Posts Tagged ‘ itbs ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: Like Running on the Moon

Running on an Alter-G Treadmill Dear Betty, You ran on an Alter-G? That sounds so cool. Tell me more! – King of the ‘Mill Let me start by saying that if you ever have the chance to run in one, DO IT! On Monday, the day after I ran/walked the B.A.A. 10k in Boston, I […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: The Universe Works in Mysterious Ways

Back in April, I was talking with a friend who happens to be a cycling aficionado, logging several hundred miles per week. “I want to find time to ride more,” I told him over lunch. Dear universe: I meant in addition to running, not in place of it. This marks the second consecutive week where […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Tales of a Weak-Ass Runner

It’s been about a month that I’ve been trying to cope with my angry IT band through a variety of techniques, including guided stretching, intense massage, acupuncture and just plain wishing that it would go away. Everything offered some degree of relief for anywhere from an hour to half a day, but nothing was actually […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: I’m With the Team

Saturday was the first official kickoff meeting for the fall season of Team in Training. If you’ve never done a Team in Training event, imagine the grand ballroom of a major hotel, packed with people who are about to embark on a long journey with other cyclists, runners, hikers, walkers and triathletes. There’s a ton […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: My IT Band is Angry

Last week, I went on my usual Monday morning hike with two friends. On the way back, my knee started getting very unhappy. By the time I got back to the car, I emailed a fellow runner and described the pain as “stabby.” While it felt more isolated in my knee while I was hiking, […] Read More