Posts Tagged ‘ hydration ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Change: Drinking Electrolytes

Skratch Secret Drink Mix If you’ve ever run with me, you know my feelings about Gatorade. I know that it’s the go-to sports drink on the market, but I can’t stand it. I hate the stickiness. I hate the taste. More importantly, I hate the ingredients. No, really. Have you ever read a Gatorade label? […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: I Own the Road

Today I ran the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) 10k. If you ever have the chance to run a BAA race, do it. Don’t even ask questions. There were 6,000 people racing and I can say without a doubt that it was the best managed, best organized race that I’ve ever been lucky enough to be […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Tiny Coach Wisdom

I managed to record part of a conversation with the Tiny Coaching Assistant tonight, and I’m transcribing it here to share the lessons with all of you. After all, who doesn’t need the wisdom of a 5-year-old who spends an inordinate amount of time contemplating why his mother is so slow? TCA: “Well, you’ve gotta get […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: How’s That Hangover?

With Labor Day rapidly approaching, we have one last hurrah for sun + alcohol = misery. Dear Betty, What do you suggest for a hangover induced by consumption of too many glasses of sangria? This information isn’t particularly useful for me right now, but I really could have used it on July 5. – Miserable […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Exercise and Pregnancy

I have more than a few friends who are either due in the coming months or hoping to be pregnant soon. Often they ask, “Did you exercise when you were pregnant? Was it safe?” The answers are yes and yes, followed by a disclaimer that everything I did was with the full knowledge and consent […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Three Days, Mile High

Thursday Plan: non-run, cross-training workout. Modification: expected to take the day off. Completed: approximately 1.5 miles of hiking and close to 400 steps. I flew into Denver on Thursday, and by some divine stroke of luck I managed to score a single ticket to the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, with […] Read More