Tag Archives: female athletes

Measuring your hydrate to pee ratio (HPR)

The triathlon world is awash in a new study on the subject called the Hydrate to Pee Ratio. It is the key measurement of how often you take in fluids versus how often you have to pee. A group consisting … Continue reading

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Women athletes push past breast fixation in society

“I wear two,” my female coffee companion informed me when asked what brand of running bra was her favorite. “It’s the only way I can stand to go running.” She’s a normal, healthy woman. Not large-chested by any measure, but … Continue reading

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Rachel Johnson is a runner, Nordic skier and Ultimate player who knows how to chill

18-year-old Rachel Johnson exemplifies the growing diversity of interests among female athletes in America. In fall she’s a runner competing for Robbinsdale high school in Minnesota high school cross country. From November through February she hits the snow with the … Continue reading

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The miraculous power of healing

Think of the worst accident or injury you’ve had in life, and you may be inclined to dwell on the incident itself. Perhaps you crashed your bike. Tripped or slid on ice and broke a wrist while running. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Talking Half-Marathon, Women’s Running and Connections

At 8:00 a.m on a Sunday morning, the streets are usually quieter than usual. Perfect time to walk the dog and let thoughts wander. It hardly registered with me that that the wooden street barriers lying near street corners indicated … Continue reading

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