Monthly Archives: June 2008

Shirt Delays

We’ve all been waiting forever for this last shipment of shirts to be printed. I needed to change screen printers and chose the company I’m using because of a recommendation. Shortly after I dropped the shirts off for printing, my … Continue reading

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Rain Delay

I was pretty excited to get out walking today because it was just so beautiful. I got home, changed my clothes, was ready to walk out the door and it started pouring down rain! I might have walked anyway, but … Continue reading

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Strength Training

Last night I started what I’m calling my “knee rehab”. I’m tired of my knee swelling, and my last diagnosis was a tracking problem. A trainer recently provided some advice on exercies that can strengthen my knees. I started with … Continue reading

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Welcome to Road Runner

Columbus now has a new Road Runner store. Last night they hosted a pizza party and injury prevention clinic for the members of the Buckeye Striders. About ten of us went and had a great time. I arrived a little … Continue reading

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USATF Junior Racewalk Championships Results

For more information about the other events held today, go to http://www.deltatiming.com/2008_usatf_juniors.aspx. Event 110 Men 10000 Meter Race Walk================================================================ World: W 38:46.4h 5/20/2000 Viktor Burayev, RUS American: A 42:50.20 6/21/2002 Ben Shorey, Wisconsin-Park Meet: M 42:50.20 6/21/2002 Ben Shorey, Wisconsin-Park … Continue reading

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My First Racewalk Championships (Yes, I was watching.)

The USATF Junior National T&F Championships were held today in Columbus, OH. On the campus of Ohio State, the events were held at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. I have never volunteered to help with a racewalk of this calibre … Continue reading

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Promax 70

I’m not a big fan a energy bars, meal replacement bars and drinks, etc. I would rather have an apple, a salad or even a small hamburger than some chemical-induced meal replacement bar that is no better than a 50 … Continue reading

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How Many Calories do you Need?

I just found out about this cool calorie “calculator” from Bonnie Stein’s newsletter. It’s at http://nutrition.about.com/od/changeyourdiet/a/calguide.htm?nl=1. With this great little tool, you can find the number of calories you need to maintain your weight, the number of calories you should … Continue reading

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Walking in Favorite Park, Again

Though we were supposed to do speed workouts today, we didn’t because of my swollen knees. I’m giving myself a couple more days of my own personal rehab, and if it doesn’t work I’ll see the doctor. The weather was … Continue reading

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Functional and Fun Walking

In order to save gas, I am trying to walk for errands a little more often. My daughter walked with me to a grocery store this evening to pick up dog food and veggies for a dinner salad. And after … Continue reading

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