Thursday, December 27, 2007

Reminder: Black Toenails are Cool

Okay, well they aren't that cool... but it does give you a sense of accomplishment knowing that you put enough miles on your feet to lose a toenail. This has happened to me a few times and I've heard it can be due to your shoes being to small making your toes jam up against the front end. There must me some truth to that because I have also poked my second toe on both feet through many pairs of socks.

I get much pleasure out of wearing sandals when I have a toenail on the brink of falling off. This always gets a good rise out of my girlfriend. She thinks it is disgusting, but the cool factor of losing a toenail due to training out-weighs the fact that she is repulsed by the sight of my feet.

2 comments:

AsicsMatt002 said...

What do you like more... the recovery drink you use or the drink you take during workouts and races? I am trying to figure out a good before, during, and after formula.

Cheers,
Matt

Random Athlete said...

Matt -

Thanks for stopping by. Source of Life makes a good multi-vitamin drink for every day use. I usually try to drink this every day I have a run planned.

Fluids during and after training and racing are particular to each athlete. I have tried a few that have left me puking my brains out during high intensity racing. I would try out a few, starting with Accelerade group of products here: http://www.accelerade.com/products/Default.aspx

- Happy Miles

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