Saturday, December 15, 2018
Are you an emotional athlete? When I used to race ITU, I dreaded racing in the rain. The close pack of riders on twisty, turny, wet roads scared the crap out of me (not literally, just figuratively). I witnessed too...
For many athletes, fall is the harbinger of the off season. The end of racing season is approached by athletes in many different ways. With so many races spread throughout the entire year, it's easy to become a 12-month racer...
The notion of setting goals in sports is not new; indeed, the topic has been covered ad-nauseam, which is why I am going to address goal setting from a fresh perspective. It is important to understand that everyone has goals....
Until seven years ago, I belonged to the “I’ll never run a marathon” camp. Of course, fewer than five months after repeatedly making this declaration, I found myself at the Martian Invasion of Races Marathon, ready to go the distance for...
In July, Maggie Vessey, an 800-meter specialist, lined up for her third and probably last Olympic Trials in track and field. Maggie unfortunately did not qualify for the Rio Olympics, which was not shocking given her shaky last few...
Guest Blog: Wenzel Coach - Kendra Wenzel Should You Really Make a New Year's Weight Loss Resolution? So many people approach the New Year with diet resolutions that it often becomes a joke, with the long-term fitness crowd viewing their gyms...
MOVIE REVIEW: The Barkley Marathons By Guest Blogger: Nancy Shura-Dervin “The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young” is a 1 hour 29 minute documentary about one of the hardest ultra marathons around, which was financed by a KickStarter campaign...
Guest Blog: Monica May   Will running ever get easier? Do you need help figuring out how to run a marathon faster? Well, after struggling to cross the finish line on my latest marathons, I decided to finally take an action. I collected...
Guest Blog: Dara Wittenberg Time for a little rest and a season review. Somehow it is already almost December, and all your big races are complete for the year (unless you are getting ready for some very late season race) and...
Guest Blog: Kimberly Mac Namee   While the holidays are an enjoyable time of the year, they are often a contributing reason our training consistency comes to a screeching halt during the six weeks encompassing Thanksgiving through the New Year.  While...