It’s 5 a.m. and three ladies, as they do every morning, are walking a small asphalt trail next to creek. Each of them wear headlamps that light the trail, yet silhouette their faces. Each has a distinct voice. One pushes a stroller, which only recently was discovered to be a small dog. As we pass each other on the way out, we say “good morning” … Continue reading Perfect Strangers
Disclaimer: I received a Zwift Foot Pod to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! You walk into a gym and they are lined up nice and neat. Depending what hour you go people are pounding away on them, or you may not have to wait to use one. At home, … Continue reading DYK: Your Treadmill Can Do This
Just because the holidays are here doesn’t mean your training should suffer. Continue reading 5 Tips to Keep your Fitness Base During the Holidays
Have you ever been in a groove on a run only to have it jolted in an instant? You’re hitting your pace, your stride, your cadence, everything is clicking. Then POW something smacks you hard. How do you recover? How do you get back in that groove? I experienced this on my run this morning and can’t seem to shake it. Hence, why I’m posting … Continue reading Overcoming Death on a Run
Disclaimer: I received OOFOS to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! Running is a lot more than running. Sure, much of the time of it is lacing up the shoes and putting in the miles. But, just because you put in the miles, doesn’t mean you are done with … Continue reading OOFOS: The recovery tool with a purpose and a great cause
Disclaimer: I received KT Tape Blister Products to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! When it comes to training in the summer, you cannot escape certain things. This includes the heat, humidity, and everything you use being moist – especially your socks and shoes. Training in Miami during the summer … Continue reading Popping the Bubble: New Blister Prevention and Treatment
Disclaimer: I received Brilliant Reflective to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! With two kids and a an unpredictable job schedule finding time to run means either before 5 a.m. or after 8 p.m. In other words, it means running in the dark. Along with the many variables that need … Continue reading Be Safe, Be Brilliant When Running or Playing at Night
Just like that, five months are down. And, in 30 days, 2018 is halfway done. How are your goals holding up? It’s been a crazy, hectic, busy, first five months – on every front. Didn’t have a great showing at the Miami Marathon, but made up for that in the 305 Half Marathon. After a long training cycle and a nagging pain in my back, … Continue reading Who wants to go streaking?
There is a constant tug-of-war going on in a runner’s mind during the final two weeks of a training period. That’s the only easy explanation for tapering. You’re told to scale back your miles, but your mind asks how that helps. Today is my first day of tapering for my fifth full marathon. It’s always […]
On Wednesday afternoon, I was feeling sluggish. I knew I was already signed up for speed training at the track, but my head wasn’t into it. Not after a marathon of morning meetings and three deadlines I had to hit. So I did what many people do: I went to social media. No, not to check the latest gossip or to see who posted what … Continue reading Does Your Community Do This?