2017 JUL 01 – BR Workout

Hey Balanced Runners – Happy Independence Day weekend to you.  Tina and I hope everyone has a safe and fun weekend and that you all run like the wind at your races.  This week’s practice is relatively easy and brief so you enter your 04 July events rested and ready to rock. Warm-Up: ROM routine […]

Pro and Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Here are several other Pro and anti inflammatory foods (they are not all included but just a few to get you started).  The term inflammation is when germs invade our bodies, our immune system sends out cells and proteins to kill the invading germs. Our immune system responds with the same cells and proteins in […]

Recipe: Spiced Up Oranges

Quick and fun healthy snack or dessert.  Take 5 navel oranges, cut and peel and remove white rinds as much as possible. Set orange slices in bowl.  In a separate bowl, take 2 teaspoons of cinnamon and mix into 2 tablespoons of orange juice.  Blend well, then add into the orange pieces and mix thoroughly.  […]

2017 JUN 24 – BR Workout

Hey Balanced Runners – Hope everyone has recovered from last week’s great race.  Not only did we have a lot of fun, but some completed their first race, and others set PRs/hit goals.  WELL DONE! Is it going to rain tomorrow morning, or will it be dry?  We don’t know, so we’re going to hedge […]


Tips on Hydration

Many of you have experienced how difficult it can be running in the heat. Please remember it is vital that you hydrate. Our bodies are mostly made up of water. Your blood is 90% water, sweat is 99% water and your muscle mass is 75% water. Your sweat rate is also affected by several conditions […]

2017 JUN 03 – BR Workout

Hey Balanced Runners – It’s that time, the Summer Session of the Runner Development Program is here.  From 03 June to 05 August our focus is on Speed, Strength and Agility.  We have three Kennesaw Grand Prix races during this time – so lace up your running shoes and get ready to RUN! For this […]