Bestest of the week

by lachicaruns on

Fast food swaps

I need to memorize this list from Women’s Running magazine so I can make better choices on the road. I’m not loading up on Whoppers, large fries and a chocolate shake (OK, now I’m hungry), but my decisions could use a little help.

Runners are just the best

And we’re pretty good workers, too. Now to find a way to add these accolades from Amanda Brooks to our resumes…

Advising new converts, I mean, runners

There are few things runners enjoy more than talking about running except for talking about running with a new runner.

Here are some tips from Runner’s World magazine on what to share so you don’t overwhelm him or her as you help them join the cult, I mean, start on their running journey.

Shin, ouch, splints

For many years, I tried to pick up running only to be sidelined immediately by shin splints. Just typing out the words makes me wince.

Sure wish I would have had some running friends back then to give me tips on how to avoid and treat shin splints like those in this Women’s Running piece. Who knows, maybe I would have stuck with it for more than a day or two.

How about you; did you find any great articles this week?

 

 

Written by: lachicaruns

My name is Gisgie. It’s pronounced geese (like the birds) and gee (like the letter). Now that we’ve met, I’m glad you’re here. I’m an injury-prone runner who manages to find reasons to keep coming back to the road despite ongoing challenges. Most recently, I’ve struggled with piriformis syndrome. I’m currently winning. Most days.

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