Announcement: Running Posts Have Moved

It’s official! The running, motivation, health, and fitness posts have moved to their new, permanent home at MidpackRunner.com along with a few new ones.

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Site Update Underway

Hi, everyone. Over the last few months, I’ve been feeling that this site isn’t quite meeting the goals I set out for it. I wasn’t clear in what I wanted from the site, and so it’s become a bit muddied. Having taken the time to really think about how best to serve my reading community,…

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Muscle Cramps A Pickle For Athletes

It’s happened to us all at some point. You’re out for a jog when… Wham! You get bum-rushed by a charlie-horse. Plenty of theories exist as to the source of this phenomenon. Dehydration. Low sodium or potassium levels. And the solution to all of the theoretical causes has traditionally taken the form of an electrolyte…

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Comment Policy and Disclosure Statement

Something has been happening here at TimWoodbury.com over the past few weeks. Some of my more enterprising readers have been starting to leave comments on my articles. This is very exciting for me. I didn’t start this blog because I felt I needed a pulpit. I started TimWoodbury.com hoping to learn as much as to…

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Bocking Tips For the Absolute Beginner

When you first start bocking, there are a lot of unknowns. Since the sport is relatively young, it can be difficult to find answers to even the most basic of questions. Being a new bocker can sometimes feel like a bit of an uphill battle. This article is meant to provide some basic tips to…

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Kinect, Move, and Wii Shrink Your Wallet. Your Waistline? Not So Much.

Those of you who have been following my writing to this point will know that I’m not one of those fitness bloggers who is always up on a soapbox. I find that type of condescension horribly unbecoming. I also don’t think it projects a terribly positive image of what the health and wellness community is…

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Monday Mail Call: Baking and Bocking!

I’ve been receiving a quite a few good reader questions lately.  As stated on the contact page, I try to respond personally to your inquiries.  However, I occasionally receive questions the answers to which I feel would benefit all of my readers.  Therefore, it is with great pride that I introduce what I hope will…

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Happy National Running Day

Greetings, fellow fitness enthusiasts. Happy National Running Day! What is National Running Day!? According to the official website: “The mission of National Running Day is to designate one national day to promote running as a healthy, easy, and accessible form of exercise” How do you celebrate National Running Day? Mark Remy from Runner’s World has…

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Find Motivation With Social Networking

Do you have trouble sticking to your goals? Do you ever feel like you could succeed if you only had the proper motivation? The solution to your problem may be social networking. Don’t die laughing yet – just hear me out. Feeling Unmotivated? Facebook! I recently came across an article in Time discussing the normative…

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4 Tips To Maximize The Life Of Your Bocks

So you’ve read the primer and have decided to join the bocking community. Or maybe you’re already a bocker just looking for a few tips to help get the longest life out of your bocks. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned bocker, here are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind to…

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Bocking, A Primer

I get asked an awful lot of questions when I’m out on my bocks. “What are those things? Why do you do that?” And, perhaps my favorite, “are those those cool prosthetics?” This article is my attempt to address some of these common questions. For those of you completely new to the sport, this article…

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