5 Minute Full Body Dumbell Workout

5 Minute Full Body Dumbell Workout

5 minute full body dumbell workout.  Can it be that simple?  Well yes actually with this full body workout from Carrie Tollefson.  With the new year just around the corner, nows a better time to make your new year resolution to train better…Reggae Marathn 2017 is just over 11 months away… Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

Wednesday motivation

Wednesday motivation

Wednesday motivation…mid-week inspiration if you will! “My running shoes were like giant erasers. Each foot strike rubbed away some earlier failure. I’d made a thousand promises to myself over my lifetime. I promised myself I’d quit smoking or drinking or overeating. I failed. I promised myself I’d get in shape; lose some weight; take better care of myself; be a bette ...[Read More]

Common running injuries you can avoid

Common running injuries you can avoid

Common Running Injuries You Can Avoid.  Guest blog post from Bethany Widdicombe at Running Stats The inevitable injuries from running seem all too common. From runner’s knee to shin splints, there rarely seems to be an escape. In reality, you can avoid common running injuries. You just need the right tools to avoid getting repeatedly injured. What Your Body Remembers The body remembers injury and ...[Read More]

Big Race Recovery Strategies

Recovery strategies.  What you do to recover after a strenuous race is very important to keep you healthy and running. Here are the most important ones: Start your recovery immediately.  You carbed up the week prior to your race, now it’s time to heavy up on the protein to help your damaged muscle tissue recover.  Don’t eliminate the carbs just shift the emphasis.  Post-race recovery f ...[Read More]

I am a runner

I am a runner.  Been running for over 30 years.  Hope to keep running for 30 more.  Yes, I am a runner! “I have the guts to set seemingly impossible goals and then methodically work toward them because I’m a runner. I realize my limitations because I am a runner. I appreciate the strengths and accept the weaknesses of my body because I’m a runner. I know how to keep on keeping on ...[Read More]

15 ways to improve your running form

Running:  It’s so simple that at first, it’s easy to ignore proper running form and just run. Proper running form is essential to long term running enjoyment.  Posture, foot strike, breathing … these are just a few of the things to keep in mind.  Here’s a handy chart from Running Stats to help improve your running form: Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ...[Read More]

Tips for running nude…and other stuff

Well…what are the tips for running nude?  Before we get to that, here are some tips for running from a source that knows a thing or two about running, Florida Running: Cramps.  While it may not be the absolute worst thing that can afflict a runner during a race, getting a cramp does ‘put a cramp in the running’ (pun intented).  Inadequate hydration and excessive heat…these ...[Read More]

Running Therapy

Ahhh…a little Running Therapy!  From our favourite inspirational source, Gibson’s Daily Running Quotes: “Running is the best therapy I’ve ever had. We burn, we push, we sweat, we suffocate and we see that we are stronger and more refined for our pain. The awareness of this strength gives us the confidence we need to go home, shower, and face the rest of our day, our week, o ...[Read More]

Recovering from Injury

Recovering from injury.  We’ve all sustained running injuries and we’ve all had to deal with how best to recover. While recovering from injury some of us go the self diagnosis and prognosis route (shhh…don’t tell anyone).  Others go the smarter route and seek professional help from physotherapists and medical professionals…unfortunately not me!  The longer I run, and ...[Read More]

Inspired running

Inspired running…or a little pick-me-up… “The more I run, the more I love my body. Not because it’s perfect, far from it, but because with every mile it is proving to me that I am capable of more than I ever thought possible.” – Unknown Author “A meaningful mantra regardless of race distance: In the first half of the race, don’t be an idiot. In the s ...[Read More]