Monthly Archives: August 2010

Five-Mile Labor Day Tweetup Run – Calling Philadelphia/South Jersey Runners!

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/29/5-mile-labor-d…jersey-runners/%5D Do you live close to Center City and you’re staying local for the Labor Day weekend? Come join us – the more the merrier! What: An easy 5-mile group run and Twitter Networking. Encouraging runners of all paces … Continue reading

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Arrr! Talk Like A Pirate Day falls on ING Rock ‘n Roll Philadelphia 1/2 Day aka Yo, ho, ho – a pirate’s life for me!

Yo, ho, ho – a pirate’s life for me! [tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/15/tlapd/%5D “To err is human, but to Arrrr is pirate.” Request: As you read this, please listen to Tom Smith’s Talk Like a Pirate Day Song. It will get you … Continue reading

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Foodtrainer Lauren Slayton to the Rescue!

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/25/foodtrainer-la…-to-the-rescue/%5D Foodtrainer Lauren Slayton to the Rescue! Many runners are looking to lose weight as part of their training program – myself included. Although one would think the miles would evaporate pounds, intense training and long-distance running brings with … Continue reading

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The Role of Post-Workout Massages

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Barefoot Beach Running – My “Effortless” Workout

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/17/barefoot-beach-running/%5D Barefoot Beach Run – My advice on how you can make a “workout” seem effortless We all have to “put work in” to see results. Some days it’s easy. Others, it feels routine and boring; we need to … Continue reading

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Run Like It’s Spin Class

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/11/run-like-it’s-spin-class/%5D Run Like It’s Spin Class What I bring from bike-intense-intervals to the run We can learn something from cross-training. Every single day cannot be a pound-the-pavement running workout; by mixing it up, the muscles get a rest and … Continue reading

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Me vs. Food

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/02/me-vs-food/%5D My diet has been a struggle since I knew what the word diet was. I have an insatiable sweet tooth, and a penchant for happy hours: two major pound-packers. Worse, for years, I thought pasta and bread with … Continue reading

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