which. 1. It seriously cuts into ... Read More about 10 Things I Hate About Running
We all like to talk about how busy we are, and no one admits to getting a good night's sleep. But if you find yourself consistently running on little sleep or poor quality sleep, your health (and weight loss) can suffer. The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this ... Read More about Is Lack of Sleep Affecting Your Health?