Caffeinated Peanut Butter?!?

Caffeinated Peanut Butter?!?

You may only know of him as Amy Schumer's uncle, but Chuck Schumer has been a senator in New York state since I was in high school. Recently, he has taken a stand against a new product on the shelves - a caffeinated version of peanut butter.

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Chicago Marathon 2015 - Recap

Chicago Marathon 2015 - Recap

There were many points during the run that I wanted to cry. I trained better than this. My body was failing me. But then I had a reality check and remembered how amazing my body actually was. I saw runners whose bodies looked to be in far worse shape than mine - it reminded me again how much running is a mental and spiritual feat, not just physical. And I saw the following sign, which made me quite happy. Truth comes in all forms.

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Hydration for Runners

Hydration for Runners

Staying properly hydrated during a training run or a race can make the difference between finishing and not, or the difference between Boston-qualifying, and “better luck next year”. Like most things for endurance athletes, cramming won’t cut it. Just like you can’t jump from 5 miles to 25 miles, you shouldn’t start a run dehydrated and just drink a gallon of water on your run.

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