From conquering Newton Hills, to lighting up the streets of Tokyo, Heather has achieved the dream that many of us continue to strive for.
So many times during a run and throughout a training cycle our minds can drift into some negative places. How do we handle this and turn it into something more positive and productive?
From the start of your training cycle is the ideal time to start planning out your fueling strategy not just for race day, but also for the days leading up to race day too and then give that strategy.
The ability to recover from a run varies from person-to-person, but there are some actions you can take to maximize the process. The quicker you can recover from a run, the more quality you can put into your upcoming runs.
The most powerful purposes are ones that are intrinsic (you want to do it, rather than someone is making you or pressuring you to) or ones that positively impact others. What is your purpose for running?
A marathon is very rarely 26.2 miles when you check your watch or GPS system at the end of the race and this is largely down to being able to run the tangents of the course.
Trying out things like surges in your training can really help you come race day, especially if the legs aren't fully cooperating.
Most of us are familiar with taking easy days “easy”, so you can take your hard days “hard,” but how hard do we need to go?
A plan is great, but it’s important to listen to your body too. How do you make sure you give your body what it needs?
This week's message relates to how you view yourself and your running. The way in which you tell yourself (and others) how a run went can impact your mood and your performance and often that story isn't completely accurate.
This was not a note I wanted to write or send, but sadly we live in a world where a female runner can’t go out for a run alone without putting their life in danger. Things have to change.
Here’s some tips that can help you get over that hump in the middle of your training cycle and give you that recharge toward the finish line.
This is the time to show discipline and trust the training that you have done and is planned out for you. Stay the course. Having doubts is normal, it shows you appreciate the task in hand.
As race day looms for many of us this week, it’s essential we think about the lead up to race day. You’ve done hundred’s of hours of training to prepare for the big day, but the 2-3 days around race day are crucial and we want to make sure we plan for those too.
This time of year is frantic and it's easy to get lost in the craziness of it all and miss out of some of the special moments or under-appreciate everything you are accomplishing, day after day.
Today, I want to share an experience that will hopefully resonate with those who feel that disappointment or frustration in the hope it helps them navigate through the emotional rollercoaster that can follow when things don’t go as we had hoped.
The cold snap is on it’s way just in time for Christmas. And while Santa and his elves may be running around in their warm toy warehouse, the majority of us will be out on the streets, greenways, and trails braving the conditions.
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During a warmer run I started thinking about prepping an ice bath at home for the summer training ahead. This article explores the science behind ice baths and if they really are effective for your performance.