Lessons learned from training during the pandemic, then jumping into the racing frying pan. I was trained but my times were not as I expected (or wanted). I was physically ready but the mental side was not, my confidence was shaken to my core when I realized I was being “sized up” by my competition […]
First and foremost, I’m honored to coach and mentor future Army Officer, Gabriel Jones. Secondly, as a former Officer in the Army, I knew Gabe had to make some changes to achieve his goals. When Gabe hired me as his coach, he wanted to improve his running and cardiovascular peak performance for his military running […]
Now that “live” races are in full motion, many of my athletes are transitioning in preparation for their distance racing in the fall. Some questions have come my way regarding the best fruit for running endurance. While I’m not a registered dietitian, I have worked with several and below is my own research on the […]
69.9% of men spent over $900 +on running apparel, shoes, watches/technology, races (virtual) and coaching Women spent $1,100+ (apparel and investing in their goals by hiring coaches) 57% of runners (male & female) purchase at least 2 pair of running shoes per year. Over a billion pair of running shoes are sold worldwide each year. Sports massages are […]
This past weekend, I tested the racing waters. I had no idea what to expect but knew I was going to run and race with a mask on. (per the race rules, also indicated on race waivers).
First and foremost, shin splints do exist. Unfortunately it’s usually felt along the front part of your leg (between the knee and ankle area).
Elevating your legs above heart level improves blood flow and helps keep your blood from pooling in your lower legs, according to the University of Michigan.
Running at an an easy pace will help your running efficiency.
Best 5 reasons for this season’s running
Studies have shown that your “Second Wind” is a result of the body’s use of oxygen,