Monthly Archives: January 2012

Treadmill Vs Trudging

My journey into running began in much the same way as many people start out. Back then I wanted to be fitter and thinner, and knew enough about exercise to know that cardio was the way to do it. I often saw … Continue reading

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Work always gets in the way of training

For most of my life, I’ve been a student. It’s kind of a spoiled lifestyle. You get to train pretty much as much as you want, any day of the week, as long as you showed up, write some exams, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Resolutions…

My first blog for 2012 comes a little late for the start of the new year, but at a fresh start for me. I’ve just returned to Whistler, after a three-month stint away travelling warmer climates. I began my travels by … Continue reading

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Episode #6 – benefits of using a foam roller

Christine Suter talks about the often painful but benefitial use of a foam foller on the upper leg muscles to keep you limber and avoid injury or muscle imbalances.  Watch now.

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January blahs

January always feels to me like it’s a hard time of year to train. It’s dark, it’s cold, and it’s wet. It’s the time I that Christmas cookies and turkey slow me down; the time everyone is sick on the … Continue reading

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Old Friends, New Friends

Starting to train this past week at Gleneagles Gym in West Vancouver has been a surprising pleasant experience. In previous years, my attendance at the gym has been sporadic- at the best. But since signing up the for 1/2 marathon- … Continue reading

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New training videos now up in our video library

New episodes have Christine Suter discussing how to best avoid injuries to the lower leg when running.  Muscle imbalances can cause a lot of associated pain in other parts of the body, learn how to avoid this to run injury … Continue reading

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