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Drink up: tasty ways to get your water in


The season for ultra hydration is upon us, but are you ready for it? On my last long run, I was taken by surprise — majorly so — when I was endlessly thirsty. The temperature was a good 30 degrees higher than I’m used to after being stuck in the vortex all winter. I finished […]

3 more allergy relief methods for runners


Yesterday’s run was absolutely gorgeous. The sun was shining and the temperatures were warm with steady breezes. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky – literally. My legs felt fantastic. My pace felt effortless. I rounded the street corner around mile 2 and felt a familiar trickle down my cheeks. I was crying tears of […]

Natural healing: allergies


Allergies got you down? Me too. Puffy eyes, runny nose, itchiness, you name it, I’ve got it. All the advice I’ve see tells me to keep the windows closed, not to let my indoor and outdoor dog sleep in the bedroom (yeah, right), and to not spend time outdoors in the morning. Pretty much avoid […]