Weekly Roundup 7.20.12

Yeehaw! We had a great week!

This week’s cowgirl wisdom: “Don’t worry about bitin’ off more’n you can chew; your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger’n you think.”

Ginger kicked us off with some great recommendations for… Achoo! Running While Sick

Rosemary offered a yummy recipe! Post-Run Fuel: Focus on Protein with Pancakes!

Paprika asked her trail running buddies to share their opinions and ideas about Gu in To Gel or Not To Gel, That Is The Question!

Mint needed to decide if she could face the heat with the fast runners or if she should run with the women’s open heat in her upcoming mile race, and she got some great responses from our readers! Help! I Need Advice for this Weekend’s Race!

My doctor diagnosed me with inflammation and I did a whole lot of research on the topic.  I share the science with you in A Runner’s Guide to Inflammation

Pepper and some of her speedy friends took on a relay and showed the fellas what an all-women team can do! Find her awesome race report here: Pepper & the Gingerbread Girls: The Great Lakes Relay

Salty taught us about glycogen depletion and suggests two great workout plans to Fight the Bonk! Train to Avoid Glycogen Depletion in Your Fall Marathon

Beginner Nutmeg has had a few setbacks but she’s not letting anything get in the way of becoming a strong athlete: I WILL Be a Runner!

We rolled out a new blogger this week! You can check out Salty’s intro, Introducing Sassafras! and let Sassafras tell you a little about herself. Say Hello, Sassy-Style!

Did you know you can make cake frosting out of avocado? Rosemary gave the Friday 5 a boost this week with 5 Superfoods for Runners!

And Salty Reader Krista won the Comment of the Week with a great recipe to make your own energy gel!


Cinnamon made Salty Running, takes lots of pictures and drinks lots of coffee. By day she's a camera assistant for films and tv in New York, and by night she's on a quest for zen in the 10k. Her writing is a mix of satirical humor, finding wholeness as an average runner, cheering for runners at all paces and more.

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