Weekly Roundup 8.31.12

Yeehaw, gals, we had a fantastic week!

This week’s Cowgirl Wisdom: “You can’t tell how good a man or a watermelon is ’til they get thumped.”  I think it speaks for itself.

Ginger kicked off this week with some serious controversy in “Bandit On the Run.” What do you think? Is banditing okay?

Rosemary completed a three-part series on The Female Athlete Triad with Spotlight on Amenorrhea, in which she educates us about how a missing period can warn us of dangerous health conditions.

Where energy gels are concerned, Salty suspects we’re having Too Much of a Goo Thing: Is Overuse of Gels Making You Slow, Fat and Broke?.

This week Mint learned Lessons From Her Son, an inspiring story and a great example of how as a parent to toe the line between encouragement and pushing your athletic child.

Sassafras gave us all a wake-up call in Faking It: The Guide to Morning Running for Non-Early Birds. Check it out for some great tips on becoming an early riser!

Nutmeg couldn’t figure out if she was Retching or Kvetching – Can My Cycle Affect My Running? Too often we don’t ask these questions of one another, but the comments are enlightening as to how common this problem can be!

We were over-Joyed this week to have our guest blogger, Despite Myself share her insight On Being A Fat Happy Runner – A Guide to Plus Size Running. In it, she shares valuable insight no matter what your size, so check it out!

Speedster Pepper is helping you Choose a Marathon Goal, in which she empowers you to calculate your way to great success.

Um…excuse me? My Eyes are Up Here.  For this week’s Friday 5 I brought you 5 Style Tips for Running Shirtless! Complete with a great video that teaches you about the fit of your sport bra!

And our fantastic Salty reader Jen Sparks won Comment of the Week with her burning passionate opinion about the hot controversy of banditing. Whether you agree with her or not, Jen’s sticking to her guns and we cowgirls really admire that!


Thanks for a great week, Salties! Stay tuned next week for some news and some great Classic Salty material!

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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