Category Archives: hydration

What A Strange (and dangerous) Sight

I saw a curious thing on my run this morning. The curious sight was another runner, which is curious in two ways. First, I usually don’t see other runners out. I live in an area with a lot of steep hills … Continue reading

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Summertime Reminders

For all of my Northern Hemisphere friends, it’s time for a quick summer reminder. (for my readers from the lower reaches of the planet, keep these things in mind a few months from now.) Biggest tip for warm weather activities: … Continue reading

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Lessons from Training – The Second Half

I got up really early to run my second 1/2 marathon trail race in as many weeks this morning. It was on Schooley Mountain in NJ. Why do all these races start so early? My body clock is not set … Continue reading

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Exercising In A Heat Wave

This is turning out to be the summer of heat waves. Here in New York, July was the hottest since some time in the 1890s. August is no July…but the average daily temperature for August is already about 6 degrees … Continue reading

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While I’m up playing the Lake George Opera Festival in Saratoga, I’ve managed to get a lot of exercise (always important for me, even when I’m away from home). In the last week, I’ve gotten in a couple of good (but … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere

Hydration is important, but often overlooked. Lack of water is more likely to cause a quick death than any other single nutrient. Our bodies need water. Most people rely on thirst to signal the need for water. Unfortunately, thirst is … Continue reading

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