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Running with the Pack 144: Three 5K Races, Tower of Terror 10-Miler, Gluten, and More

Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I talk about protecting yourself from the summer sun, sanitary Stevie’s recent run of the Komen 5K, grip and then we focus on some guidelines for race reports before playing a bunch of calls. Here are the guidelines:

  • Keep the call under 3 minutes since that’s the limit with Google Voice
  • Focus on the highs and lows
  • Mention anything that makes this race unique

Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I talk about protecting yourself from the summer sun, sanitary Stevie’s recent run of the Komen 5K, grip and then we focus on some guidelines for race reports before playing a bunch of calls. Here are the guidelines:

  • Keep the call under 3 minutes since that’s the limit with Google Voice
  • Focus on the highs and lows
  • Mention anything that makes this race unique

It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I talk about protecting yourself from the summer sun, sanitary Stevie’s recent run of the Komen 5K, grip and then we focus on some guidelines for race reports before playing a bunch of calls. Here are the guidelines:

  • Keep the call under 3 minutes since that’s the limit with Google Voice
  • Focus on the highs and lows
  • Mention anything that makes this race unique

It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
This week, order
Stevie talks about her plans to run three 5K races in one weekend and her thoughts about going gluten-free.  I have the Johnstown Half-Marathon this weekend.  We also talk about some reviews of the Tower of Terror 10-miler and take some calls.

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Running with the Pack 138: De-Funking, Zombies on Android, Weight Watchers, and More

Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I talk about protecting yourself from the summer sun, sanitary Stevie’s recent run of the Komen 5K, grip and then we focus on some guidelines for race reports before playing a bunch of calls. Here are the guidelines:

  • Keep the call under 3 minutes since that’s the limit with Google Voice
  • Focus on the highs and lows
  • Mention anything that makes this race unique

Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I talk about protecting yourself from the summer sun, sanitary Stevie’s recent run of the Komen 5K, grip and then we focus on some guidelines for race reports before playing a bunch of calls. Here are the guidelines:

  • Keep the call under 3 minutes since that’s the limit with Google Voice
  • Focus on the highs and lows
  • Mention anything that makes this race unique

It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I talk about protecting yourself from the summer sun, sanitary Stevie’s recent run of the Komen 5K, grip and then we focus on some guidelines for race reports before playing a bunch of calls. Here are the guidelines:

  • Keep the call under 3 minutes since that’s the limit with Google Voice
  • Focus on the highs and lows
  • Mention anything that makes this race unique

It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
This week, order
Stevie talks about her plans to run three 5K races in one weekend and her thoughts about going gluten-free.  I have the Johnstown Half-Marathon this weekend.  We also talk about some reviews of the Tower of Terror 10-miler and take some calls.
Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.
Stevie and I talk about protecting yourself from the summer sun, sanitary Stevie’s recent run of the Komen 5K, grip and then we focus on some guidelines for race reports before playing a bunch of calls. Here are the guidelines:

  • Keep the call under 3 minutes since that’s the limit with Google Voice
  • Focus on the highs and lows
  • Mention anything that makes this race unique

It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
This week, order
Stevie talks about her plans to run three 5K races in one weekend and her thoughts about going gluten-free.  I have the Johnstown Half-Marathon this weekend.  We also talk about some reviews of the Tower of Terror 10-miler and take some calls.
It’s a call-in show! This week we got caught up with all of the race reports: two about the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia, see two first-time triathletes, a 100 mile ultramarathon, a touching story from a race voluneteer, and more. We actually got a question this time!
This week, order
Stevie talks about her plans to run three 5K races in one weekend and her thoughts about going gluten-free.  I have the Johnstown Half-Marathon this weekend.  We also talk about some reviews of the Tower of Terror 10-miler and take some calls.
Stevie and I talk about getting out of a running funk, refractionist
the release of Zombies, Run! on Android, and Stevie jumping back on the Weight Watchers bandwagon.  Of course some wonderful calls at the end!

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Running with the Pack 137: Race Fueling, Walk Runs, Happy Meals, and More

Stevie and I give some fueling advice to someone planning her first half marathon.  I talk about my switch to running before going to work.  Stevie talks about learning to accept walking as part of her running.  We also talk about McDonalds and their healthier Happy Meals.

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Running with the Pack 118: Disney’s Wine and Dine Half-Marathon

Stevie talks about how she is doing with the Insanity Workout. I talk about tomorrow’s sprint triathlon and my recent trip to Chicago. We also have a ton of great e-mail and voicemail messages from listeners including a perspective on running in Vietnam.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
After Stevie and I went for a run, viagra we recorded this episode. We talk about Stevie’s fall, hemophilia the upcoming “Zombies, Run!” game, pre-race eating, blisters, plans for the Disney Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and running therapy. We also go through listener e-mails and voicemails.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
After Stevie and I went for a run, viagra we recorded this episode. We talk about Stevie’s fall, hemophilia the upcoming “Zombies, Run!” game, pre-race eating, blisters, plans for the Disney Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and running therapy. We also go through listener e-mails and voicemails.
Lots of topics this week: blisters, pulmonologist new shoes, pills GI issues, marathon recovery, hydration during a 10K race, and a few race reports and fall running plans from listeners, plus Stevie has a rant about a running friend who won’t listen to sound advice.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
After Stevie and I went for a run, viagra we recorded this episode. We talk about Stevie’s fall, hemophilia the upcoming “Zombies, Run!” game, pre-race eating, blisters, plans for the Disney Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and running therapy. We also go through listener e-mails and voicemails.
Lots of topics this week: blisters, pulmonologist new shoes, pills GI issues, marathon recovery, hydration during a 10K race, and a few race reports and fall running plans from listeners, plus Stevie has a rant about a running friend who won’t listen to sound advice.
Lots of topics this week: blisters, pulmonologist new shoes, pills GI issues, marathon recovery, hydration during a 10K race, and a few race reports and fall running plans from listeners, plus Stevie has a rant about a running friend who won’t listen to sound advice.
This week, information pills
Stevie talks about her new Body Combat training classes, Hepatitis
I talk about my recent training run with my friend Evan who is planning on doing the Disney Half-Marathon in January, we go through 10 tips for getting the most out of the New York Marathon, and then we have some e-mail and voice mail from listeners.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
After Stevie and I went for a run, viagra we recorded this episode. We talk about Stevie’s fall, hemophilia the upcoming “Zombies, Run!” game, pre-race eating, blisters, plans for the Disney Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and running therapy. We also go through listener e-mails and voicemails.
Lots of topics this week: blisters, pulmonologist new shoes, pills GI issues, marathon recovery, hydration during a 10K race, and a few race reports and fall running plans from listeners, plus Stevie has a rant about a running friend who won’t listen to sound advice.
Lots of topics this week: blisters, pulmonologist new shoes, pills GI issues, marathon recovery, hydration during a 10K race, and a few race reports and fall running plans from listeners, plus Stevie has a rant about a running friend who won’t listen to sound advice.
This week, information pills
Stevie talks about her new Body Combat training classes, Hepatitis
I talk about my recent training run with my friend Evan who is planning on doing the Disney Half-Marathon in January, we go through 10 tips for getting the most out of the New York Marathon, and then we have some e-mail and voice mail from listeners.
Lots of topics this week: blisters, pulmonologist new shoes, pills GI issues, marathon recovery, hydration during a 10K race, and a few race reports and fall running plans from listeners, plus Stevie has a rant about a running friend who won’t listen to sound advice.
This week, information pills
Stevie talks about her new Body Combat training classes, Hepatitis
I talk about my recent training run with my friend Evan who is planning on doing the Disney Half-Marathon in January, we go through 10 tips for getting the most out of the New York Marathon, and then we have some e-mail and voice mail from listeners.
Stevie and I spend the whole episode discussing our participation in the Disney World Wine and Dine Half-Marathon this past weekend. We talk about topics such as what we ate, decease the race expo, the course, the weather, entertainmen, the race medals, and the fabulous post-race party in Epcot!

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Running with the Pack 117: Accident, Zombies, Blisters, Wine and Dine Plans, and More

Stevie talks about how she is doing with the Insanity Workout. I talk about tomorrow’s sprint triathlon and my recent trip to Chicago. We also have a ton of great e-mail and voicemail messages from listeners including a perspective on running in Vietnam.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
After Stevie and I went for a run, viagra we recorded this episode. We talk about Stevie’s fall, hemophilia the upcoming “Zombies, Run!” game, pre-race eating, blisters, plans for the Disney Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and running therapy. We also go through listener e-mails and voicemails.

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Running with the Pack 116: Blisters, GI Issues, Hydration, Marathon Recover, and More

Stevie talks about how she is doing with the Insanity Workout. I talk about tomorrow’s sprint triathlon and my recent trip to Chicago. We also have a ton of great e-mail and voicemail messages from listeners including a perspective on running in Vietnam.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
After Stevie and I went for a run, viagra we recorded this episode. We talk about Stevie’s fall, hemophilia the upcoming “Zombies, Run!” game, pre-race eating, blisters, plans for the Disney Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and running therapy. We also go through listener e-mails and voicemails.
This week, phimosis adiposity we talk about our upcoming Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, Stevie’s new shoes, attempting to find work-life balance (e.g. do what Allan say, not what Allan does), and a few thoughts on running while on cruise ships. Not many races are happening right now, but they’ll start again once the air gets a little crisp, so our question for this episode is: What are your fall plans?

We’re back after a month of travel! This episode, caries I talk about my triathlon and overall slothful habits. Stevie talks about her trip to the beach and running while there. We both give medical updates. Then it’s time for listener mail and calls.
After Stevie and I went for a run, viagra we recorded this episode. We talk about Stevie’s fall, hemophilia the upcoming “Zombies, Run!” game, pre-race eating, blisters, plans for the Disney Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and running therapy. We also go through listener e-mails and voicemails.
Lots of topics this week: blisters, pulmonologist new shoes, pills GI issues, marathon recovery, hydration during a 10K race, and a few race reports and fall running plans from listeners, plus Stevie has a rant about a running friend who won’t listen to sound advice.

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Running with the Pack 106: Newtons, Wine and Dine Half Marathon, Boston Marathon, and More

Just one topic this week: the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, cardiologist buy which includes Stevie’s 5K and half-marathon as well as my Goofy Challenge, case which is the half-marathon and marathon. We talk about preparing for the races, hemophilia getting to the start line, the race start, the course, what happened along the way, our finishes, and what we did afterward. It’s a long podcast, but worth listening to, especially if you’re considering doing these races!
Just one topic this week: the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, cardiologist buy which includes Stevie’s 5K and half-marathon as well as my Goofy Challenge, case which is the half-marathon and marathon. We talk about preparing for the races, hemophilia getting to the start line, the race start, the course, what happened along the way, our finishes, and what we did afterward. It’s a long podcast, but worth listening to, especially if you’re considering doing these races!
I had an interesting afternoon. From time to time, disease I feel a little flutter in my chest. It’s not painful. I don’t feel weak or faint. It’s just a funny feeling that happens every now and then when I’m at rest. So is that anything to worry about? It could be nothing, more about it could be an irregular heartbeat, cheap some kind of blockage, or a defect. I talk a lot on Running with the Pack about diet, exercise, fitness, etc…, but I always say that I’m no doctor.

I’m not the kind of guy who ignores medical issues and hopes that they go away, so I met with my doctor last week and explained the issue. He had me wear a heart monitor for 24 hours to catch the flutters when they happen, so I did that last week. He also scheduled me for a “stress test plus echo”, which I had this afternoon.

What they had me do was change into running shoes and shorts and then they hooked up a collection of electrodes to my chest. The technician had me lay on my left side on an examination table and then he did an ultrasound of various parts of my heart and from various angles. While he was doing that, we talked about all sorts of things – what both of us do to keep in shape, the typical people he usually has in his lab, whether I was having a boy or girl (his response, “twins!”). He wouldn’t tell me any of the results though – that’s reserved for the doctor.

After the ultrasound, the technician left the room and returned in a few minutes with the doctor. They put me on the treadmill and started it off at a low incline and a comfortable walking pace. The doctor took my blood pressure and watched the electrical signals of my heart on the heart monitor. Every two minutes, they increased the speed and slope and took another blood pressure reading. I was on the treadmill for 12 minutes, by which time, I had hit my maximum heart rate (180) and was running on a 16% incline (I’m not sure of the speed). I felt fine and could have kept going, but he said that they wouldn’t learn anything from going longer.

They shut down the treadmill and moved me right back to the examination table so they could take more ultrasound pictures of my heart while it was pumping hard. Same as before – various parts of my heart from various angles. My heart rate came down to a normal level.

The rest of the session was the doctor showing me various segments of the ultrasound videos: This is your heart at rest, this is what it looks like at full blast, this is your valve function, this is a Doppler image showing the direction of the blood flow, this is the thickness of your heart walls, etc…

It was amazing and beautiful to see my heart in action. As someone who exercises a lot, I look at my heart rate to gauge how well I’m doing and my level of effort, but that is a gross indicator of what my heart is doing compared to seeing clear images of the way that it does what it does. The whole thing was a little piece of science fiction. When I commented about how clear the images were, the technician and doctor laughed and then the doctor said that there is a general rule in cardiology: the clearer the image, the better the prognosis. A lot of that has to do with it being easier to get a good ultrasound from people who have lower body weights since the sound waves have to pass through less tissue.

The short version of the doctor’s summary is that I’m as healthy as a horse. Great blood supply, no irregularities, normal adaptation from rest to active state and back again, good valve movement, etc… I asked specifically about any thickening of my heart walls since that’s a concern that Andrew has read about in some endurance athletes, but my heart walls were the normal thickness that they would expect in an active person. Ultimately, the flutter is completely within the normal range of a healthy heart, especially since he didn’t see any sign of it when I was stressed to maximum heart rate. It’s nothing that I need to worry about.

Overall, it was a fascinating experience and a huge relief to know that I’m okay. I’m glad I went and got the green light to keep doing the things that I love to do.

Anyway, I hope this is helpful for anyone who needs to have one of these tests done, so you know what they are looking for, what to expect, and what questions to ask.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
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This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

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This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, store
Stevie and I talk about the Honey Stingers brand of protein bars and energy chews, workouts that should help you improve your speed, Team in Training and their work to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, running through adverse situations, some training updates, a race report from Heath, and a bit more information on American Ninja Warrior. I DARE you not to like that show (see below).


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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

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This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, store
Stevie and I talk about the Honey Stingers brand of protein bars and energy chews, workouts that should help you improve your speed, Team in Training and their work to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, running through adverse situations, some training updates, a race report from Heath, and a bit more information on American Ninja Warrior. I DARE you not to like that show (see below).


Stevie talks about kicking her training into gear to get ready for Pittsburgh, implant a bit more about Honey Stingers, visit the fit of women’s running gear, asthma many notes and calls from listeners – mostly some fantastic race reports. Congrats on the personal records! More scientific evidence that RWTP makes you faster, stronger, smarter, and better looking!
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, store
Stevie and I talk about the Honey Stingers brand of protein bars and energy chews, workouts that should help you improve your speed, Team in Training and their work to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, running through adverse situations, some training updates, a race report from Heath, and a bit more information on American Ninja Warrior. I DARE you not to like that show (see below).


Stevie talks about kicking her training into gear to get ready for Pittsburgh, implant a bit more about Honey Stingers, visit the fit of women’s running gear, asthma many notes and calls from listeners – mostly some fantastic race reports. Congrats on the personal records! More scientific evidence that RWTP makes you faster, stronger, smarter, and better looking!
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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

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we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, store
Stevie and I talk about the Honey Stingers brand of protein bars and energy chews, workouts that should help you improve your speed, Team in Training and their work to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, running through adverse situations, some training updates, a race report from Heath, and a bit more information on American Ninja Warrior. I DARE you not to like that show (see below).


Stevie talks about kicking her training into gear to get ready for Pittsburgh, implant a bit more about Honey Stingers, visit the fit of women’s running gear, asthma many notes and calls from listeners – mostly some fantastic race reports. Congrats on the personal records! More scientific evidence that RWTP makes you faster, stronger, smarter, and better looking!
This week, food Stevie and I talk about feeling fat, view Stevie’s run with Jim while she was in Florida, our race plans and those of our listeners, a few race reports, a set of twins training for their first triathlon, and much more. Enjoy!
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I had an interesting afternoon. From time to time, disease I feel a little flutter in my chest. It’s not painful. I don’t feel weak or faint. It’s just a funny feeling that happens every now and then when I’m at rest. So is that anything to worry about? It could be nothing, more about it could be an irregular heartbeat, cheap some kind of blockage, or a defect. I talk a lot on Running with the Pack about diet, exercise, fitness, etc…, but I always say that I’m no doctor.

I’m not the kind of guy who ignores medical issues and hopes that they go away, so I met with my doctor last week and explained the issue. He had me wear a heart monitor for 24 hours to catch the flutters when they happen, so I did that last week. He also scheduled me for a “stress test plus echo”, which I had this afternoon.

What they had me do was change into running shoes and shorts and then they hooked up a collection of electrodes to my chest. The technician had me lay on my left side on an examination table and then he did an ultrasound of various parts of my heart and from various angles. While he was doing that, we talked about all sorts of things – what both of us do to keep in shape, the typical people he usually has in his lab, whether I was having a boy or girl (his response, “twins!”). He wouldn’t tell me any of the results though – that’s reserved for the doctor.

After the ultrasound, the technician left the room and returned in a few minutes with the doctor. They put me on the treadmill and started it off at a low incline and a comfortable walking pace. The doctor took my blood pressure and watched the electrical signals of my heart on the heart monitor. Every two minutes, they increased the speed and slope and took another blood pressure reading. I was on the treadmill for 12 minutes, by which time, I had hit my maximum heart rate (180) and was running on a 16% incline (I’m not sure of the speed). I felt fine and could have kept going, but he said that they wouldn’t learn anything from going longer.

They shut down the treadmill and moved me right back to the examination table so they could take more ultrasound pictures of my heart while it was pumping hard. Same as before – various parts of my heart from various angles. My heart rate came down to a normal level.

The rest of the session was the doctor showing me various segments of the ultrasound videos: This is your heart at rest, this is what it looks like at full blast, this is your valve function, this is a Doppler image showing the direction of the blood flow, this is the thickness of your heart walls, etc…

It was amazing and beautiful to see my heart in action. As someone who exercises a lot, I look at my heart rate to gauge how well I’m doing and my level of effort, but that is a gross indicator of what my heart is doing compared to seeing clear images of the way that it does what it does. The whole thing was a little piece of science fiction. When I commented about how clear the images were, the technician and doctor laughed and then the doctor said that there is a general rule in cardiology: the clearer the image, the better the prognosis. A lot of that has to do with it being easier to get a good ultrasound from people who have lower body weights since the sound waves have to pass through less tissue.

The short version of the doctor’s summary is that I’m as healthy as a horse. Great blood supply, no irregularities, normal adaptation from rest to active state and back again, good valve movement, etc… I asked specifically about any thickening of my heart walls since that’s a concern that Andrew has read about in some endurance athletes, but my heart walls were the normal thickness that they would expect in an active person. Ultimately, the flutter is completely within the normal range of a healthy heart, especially since he didn’t see any sign of it when I was stressed to maximum heart rate. It’s nothing that I need to worry about.

Overall, it was a fascinating experience and a huge relief to know that I’m okay. I’m glad I went and got the green light to keep doing the things that I love to do.

Anyway, I hope this is helpful for anyone who needs to have one of these tests done, so you know what they are looking for, what to expect, and what questions to ask.
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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, store
Stevie and I talk about the Honey Stingers brand of protein bars and energy chews, workouts that should help you improve your speed, Team in Training and their work to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, running through adverse situations, some training updates, a race report from Heath, and a bit more information on American Ninja Warrior. I DARE you not to like that show (see below).


This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, store
Stevie and I talk about the Honey Stingers brand of protein bars and energy chews, workouts that should help you improve your speed, Team in Training and their work to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, running through adverse situations, some training updates, a race report from Heath, and a bit more information on American Ninja Warrior. I DARE you not to like that show (see below).


Stevie talks about kicking her training into gear to get ready for Pittsburgh, implant a bit more about Honey Stingers, visit the fit of women’s running gear, asthma many notes and calls from listeners – mostly some fantastic race reports. Congrats on the personal records! More scientific evidence that RWTP makes you faster, stronger, smarter, and better looking!

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Running with the Pack 103: 8-Mile Run, Outdoor Legs, Stress, and More

Just one topic this week: the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, cardiologist buy which includes Stevie’s 5K and half-marathon as well as my Goofy Challenge, case which is the half-marathon and marathon. We talk about preparing for the races, hemophilia getting to the start line, the race start, the course, what happened along the way, our finishes, and what we did afterward. It’s a long podcast, but worth listening to, especially if you’re considering doing these races!
Just one topic this week: the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, cardiologist buy which includes Stevie’s 5K and half-marathon as well as my Goofy Challenge, case which is the half-marathon and marathon. We talk about preparing for the races, hemophilia getting to the start line, the race start, the course, what happened along the way, our finishes, and what we did afterward. It’s a long podcast, but worth listening to, especially if you’re considering doing these races!
I had an interesting afternoon. From time to time, disease I feel a little flutter in my chest. It’s not painful. I don’t feel weak or faint. It’s just a funny feeling that happens every now and then when I’m at rest. So is that anything to worry about? It could be nothing, more about it could be an irregular heartbeat, cheap some kind of blockage, or a defect. I talk a lot on Running with the Pack about diet, exercise, fitness, etc…, but I always say that I’m no doctor.

I’m not the kind of guy who ignores medical issues and hopes that they go away, so I met with my doctor last week and explained the issue. He had me wear a heart monitor for 24 hours to catch the flutters when they happen, so I did that last week. He also scheduled me for a “stress test plus echo”, which I had this afternoon.

What they had me do was change into running shoes and shorts and then they hooked up a collection of electrodes to my chest. The technician had me lay on my left side on an examination table and then he did an ultrasound of various parts of my heart and from various angles. While he was doing that, we talked about all sorts of things – what both of us do to keep in shape, the typical people he usually has in his lab, whether I was having a boy or girl (his response, “twins!”). He wouldn’t tell me any of the results though – that’s reserved for the doctor.

After the ultrasound, the technician left the room and returned in a few minutes with the doctor. They put me on the treadmill and started it off at a low incline and a comfortable walking pace. The doctor took my blood pressure and watched the electrical signals of my heart on the heart monitor. Every two minutes, they increased the speed and slope and took another blood pressure reading. I was on the treadmill for 12 minutes, by which time, I had hit my maximum heart rate (180) and was running on a 16% incline (I’m not sure of the speed). I felt fine and could have kept going, but he said that they wouldn’t learn anything from going longer.

They shut down the treadmill and moved me right back to the examination table so they could take more ultrasound pictures of my heart while it was pumping hard. Same as before – various parts of my heart from various angles. My heart rate came down to a normal level.

The rest of the session was the doctor showing me various segments of the ultrasound videos: This is your heart at rest, this is what it looks like at full blast, this is your valve function, this is a Doppler image showing the direction of the blood flow, this is the thickness of your heart walls, etc…

It was amazing and beautiful to see my heart in action. As someone who exercises a lot, I look at my heart rate to gauge how well I’m doing and my level of effort, but that is a gross indicator of what my heart is doing compared to seeing clear images of the way that it does what it does. The whole thing was a little piece of science fiction. When I commented about how clear the images were, the technician and doctor laughed and then the doctor said that there is a general rule in cardiology: the clearer the image, the better the prognosis. A lot of that has to do with it being easier to get a good ultrasound from people who have lower body weights since the sound waves have to pass through less tissue.

The short version of the doctor’s summary is that I’m as healthy as a horse. Great blood supply, no irregularities, normal adaptation from rest to active state and back again, good valve movement, etc… I asked specifically about any thickening of my heart walls since that’s a concern that Andrew has read about in some endurance athletes, but my heart walls were the normal thickness that they would expect in an active person. Ultimately, the flutter is completely within the normal range of a healthy heart, especially since he didn’t see any sign of it when I was stressed to maximum heart rate. It’s nothing that I need to worry about.

Overall, it was a fascinating experience and a huge relief to know that I’m okay. I’m glad I went and got the green light to keep doing the things that I love to do.

Anyway, I hope this is helpful for anyone who needs to have one of these tests done, so you know what they are looking for, what to expect, and what questions to ask.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”

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Running with the Pack 102: Honey Stingers, Speed Workouts, Team in Training, and More

Just one topic this week: the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, cardiologist buy which includes Stevie’s 5K and half-marathon as well as my Goofy Challenge, case which is the half-marathon and marathon. We talk about preparing for the races, hemophilia getting to the start line, the race start, the course, what happened along the way, our finishes, and what we did afterward. It’s a long podcast, but worth listening to, especially if you’re considering doing these races!
Just one topic this week: the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, cardiologist buy which includes Stevie’s 5K and half-marathon as well as my Goofy Challenge, case which is the half-marathon and marathon. We talk about preparing for the races, hemophilia getting to the start line, the race start, the course, what happened along the way, our finishes, and what we did afterward. It’s a long podcast, but worth listening to, especially if you’re considering doing these races!
I had an interesting afternoon. From time to time, disease I feel a little flutter in my chest. It’s not painful. I don’t feel weak or faint. It’s just a funny feeling that happens every now and then when I’m at rest. So is that anything to worry about? It could be nothing, more about it could be an irregular heartbeat, cheap some kind of blockage, or a defect. I talk a lot on Running with the Pack about diet, exercise, fitness, etc…, but I always say that I’m no doctor.

I’m not the kind of guy who ignores medical issues and hopes that they go away, so I met with my doctor last week and explained the issue. He had me wear a heart monitor for 24 hours to catch the flutters when they happen, so I did that last week. He also scheduled me for a “stress test plus echo”, which I had this afternoon.

What they had me do was change into running shoes and shorts and then they hooked up a collection of electrodes to my chest. The technician had me lay on my left side on an examination table and then he did an ultrasound of various parts of my heart and from various angles. While he was doing that, we talked about all sorts of things – what both of us do to keep in shape, the typical people he usually has in his lab, whether I was having a boy or girl (his response, “twins!”). He wouldn’t tell me any of the results though – that’s reserved for the doctor.

After the ultrasound, the technician left the room and returned in a few minutes with the doctor. They put me on the treadmill and started it off at a low incline and a comfortable walking pace. The doctor took my blood pressure and watched the electrical signals of my heart on the heart monitor. Every two minutes, they increased the speed and slope and took another blood pressure reading. I was on the treadmill for 12 minutes, by which time, I had hit my maximum heart rate (180) and was running on a 16% incline (I’m not sure of the speed). I felt fine and could have kept going, but he said that they wouldn’t learn anything from going longer.

They shut down the treadmill and moved me right back to the examination table so they could take more ultrasound pictures of my heart while it was pumping hard. Same as before – various parts of my heart from various angles. My heart rate came down to a normal level.

The rest of the session was the doctor showing me various segments of the ultrasound videos: This is your heart at rest, this is what it looks like at full blast, this is your valve function, this is a Doppler image showing the direction of the blood flow, this is the thickness of your heart walls, etc…

It was amazing and beautiful to see my heart in action. As someone who exercises a lot, I look at my heart rate to gauge how well I’m doing and my level of effort, but that is a gross indicator of what my heart is doing compared to seeing clear images of the way that it does what it does. The whole thing was a little piece of science fiction. When I commented about how clear the images were, the technician and doctor laughed and then the doctor said that there is a general rule in cardiology: the clearer the image, the better the prognosis. A lot of that has to do with it being easier to get a good ultrasound from people who have lower body weights since the sound waves have to pass through less tissue.

The short version of the doctor’s summary is that I’m as healthy as a horse. Great blood supply, no irregularities, normal adaptation from rest to active state and back again, good valve movement, etc… I asked specifically about any thickening of my heart walls since that’s a concern that Andrew has read about in some endurance athletes, but my heart walls were the normal thickness that they would expect in an active person. Ultimately, the flutter is completely within the normal range of a healthy heart, especially since he didn’t see any sign of it when I was stressed to maximum heart rate. It’s nothing that I need to worry about.

Overall, it was a fascinating experience and a huge relief to know that I’m okay. I’m glad I went and got the green light to keep doing the things that I love to do.

Anyway, I hope this is helpful for anyone who needs to have one of these tests done, so you know what they are looking for, what to expect, and what questions to ask.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
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we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, vitamin arthritis we talk about myRunning with the Pack 98: Ice Baths in Winter, buy viagra Elliptical 101, web Shortened Half-Marathon Training, and More split times for the Disney Marathon, doing an ice bath during winter, the right settings for an elliptical machine to simulate running, a bit about the stair stepper machines, what to do when you have an upcoming half-marathon and limited training time, our plans for Pittsburgh, and John’s voicemail about his recent marathon experience.
On a very special episode of RWTP, diagnosis we have Jeff back on the show. We talk to Jeff about what he’s been doing, oncologist why we love running (if we do), cialis 40mg what makes us lace up our shoes on a crappy day, Kim’s 71-mile training run, Adidas running ads, and a race report from Jim.

Here is the Adidas ad that we talked about: http://chayden.net/Runs/Adidas/
In honor of Valentine’s Day, unhealthy we start off talking about our hearts. Specifically, patient heart rate zones and the echocardiogram that I had to check my heart health. We also talk about the MyFitnessPal app that Stevie has been using, no rx getting back into the pool and on the bike, an idea for a coordinated weekend triathlon associated with the show, Lori’s run for Brett, and what kind of bike a newbie should buy.

We’re also thinking about doing something special for episode #100 – so if you have suggestions, let us know.
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
This week, search Stevie and I revisit the Honey Stinger line of products, which we both used before yesterday’s 8-mile run together. We also talk about me working on my “outdoor legs”, continuing running during a stressful time, getting my bike ready for the season, and the question, “will we ever stop podcasting?”
This week, cheapest
we do a quick follow-up on the EKG+stress test that I had done, this
we talk about our recent training, Stevie is signed up for the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon and is doing it for the Komen Fund, and some news about a friend.

If you would like to donate to help Stevie reach her goal of raising $500 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure charity, please visit http://bit.ly/komenpgh. The money goes to fight breast cancer, which affects about 1 in 8 women. Any amount would help – maybe $3.10 or $6.20 or $13.10 or $26.20 to represent some race distances.

Check your boobs! Check your balls!
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Stevie and I talk about the Honey Stingers brand of protein bars and energy chews, workouts that should help you improve your speed, Team in Training and their work to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, running through adverse situations, some training updates, a race report from Heath, and a bit more information on American Ninja Warrior. I DARE you not to like that show (see below).

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