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Post Season: Time to build new habits

Now that your race season is in your rear view mirror, it's time to focus on building a solid foundation for your next season of racing. What you choose to focus on in the "off season" will directly influence your next season. Many people approach the off season with goals of improving something in regards to their swimming, biking and running. This usually takes the form of many hours spent doing...

What I've Tried: Fascial Stretch Therapy




If you've been reading this blog for a while, you know that I am a big proponent of self care, from regular foam rolling, to mobility work to massage, it's all an integral part of being a healthy injury free athlete.

Sometimes, you get to a point where these modalities may not be enough to help you feel or move better. That was where I was at the end of last year. I was having nagging SI joint...

What's Next?

I am officially in "off season".  Or as badass coach Jen Ruloncalls it: "the Season of Improvement". I think that's a better way to look at the down time between the last race of your season and the time you start to build for the following season. Off season kind of implies that you're taking time off. That being said, I suppose you could say you're taking time off from structured training i.e...

May Runfessions

If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen this post yesterday.  I figured it was time to Runfess, so I'm linking up with Marcia's Healthy Slice for some Runfessions.

What do I have to runfess about this month?

Well.......

Running and I are currently not really getting along and I suspect it's because I've neglected my strength and physio work these past two months. I'm all over my athletes...