Archive for November, 2010

Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15: When to Buy Organic

November 23, 2010

Not all fruits and vegetables are created equal, and not all pesticides are either. That’s why the Environmental Working Group ( compiled these two very important lists. One is the Dirty Dozen, the other is the Clean 15. The Dirty Dozen lists fruits and vegetables that are typically higher in pesticides, and they recommend buying them organically [...]

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Movie Review: Ultramarathon Man: 50 Marathons 50 States 50 Days

November 22, 2010

Run out and get it today! Much like his book Ultramarathon Man, Confessions of an All-Night Runner, this documentary will have you lacing up your shoes and pounding the pavement before the credits. This movie is truly inspirational. Not only will you enjoy Dean Karnazes’ journey during the Endurance 50, where he completes 50 marathons [...]

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Heeva Asefvaziri: Running California on his Summer Break

November 19, 2010

What did you do on your summer break? Drink a few and hang out with your buddies? Pack up the family wagon and head to grandma’s? Yay slides from the 70′s! How about running the entire length of California with your dad as your co-pilot! That’s how Heeva Asefvaziri spent his summer break. The Cal [...]

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Running With Coach Kinsey: It’s Good to Have Goals

November 18, 2010

                                                                                    Last night on Ryan’s ESPN Radio show, we finished up discussing goals. One of the best ways to stay motivated and keep your focus is to create goals. The question now becomes- What should your goals be? As with anything in life, you should begin asking, “what do I want to [...]

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Going Gluten-Free and What You Should Know

November 16, 2010

While many people are forced to go gluten-free because of an intolerance or celiac’s disease, some without any issues are hoping that removing gluten will provide added health benefits. Julie McGinnis discussed this in a recent issue of Runner’s World, and also stopped by our radio show to chat about this hot nutrition topic. McGinnis [...]

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FDA Urges Consumers to be “Smart” About Antibiotic Use

November 15, 2010

Plenty of people would just assume pop a pill and be done with it. But is that approach to illness making everyone even sicker? Despite the fact that antibiotics don’t work for the common cold, some people take them regardless. Why are doctors prescribing them if they don’t work? Who knows, but according to health experts, [...]

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Go Greek for a Great Post Workout Snack

November 11, 2010

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LTR on the Air Tonight: Behind the Kitchen Door, and Running California

November 10, 2010

It should be another sweaty and dirty show tonight! We are talking with Ariel Wesler (he’s neither sweaty nor dirty) from KSBY News about his special report “Behind the Kitchen Door”. Wesler gave a county health inspector a pocket video camera and they caught some pretty gross images from several popular restaurants. In case you’re hungry I won’t tell you [...]

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Trader Joe’s and CA Pizza Kitchen Items Recalled Because of Salmonella

November 8, 2010

Two of my favorites are in the news for the wrong reason. Apparently there is some “fresh” cilantro that’s not so fresh, and could be contaminated with salmonella. That “fresh” cilantro is used by California Pizza Kitchen in its BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad sold commercially. Trader Joe’s, one of my favorite store’s ever, has three items [...]

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Hip and Back Pain Relief From Your Pillow, It Works!

November 8, 2010

Millions of Americans struggle to roll out of bed each morning as they deal with an achy and sore back. What if I told you the answer to your lower back pain was already lying in bed with you… Well, it very well could be. Try placing a pillow between your knees while you sleep on [...]

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