RUNNING Archives – Page 16 of 17 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


It seems like running is all the rage right now! And nothing makes me happier than to see Sisters (and Brothers) out there lacing up their running shoes and hitting the pavement. Running is good for you, it’s fun (once you get past those first seemingly impossible weeks of C25K), and can lead you … [Read more…]

Days spent training: 126 Funds raised for the LLS by Team Shrinking Jeans: $43,725.65 Funds raised by all San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll TNT participants: over $12 million Miles ran/walked: over 200 Toenails lost: 2.5 and growing Injuries and tears shed: so many Laughs, hugs, and smiles: Far … [Read more…]

So, this isn’t going to be the typical Saturday Review. I have this little 1/2 marathon, ahem, TOMORROW and I have been on a quest to find the perfect bottoms to wear for my 3-hour-ish run/walk. I have this awesomely cute skort from BornFit that I adore, only when I run, it rides up my … [Read more…]

Today is National Running Day, a day we celebrate our love-hate relationship with running with people all across the country! What perfect timing, as me and the other 13 members of Team Shrinking Jeans are busy packing and taking care of last-minute details before we head out west to San Diego for … [Read more…]

Ahhhhh yes.  Summertime is upon us.  Which can only mean one thing.  Swimsuit time Will I ever wear a bikini again? Probably not since the last time I wore one was over 15 years, before 3 pregnancies, and a *few* pounds less.  I’m still searching for that miracle bathing suit that lifts the “girls”, … [Read more…]

We are in the middle of celebrating our self-proclaimed Sisterhood Running Month, around here at Shrinking Jeans, and it’s going wonderfully. So many women, and men, have stepped up and Run a Mile with us, and others are finally dipping their feet into the proverbial running waters. For us at the … [Read more…]

We’re continuing our celebration of Sisterhood Running Month and our “How To” series with a post on the most common running injuries. Be sure to check out Part I and Part II of our running series. Running injuries are something lots of us here at the Sisterhood have dealt with as we’ve trained for … [Read more…]

I’m not sure what you guys think of those of us who write for Shrinking Jeans. I’m not sure if you think “wow, those chicks have their #$#@% together all of the time…. they know exactly what to write and when to write it….they are so awesome….they are pillars of strength when it comes to … [Read more…]

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD May 2010 Protein, Carbs & Endurance Performance: Finding the Right Balance If you are curious about how to best fuel for endurance exercise, here are some tips presented at the 27th Annual SCAN* Symposium, April 2010.  The … [Read more…]

**Updated – Congrats to our six winners! See below! Did you read Part II in our series on running? If not, go do it now. I’ll wait. Okay! You’re back! We are giving away a few of our favorite things to SIX of our readers! Each prize package will consist of: A $10 iTunes gift … [Read more…]

We are continuing our celebration of  Sisterhood Running Month with our “How To” series! You can catch Part 1 of the series on running here! We all have certain things we swear by when it comes to running(and trying to run, in my case). A lot of it is just trial and error, finding what works for … [Read more…]

Here in Florida, we went from winter, almost straight to summer. Our spring, which usually lasts until the end of May, ended instead at the end of April. It’s the first week of May and already I’m finding myself running in that oppressive summer heat, which means a humidity of 80-90% and a … [Read more…]

Today marks the start of RUN A MILE DAYs, hosted by the American Running Association! That’s right! Between today and Saturday, May 8th, we are encouraging EVERYONE, young or old, male or female, marathon runner or couch potato, to get up and get those legs moving for ONE MILE! No excuses, each and … [Read more…]

If there’s on piece of advice I can offer someone who’s thinking about running, it’s find a program and stick to it like glue. No matter how physically fit you are or aren’t, if you’ve never run and you try to do too much to soon, you’ll just end up injured, frustrated, and you’ll likely give … [Read more…]

**Giveaway is CLOSED! Winner has been chosen! Congrats, Tirah!** Did you hear? May is Sisterhood Running Month! Go read all about it here. One of the first things you need to do before you hit the ground running, is find a good pair of running shoes. Yes, running shoes are an investment – you … [Read more…]