Liza Howard

Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.

May 2018
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Categories


Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.


Cold therapy: Part 2 (8 Fewer Minutes!)

I lost a bunch of hours yesterday trying to figure out if I needed to keep torturing myself with potfuls of ice water.  The most researched information and recommendations I could find were in  Cryotherapy in Sports Injury Management by Kenneth L. Knight (1995, p. 89, 91) and Therapeutic Modalities: The Art and Science With Clinical Activities [...]

LizaLiza

Cryotherapy and cold-induced vasodilation

More often than not, I write this blog while I’ve got my foot in a pot of ice water.  And, more often than not, I have to stop writing to swear under my breath for a while when it gets too painfully distracting for sentences.  Hate the icing.  Love the lack of pain afterwards.  My foot’s numb after 20 minutes and I limp around [...]

LizaLiza

Road running and book clubs

So I think I’m going to run on some roads to train for TNF 50 in December.  Bleaugh and bleaugh.  The hills on the trails here are a bit too rocky to be helpful — I think.  I am really gun-shy about running on pavement.  (Please don’t get inflamed again little foot!  All rocky trails, all the time after December 4th, [...]

LizaLiza

Old friend

I get to see an old friend and running buddy from Virginia Beach today.  I think we haven’t seen one another for a good eight years.  Three lifetimes and a good amount of gray hair (on my part) ago.  I’m hoping we can go for a run.  In the mean time, I’ve got to scrub under the dining room table so she’s not cemented [...]

LizaLiza

Sunscreen

I looked down in the shower today and was shocked by the strata of tan lines on my legs.  There are four distinct colors.  I’m sure I’d see some great designs on my back if I looked.  So if you have a sport sunscreen you love, please send me a note.  I usually just end up slathering myself with whatever tube I can find in the [...]

LizaLiza