EBR Rock Star: Jessica Grimes

It’s EBR Rock Star time! Today we’re chatting with Jessica Grimes, who is training for her first half marathon this spring and is part of our Winter Dash. (Have you shared your run with us yet? You really should!) Welcome, Jessica! Tell us about your blog and why everyone should click on over after reading...

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A Therapeutic Use For Hippity Hops

Feb 01, 13 A Therapeutic Use For Hippity Hops

Posted by in Blog, Running, Training

A while back, I went to see my bodyworker Heather; my left knee had been bothering me for several weeks. I hadn’t tweaked it doing anything specific but I was pretty sure it was a running related injury. Heather and I talked about my knee. She said it sounded like my IT bands were tight and my inner thigh muscles not as...

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Where Kids Run: In The House

Jan 24, 13 Where Kids Run: In The House

Posted by in Blog, Where Kids Run

Man, it’s been cold this week in Boston. And though in general, I’m of the “kids need fresh air no matter the temperature!” persuasion, sometimes (particularly when I’m sick, like right now) I just don’t feel like going out. But kids still need to move. I love this picture. Even though it’s...

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Embracing Slow Running

Jan 16, 13 Embracing Slow Running

Posted by in Blog, Running, Training

I’ve been running for about three years, but during winter break, I realized something new about my running self: I apparently run best when I embrace slow. Here’s what happened: These days I usually run four short runs each week. I push Vi to day care in her jogger to warm up and run the 1.2 miles home. The week before...

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Six Universal Running Tips

Jan 11, 13 Six Universal Running Tips

Posted by in Blog, Eating, Running, Training

This week I had dinner with a girlfriend who is thinking about getting into running and perhaps even signing up for her first 5K. I immediately responded, “Of course you can do that!!!” But I well remember when I felt utterly hopeless when it came to running. And when conquering my first 20 minute run felt like I had...

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EBR Rock Star: Kaitlyn Dowling

It’s EBR Rock Star time! Today we’re chatting with Kaitlyn Dowling, who ran her first race last month and is part of our Winter Dash. (Have you shared your run with us yet? You really should!) Welcome, Kaitlyn! Tell us how and why you started running. I’ve been an on-again-off-again runner since high...

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