The Run Down — Health/Nutrition
A lot of people suffer from plantar fasciitis and are unclear of what it is. When addressing the question,"what is plantar fasciitis" the first thing to remember is that it is an overuse injury. Excess stress to the soft tissue, in most cases, will cause pain of some kind. Let's use an example... You...
I’m not totally sure I’m the most qualified to be writing about running after having children. I’m just getting started.
My sister, on the other hand…
To recap: My sister and I were born six years apart. Six years doesn’t sound like too much (unless you’re talking U.S. Senate terms) but during our formative years it was a Grand Canyon-sized span of space and time. We grew up in different towns, attending different schools with our parents in different stages of career/life/marriage.
One of the questions that I think I get asked most often is "what do you eat after you run/workout?". I always hesitate to answer this question because I know better than anyone else that everyone has their own dietary restrictions.
What works for one person, might not work for someone else. So my diet and the way I refuel might not make sense for the next person. Plus it also depends on the intensity and duration of the workout. Maybe they can just ran 10 miles and can tolerate dairy. In that case, something like chocolate milk might make sense. Or maybe they just did a quick 2 mile recovery run, which would require little, if any replenishment.