running

Half-Marathon Recap and Muscle Recovery Success

Jun 29, 2014
Half-Marathon Recap and Muscle Recovery Success | cookincanuck.com

Running a half-marathon is never easy, and this one was full of successes & struggles. Plus, we found a great trick for muscle recovery! Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you.. What a day we had last Saturday! My husband (Steve), our 12-year old son (M) and I […]

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Asian Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe with Chicken & Vegetables

Jun 18, 2014
Asian Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe with Chicken & Vegetables | cookincanuck.com

If you’ve never tried sweet potato noodles, now’s the time! This Asian noodle recipe with chicken and vegetables is a breeze to cook, and has fantastic flavor. The story this week is carbs and more carbs…and some good, lean protein. We need as much energy as we can get for this weekend’s half-marathon. Actually, who […]

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Tart Cherry & Mango Smoothie Recipe + Half-Marathon Countdown

Jun 16, 2014
Tart Cherry & Mango Smoothie Recipe | cookincanuck.com

With a half-marathon just around the corner and a love of delicious smoothies, my husband and I are embarking on the 7-Day tart cherry challenge. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you.. There has been a lot of running going on, which means a lot of runner’s highs […]

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The Boston Marathon 2014: Redemption

Apr 28, 2014
The Boston Marathon 2014: Redemption | cookincanuck.com

From sorrow to celebration, our trip to the Boston Marathon 2014, one year after being so close to the site of the first bomb, was nothing short of incredible. We took back the day. And when I say “we”, I mean our family, the running community, the city of Boston and everyone who watched the […]

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The Boston Marathon: One Year Later

Apr 20, 2014
The Boston Marathon: One Year Later | cookincanuck.com

A year later, we look back on our experience at the Boston Marathon. We honor, we remember…and we run. We are here, in Boston. One year after the bombing. One year after we came too close for comfort. We are here to cheer on my husband as he runs his third Boston Marathon. And we […]

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Run Like a Girl: My Favorite Things

Mar 30, 2014
Run Like a Girl: My Favorite Things | cookincanuck.com

Getting ready for spring running? Here is a list of some of my favorite running gear, from shoes to skirts. Plus, looking forward to upcoming races. It was a big day for my son (M). Two weekends ago, he ran his first 10k race, with my husband pacing him the whole way. It was a […]

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Run Like a Girl: How to Choose a Race #runwithdara

Mar 15, 2014
Run Like a Girl: How to Choose a Race #runwithdara | cookincanuck.com

Race season is upon us, and it’s time to set your running goals and choose a race. Here are a few tips to help you do that. In theory, keeping ourselves healthy and in shape should be all the motivation we need to pull ourselves out of bed and lace up the running shoes. But […]

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Run Like a Girl: Get Faster with Hill Workouts

Mar 9, 2014
Run Like a Girl: Get Faster with Hill Workouts | cookincanuck.com

Ramp up your running with these tips for hill workouts! Get stronger and faster with a little extra effort each week. Once again, I am excited to welcome back Cindy BeMent of Kicking It In (running coach extraordinaire). And she’s ready to kick our booties! In my last Run Like a Girl post, I talked […]

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Run Like a Girl: How to Run Uphill #runwithdara

Feb 23, 2014
Run Like a Girl: How to Run Uphill #runwithdara | cookincanuck.com

Let’s be real…running uphill isn’t easy. But here are some tips and tricks for how to run uphill that will make you a more efficient runner. There is no such thing as an easy uphill run, as least not in my world. However, I have come to appreciate the hills, in a “make me stronger”, […]

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