Flash back to 4 years ago: 2016. I thought that THAT year was going to be one of the hardest years of my life. We decided to sell our house while living in it with 2 little boys (ages 2 & 5 at the time) and a dog and buy
Tag: endurance training
It’s already mid-January and some of those resolutions/goals/fresh starts whatever-you-want-to-call-them are getting hard. Maybe you’re re-evaluating. I’ve set my sights on a Spartan SPRINT this year. As a 2x IRONMAN finisher, I’m no stranger to running or super challenging athletic events, so as far at that 5K run, I’m good.
I’m on day 8 of my 10 day sabbatical from running. By day 3, I already felt anxious about not lacing up my shoes and heading out to feel the wind in my face, never mind the fact that I was still exhausted and sore from the previous week’s races.
Wait? Did you really just read that right? In the land of more – more time, more time, more exercise, more weights, more miles, more workouts, go faster! Push harder! Do MORE! – We need to remember BALANCE is key. More is NOT better when it comes to exercise. Physiologically
While I was in college, perhaps the lecture that stood out most to me was on proper running form from a Strength & Conditioning class. It wasn’t something I ever really thought about before. My only focus had been getting through my runs without dying! However, whether you are a serious marathon