Returning to a Running Plan

Tis' a weird time to be a runner isn’t it? It turns out it really is going to be a whole year without racing. Our favorite family reindeer run is canceled this year too. Sad face. Personally I took the summer to focus on other things like work and growing a new business which went... Continue Reading →

The Science of Hitting the Wall

We’ve all heard about it, many of us have seen it happen on race day and we might have even experienced it at one point. Whether you call it boinking, tapping out or hitting the wall it’s something most athletes are aware of. I feel like it has happened to me years ago on the... Continue Reading →

Things Modern Athletes Take for Granted

We are all so pampered these days and we don’t even realize it. I’m not talking about wearables and apps but more everyday and mundane stuff. Since I’m mostly a runner I’ll probably default to that but it pretty much applies to everyone, especially those that workout in the great outdoors. There are some crazy... Continue Reading →

The Science of the Taper

I’m ashamed to say I write training plans and beyond to ‘rest up’ and ‘have fresh legs’ which makes sense I’m not really sure why athletes taper at the end of a plan. I do know that it is widely considered necessary for the full marathon and beyond and debatable at the half. But other... Continue Reading →

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