Monthly Archives: July 2013

Triathlon Nutrition Tips

48 HOURS BEFORE Switch to Carbs 85-95% of your diet should be carbohydrates Especially after runs when muscles are “primed” for reloading NIGHT BEFORE Don’t stuff yourself Dinner should be small but full of carbs Eat an early dinner so you have time to digest Wake up hungry, not full from the night before MORNING […]

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Time for Tilly's Kids

So normally I’m not one to gush, but I can say that I am ready to do so over a Pass It Along program. Tilly’s Kids is easily one of the coolest, most fun, meaningful, and impactful programs I have been involved with, not just at PIA, but at any job I’ve ever held. It […]

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Under the Crepe Canopy

“Wow Maren, all this gardening talk has really given me a hankering for some locally grown foods!”  Well my dear readers, now that she has walked you through the growing process, I will guide you on a how-to for eating local while simultaneously continuing to support us at Pass It Along. If you haven’t heard […]

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A Lopping Good Time!

Considering all the things that high schoolers could be doing on a sweltering Monday morning during the summertime, chopping and lopping at invasive trees is probably not the first thing that you would think of. However, that is just what our group of volunteers was doing this Monday in Johnsonburg. We met up at an […]

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Running Related Injuries and Pain

As an athletic trainer at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, I see many overuse injuries. Running to train for competitive events can lead to the development of these. Some of the most common running related overuse injuries are of the shin and outside of the thigh. One of the most common injuries in runners […]

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