June 14, 2012
Since I’m avoiding Ibuprofen, my coworker suggested looking up anti-inflammatory foods. Here’s what I found from About.com Anti-Inflammatory Foods:
- Fats and oils (omega-3 fatty acids, flax seeds, canola oil and pumpkin seeds)
- Fruits and veggies (blueberries, cruciferous veggies like brussel sprouts, kale and cauliflower)
- Protein sources (lean poultry, fish, and seafood)
- Drink lots of fluids! (Water, 100% fruit juices, herbal tea, low sodium vegetable juice, and low or non-fat milk) – Good
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June 14, 2012
I have stopped taking Ibuprofen. My stomach just couldn’t handle it and it was making me be even less hungry than I already was (with no exercise my appetite was getting a little funky in the first place). I still feel a little uneasy sometimes even though I stopped taking it, so I’m going to try to be a little careful with my diet this week and not have any coffee or alcohol at social … [Continue reading]
March 21, 2012
On my commute in today, I started getting into Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. I haven’t given myself the time to read books lately, and it’s about time!
I’m pretty excited about it because I’ve heard such great things about the book AND I’m thinking of making a transition to a more minimalist shoe after Boston Marathon. A lot of my friends fell in love with the Saucony Kinvaras and the Mirage. … [Continue reading]
December 8, 2011
Let’s all be honest with ourselves. We always want to do something better…whether it is run faster or run longer. I recently purchased the book Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon by Brad Hudson and Matt Fitzgerald. I am already halfway through and excited to implement some of what I learned for my Boston Marathon training.
The book focuses on adaptive training and listening to your body. You write your training plan in … [Continue reading]
Categories: books, running
April 23, 2011
Unfortunately, Borders on Boylston St. closed. BUT because it was closing, I was able to get a new book for 40% off…Be Iron Fit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate Fitness by Don Fink.
I hope to start it soon! I have some catching up on other things to do before I can dig in.
Do you find it hard to fit in time for reading actual books?
I do! I find … [Continue reading]
Categories: books, triathlon