November 24, 2019

It’s Thanksgiving week and my thoughts automatically turn to spending time with my family and friends. The very next thought is, “How am I going to fit in some form of exercise on Thanksgiving Day?”

Here’s the bottom-line up front (BLUF): I’m a big advocate for exercise...

August 22, 2019

How many of you squeezed your eyes shut and yelled “Nooooooooo!!!!!” when you saw rest and recovery was up for discussion? Well, it’s not up for discussion, they both need to happen. In my years of racing and coaching, I’ve found there are two types of athletes when it...

July 1, 2019

The DNF happened. For whatever reason. It could have been a planned DNF (read Coach David’s article from last week), in which case, you may have already dealt with the mental and physical issues surrounding the DNF.

The DNF decision (made for you or made by you) can fee...

May 6, 2019

Plenty of definitions for stretch goals exist. They can easily cross over between the corporate world and endurance sports.

Heck, the idea for discussing stretch goals came from my mother-in-law’s alpaca farm this past weekend. I was finishing up a run and stopped in fr...

March 4, 2019

I spent part of last weekend running on Highway 30A in the Florida Panhandle. After the run in the sun, my husband and I were listening to a station called ‘Oldies’. The Billy Joel song, “Tell Her About It,” came on the radio and much to my husband’s chagrin, I belted...

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