Best bra for us bigger girls

By |2019-01-02T07:47:21+00:00September 5th, 2018|running, Running Gear, Sports Bras|

Big boobs like to move around when you run. They are squirrely, as in they will try to escape confinement. I personally am dealing with 38-40 DDD so I find myself trying to avoid black eyes and back strain. In return, I usually end up with chaffing that looks like road rash under my boobs. There is a good chance that some of my early long runs have left me [...]

Vivosmart HR Review

By |2018-06-11T21:09:03+00:00June 11th, 2018|Running Gear|

I am lucky enough to get a pretty good discount from work on Garmin products.  I treated myself  to the vivosmart HR. It has a few advantages over other heart rate trackers if you ask me. I love the touch screen ability to scroll through the display  screens. The app is pretty well thought out. It has quick reading graphics that highlight your major activities and has additional screens [...]

Heart Rate Monitors

By |2016-12-15T23:21:23+00:00December 13th, 2015|gps, running, Running Gear, training plans|

I read a lot of different books about training to run further, faster, and if possible easier. One of the types of training you can do is called heart rate training. If you run on a treadmill at the gym ever, you have probably seen that heart rate thing on the screen. Basically the idea is you train at a percentage of what your maximum heart rate should be. I'm [...]

2 Miles!!

By |2016-12-15T23:21:24+00:00April 9th, 2014|injury, Running Gear|

Woot. 30 minutes and 2 miles done!  So a little over a week.  My hips hurt the most, not really my hips.  I did some research and it looks like the outside part of the leg around your hips is the IT band.  So you can look that up if you want fun reading.   Really they are just the muscles that stabilize your legs when you run.  So if [...]