Fueling your body is just as important as fueling your car if you plan to do any sort of distance. There is a ton of information out there on what to eat, how to eat it, and how much to eat. I, to be perfectly honest, am a little bit lazy and unmotivated when it comes to food, so I’ve come up with a few strategies to make my diet as good as it can be (given my personal constraints).Read More
Tempted by sugary staff room treats and/or a caffeine “fix” come 3 pm?
As runners, our afternoon snack choices play an important part in our training. Indulging in mid-afternoon sweet treats may be satisfying going down, BUT will leave you lethargic come 5pm and in most cases, unmotivated to get in a scheduled evening track workout.Read More
Some runners love to stretch. You often see them breaking for a quick stretch in the park, limbering up for a race, or hanging around post-run chatting while posing in strange positions. Could these activities actually be harming them? Every once in a while, along with the latest training fad, you may hear “stretching is bad for you” or “you should only stretch dynamically” or “men can stretch before running, but women shouldn’t”…really?Read More
There are months at a time where I swear my biggest nemesis is the weather. Overall, Boulder has excellent weather year-round. Our winters are mild; our summers are sunny and dry; spring and fall are short but beautiful! I really can’t complain as this has spoiled me since leaving the midwest 3 years ago.Read More