Have you ever felt the “runner’s high”?
It’s a feeling of energy and euphoria that can be explained by science. A rush of endogenous cannabinoids that are released from the human brain during exercise. Recently they’ve found that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, closely mimics this healthy chemical process. Continue reading Cannabis is Great For Runners – Here’s Why
I’m so excited that The 420 Games are coming to Santa Monica on March 26! It’s a fun, no-pressure race series that advocates for an educated, healthy and active community of cannabis users. My readers can get 50% off tickets. Continue reading The 420 Games: How To Train for a 4.20 Mile Run
This year for my half marathon, I don’t just want to “make it” across the finish line. I want to absolutely BURN the finish line and take at least 10 minutes off my personal record from last year. And that means taking my mileage training much more seriously. Continue reading Half Marathon Training Made Easy
For the benefit of all, I’ve put together some brief suggestions based on different types of workouts and shoe brands that I’ve owned and tried on personally, so you can easily decode the shoe store’s myriad selections. Continue reading Respect the Feet – The Art and Science of Picking Good Workout Shoes
I’m still a little surprised that I’m sitting here writing about my running journey, given that the assessment of several physical therapists from 2005-2009 was that I would probably never be able to run comfortably. And yet here I am, feeling better than ever, having run upwards of 450mi and raced my first half marathon just since the start of 2013. I suffer from a chronic … Continue reading Run For Your Life – If I Can Do It, Anyone Can