Lexie's Legacy

I first met Lexie at the Oregon Humane Society while I was volunteering there. She had recently been surrendered by her owners, again for a third time. I had walked her and realized what a good candidate she would be for the OHS dog running team which I was a member of. The OHS running team is comprised of volunteer runners to run the high energy dogs to help expend some of the pent up energy that develops in the shelter environment, especially for some of the high energy hunting and running breeds like...

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Maximize Your Workouts by Eating like a Pro

If you often feel weak and lightheaded during or after workouts, chances are good you’ve forgotten to fuel your body for all that hard work. Luckily, there’s an easy way to boost energy and performance: eat more tasty food! We spoke with orthopedist and running specialist Dr. Jen Davis PT, DPT to learn how to strategize our pre- and post-workout meals...

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The Simple Way to Reduce Your Risk of Running Injuries


One of running’s biggest appeals is how straightforward it appears. (Step one: run. Step two: prosper.) But by neglecting strength training, many mileage-focused athletes put themselves at risk of developing knee pain, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, tendonosis, and other common running injuries. In fact, studies have found that up to 80 percent of runners are injured each year...

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