Category: review

My experience with Spirit in Sport Myofascial and Trigger Point Therapy

After the marathon I emailed Coach Jen and asked for a recommendation for a post race massage. She immediately emailed back and said I should contact Spirit in Sport Myofascial and Trigger Point Therapy and talk to Nathalie Banfield. I emailed Nathalie and we set up an appointment for yesterday. Having had only 1 massage... Read more »

Shamrock Shuffle race recap...a mixed bag

Shamrock Shuffle race recap...a mixed bag
I’m still a little confused by what I’m feeling about this race, hence why I didn’t post my recap right away. And there have already been a few race recaps out on Chicago Now today, offering varying views of the race. This post reflects my train of thought the past 24 hours. It’s a mix... Read more »

what if...

what if...
I’ve done a lot of thinking the last 36 hours.  I’ve been running a few “what if” scenarios through my head.  I thought we’d play a game today and talk about them.  Sound good? Honestly, even if you answer no, I’m still going to go through with it.  So yeah, I’ll go through them one... Read more »
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running gear review: Garmin Forerunner 110...

About 2 weeks ago now I started using the new Garmin Forerunner 110, and I have to say I love it.  As a new runner I wanted an easy to use HR monitor with GPS, and that’s exactly what I got with the Forerunner 110!  The Forerunner 110 came with a heart rate monitor strap…the... Read more »

running gear review...

After the Illinois marathon, I hit my limit.  I had used my Nathan Waist Pack since December with mixed results.  I liked the storage and the big water bottle.  But the belt never stayed tight.  It would get loose and slide, and as I lost more weight, would take my pants with it. I’d either... Read more »