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  • Locally invented ICY Feet helps plantar fasciitis and other foot pain

     
    Craig Snyder isn’t really a runner, but as an athlete, he faced one of the worst and most nagging problems of all: plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a painful heel and sole of the foot problem that is caused by straining the ligament that...
  • Outdoors commentary: Pedaling with a purpose

    This summer, as I began my second journey to the Ironman, a 140.6-mile triathlon, I set three goals for myself: 1) To finish faster, stronger and healthier; 2) To maintain a strength training and yoga routine; and 3) To have more fun during training....
  • Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests

    Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests
    Hey, pro cycling: Move over on that trash heap so there is some room for track and field. Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track's credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis. Sunday, leading U.S....
  • Letters: Cycling in L.A.

    Letters: Cycling in L.A.
    Re "Can L.A. be a cyclist's town?," Editorial, Sept. 29 Along with government investment in cycling infrastructure, individuals can invest in their own cycling capacity. If you don't have a bike, get one. If you do, modify it for transportational...
  • Taking in the beauty of Spain's Catalonia on a bike tour

    Taking in the beauty of Spain's Catalonia on a bike tour
    MONELLS, Spain — Almost every year since 1996, I have organized a week-long, early summer bicycle tour in a foreign country for a group of friends. So far we've biked in 10 countries from New Zealand to Italy, including three tours in France. I...
  • France's big bike race has a place for the little guy

     France's big bike race has a place for the little guy
    In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. "It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...
  • Vietnam-Cambodia bike trip finds a welcome as warm as the climate

     Vietnam-Cambodia bike trip finds a welcome as warm as the climate
    MEKONG DELTA, Vietnam — "Hello! Hello!" they say cheerfully in English. The children run to the edge of the dirt path, grinning and waving and shouting. Sometimes it's an adult calling out a greeting accompanied by a smile. Even the occasional...
  • For the Fun of Fit: Dealing with aggressive dogs while running or cycling

    After slogging through what felt like one of the most prolonged winters ever, with a cooler-than-average March delivering a late-season snowfall, signs of spring are finally in bloom. The trees are sprouting new buds, flowers are pushing out of the...
  • Tips for increasing cycling speed

    Q: "How do I get faster on my bike? I can swim and run well for a 45-year-old with 3 kids and I want to be more competitive as a triathlete, but I'm a slow cyclist. Help while the season is still young!" - Julie B., Boston, MA. A: The first thing you...
  • Century educators take to the road for Bike to Work Day

    ELDERSBURG - Traveling on bicycle from Westminster to Eldersburg may seem like a long journey to some, but to some staff members at Century High School, the 13-mile trek is a breeze. Five educators at the school celebrated Bike to Work Day Friday by...
  • Chef of the Moment: Hans Rockenwagner gets spicy

    Chef of the Moment: Hans Rockenwagner gets spicy
    Hans Röckenwagner is chef-owner of 3 Square Café and Röckenwagner Bakery as well as the planned Café Röckenwagner, set to open in Brentwood in January. Röckenwagner grew up in southern Germany and has cooked in Germany, France, Switzerland, Chicago and...
  • For the Fun of Fit: Pedal & Paddle a perfect training day

    I recently wrote about the benefits of training on one's home turf. But continuously running or cycling on the same roads can lead to a training rut. So, to keep things interesting during my training for Ironman Arizona, I've added a few events to my...