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Obesity and BMI

What is BMI? It is a commonly used acronym for body mass index to determine whether or not a person is obese. It is a ratio of one’s weight to height to determine whether or not that person is the…

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Strengthen Your Base

Here’s an article by Amy Powell that Christine contributed to. You will be able to view the full article and related content on UglyFinish.com. It seems I need to be constantly reminded how important strength training exercisesare to runners.  And…

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Running and Injury Prevention, The Basics

When running training, most people emphasize speed and endurance. Training for injury resistance is something that we feel is even more important. By emphasizing injury resistance training, speed and endurance fall in line. Here is an article that came out…

Correcting Crooked Feet

Ok, maybe I won’t be able to correct my crooked feet, but in seeking physical wellness, I have added a new tool to my arsenal–the A-line insole. Yesterday, I had the good fortune to meet Gordon Hay, the creator and…

Workout Anywhere!

[youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=izpdWEgJG-A] Some of you may have already experienced my training on the TRX system, or you may have heard me rave about this piece of equipment. In 2005, I attended the trade show at the IDEA conference. This was one…