Archives - 01 April 2014, Tuesday

  • Hardrock 100 To Become The Tough Mudder World Championships

    irunfar.com 01 Apr '14, 11am

    According to sources close to the negotiations, what resulted was nothing short of a bidding war between Gary Cantrell , Race Director of Barkley, and Dale Garland , Race Director of Hardrock. Cantrell knew from the beginning that Tough Mudder would be a good fit for Barkley but the o...

  • Injury Recognition, Treatment, And Recovery

    irunfar.com 01 Apr '14, 2pm

    Acknowledging the presence of a problem is the most important step in the recovery process. Cease the activity or level of activity that causes the abnormal symptoms. Continuing to train with an injury can lead to greater harm and a longer rehabilitation time. Do not self-diagnose. No...

  • New Blog: Measuring Lactate Threshold without being pricked? My look at @BSXathletics

    Measuring Lactate Threshold without being pricked? BSX Insight

    scienceofrunning.com 01 Apr '14, 10pm

    This inner struggle then is to find measurables that enact meaningful change. In my own coaching, I've used lactate tests to this effect. It's a little expensive and a tad invasive, but it still provides some good data when used every once in a while. If used correctly, you get a good...

  • Chaco Barefoot Z Preview #runradar

    Chaco Barefoot Z Preview

    runblogger.com 01 Apr '14, 10pm

    “We stripped away all the clutter and went back to the basics—way back—with our new Barefoot Z sandal,” says Gary Banik, Chaco’s lead product developer. “Our hyper-minimal silhouette is so low-profile, you won’t even realize they’re on your feet.” “The Barefoot Z, to me, represents th...

  • YUM.. (cc: @wendi_lynn ) Vanilla Cake Batter Bars via @carrotsncake

    No-Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Bars

    carrotsncake.com 01 Apr '14, 6pm

    Scoop coconut butter from jar into a large microwave-safe bowl. Soften coconut butter by microwaving it for 60 seconds (remove from microwave and stir after 30 seconds). Be careful not burn the coconut butter. Once coconut butter is softened, add cereal, honey, sprinkles, and sea salt...

  • Our Inter-Household Crafting Challenge

    younghouselove.com 01 Apr '14, 12pm

    The other night Sherry and I came up with the idea to challenge each other to craft something using objects around our house – the catch being that the OTHER person gets to choose the objects. It wasn’t necessarily a competition, but we still came up with some ground rules:

  • Walking for Taicang (World Cup Walk Trials), by Elliott Denman

    runblogrun.com 01 Apr '14, 9pm

    This time, it was Manchester resident Ron Salvio of the Freehold Area Running Club "discovering" Harry Wright Park, and its many assets (flat, fast, well-paved roads; good ancillary facilities) and turning it into it the venue that virtually every Trials-goer gave highest marks.)

  • Running Socks Review: Injinji and DeFeet #runradar

    Running Socks Review: Injinji and DeFeet

    runblogger.com 01 Apr '14, 12pm

    All of the socks that Injinji sent feel thicker, and all seem better made than my older pairs of Injinji socks (I first reviewed them back in October, 2009 !). I tend to prefer the lighter weight, no-show models myself, but the Trail socks have a nice thickness to them, kind of like a...

  • REI: How to Choose Running Shoes Infographic

    Midwest Multisport Life: Endurance Sports and Adventures in the Great Outdoors

    midwestmultisportlife.com 01 Apr '14, 12pm

    If you're like most people, the warmer weather has you jonesing to get outside and run. If you're a beginner, or you're shopping for new shoes, the plethora of available models can be very confusing. For me, the most important decision is to choose how I'm going to use the shoes: road...

  • Fab Freebie: Nature’s Pantry: This week NatureBox is hooking someone up with a 1-year Deluxe Snacker s... #design

    Fab Freebie: Nature’s Pantry |

    younghouselove.com 01 Apr '14, 7pm

    1-year Deluxe Snacker subscription and a $300 gift card to Home Depot . That means each month a box of nutritionist-approved snacks will arrive at the winner’s door without any high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, or artificial sweeteners – and they can whip their pantry or their kit...

  • Injury Recognition, Treatment, And Recovery

    irunfar.com 01 Apr '14, 11pm

    Acknowledging the presence of a problem is the most important step in the recovery process. Cease the activity or level of activity that causes the abnormal symptoms. Continuing to train with an injury can lead to greater harm and a longer rehabilitation time. Do not self-diagnose. No...

  • Quarterly Report: the First 3 Months of 2014

    Quarterly Report: the First 3 Months of 2014 >> Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Swim: 36,830 yards Bike: 8 miles (in Tel Aviv) Run: 147.67 miles Spinning: 3:46:05 Strength: 61 hours and 6 minutes (Running: 33.06 miles in Jan, 50.86 miles in Feb, and 63.75 miles in March.) Let's compare some o...

  • April Fools! Happy April Fools! Did I trick you with this morning’s post? I know I fooled a few of you! Bu...

    April Fools!

    healthytippingpoint.com 01 Apr '14, 8pm

    My boyfriend has a real fear of roaches…and living in NYC we have found 2 of them. Since i get to work way before he even wakes up i texted him this morning, and woke him up with a text telling him that there was a HUGE roach in the apt. I told him I saw it go under the bedroom door b...

  • interesting combo and delicious results!!

    Creamy Roasted Tomato, Garlic, & Onion Coconut Soup

    ohsheglows.com 01 Apr '14, 10pm

    1. Preheat oven to 400F and line 2 baking sheets with tin foil (note that parchment paper will burn). Grab a small casserole dish to place the garlic in. For how to prepare the garlic, see this tutorial . Lightly drizzle on EVOO onto onions and season onions and tomatoes with S & P. R...

  • Baby To Do List {9 Weeks to Go}

    carrotsncake.com 01 Apr '14, 12pm

    I’m right there with you! I’m almost at 35 weeks (eep!) and have spent the last few weeks feeling like we have SO much to do. Luckily, my husband is amazing and has picked up on my need to finish nesting and we’ve made some really great progress. I’ve been trying to focus on the thing...