It’s officially fall! Which means it’s officially marathon training season. WOOHOO! What does that mean in Florida? Beautiful fall leaves, those brown, orange, yellow colors, with cool breezes and cool nights…NO. That doesn’t happen here. We get rain, HOT days and humid nights. But runners still run through those conditions, I think we are just used to it and we battle through it all. But … Continue reading Walt Disney World Marathon 2019
What is KT Tape? KT Tape is an elastic tape made to relieve pain while supporting muscles, tendons, and ligaments. How does it work? When running, or doing any kind of work out and you get injured, the lymphatic fluids build up and it causes swelling, thus causing lots of pain. So when you do apply the KT Tape correctly, you are allowing the top layer of the skin … Continue reading Why I use KT Tape
I am always on the hunt for the best way to recover or release the tension in your muscles. Especially when you come back from a run or just suffer from chronic muscles spasms and need tension relief. Sometimes Some methods work better than others and there is always new stuff coming out so I am always on the look out. Well, KT Tape came out with … Continue reading Be kind to your muscles
I know that people say that running is the cheapest sport, but if you think about it, it really isn’t LOL. You might want to have the shoes, running gear, watch, hat, bra, and injury prevention stuff like KT Tape or Pro Compression socks. So I’ve put together some of my favorites that are having some awesome Cyber Monday Deals! Just click their name and … Continue reading Running Cyber Monday Deals!
As the month of June comes to an end, that means Scoliosis awareness month also comes to an end. I did lots of posts and information on instagram and twitter. I wrote several posts here on information about this painful disease that will drop you to your knees. And the best ways to deal with the pain. While again, I continue to reiterate that there are no two … Continue reading Scoliosis Awareness Month comes to an end.
In the continuation of Scoliosis awareness month, this post is mainly on how I manage to control the pain in various ways. With my curved spine, my pain is sporadic. Yes, I do have my typical areas where it does happen, but there are areas where I am like “Ummm really?” But since I am a veteran with Scoliosis, I know what to do with … Continue reading Pain control for Scoliosis
Tomorrow will be my first race of 2017. I am pretty excited for it! It will be my first time running it. It is a women’s only 5K. It is the Florida Hospital Lady Track Shack 5K. It is to help raise money for local women who don’t have the resources to get annual mammograms or other diagnostic screenings. I am so glad that this race, as … Continue reading Lady Track Shack
So yesterday I went running with Alpha and the day couldn’t have been more perfect. As usual, we goofed around and had fun. The sun was out and not a cloud in the sky. The temps were cool and the breeze made it feel cooler, at least for Orlando. LOL We went out for an easy 6 miles and did not push it because my … Continue reading Run. Patch. Rest
Did you know that 1 in 8 women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Did you also know that breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women? Or that breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Did you know each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the United States will … Continue reading Go pink with polka dots!
As runners we have all probably “run” into an injury or two once in our running lifetime. Am I right? How did you first treat it when it happened? Did you just take 2 tyenol? Did you go to the doctors? Did you ignore it? I have found a pretty effective way to reduce pain and swelling. My problems are usually my knee and my … Continue reading Recover with ice and heat