My Favorite Mental Preparation Trick for Race Day

There is so much being written and said about mental preparation when it comes to racing, and for good reason. The mind and body connection is so strong and, if you’re not using it to your advantage on race day, you’re leaving out a key element in...

The Rundown – Shifting Gears

Sadly, fall is coming to an end in New England, my bike rides are mostly indoors, there’s no more open water swims and I have officially moved my summer wardrobe to an empty closet in the house. In addition to the shift in my training, I’m also making...

One Reason to Calm the %^$# Down About Kids Eating Healthy

Since Halloween, the mother of all unhealthy eating holidays is looming, I figured it was a good time to talk about the abhorrent eating habits of my childhood. I’m of course a proponent of kids eating healthy but, I do think parents can sometimes take it too...

Stretches for Every Runner – #WednesdayRoundUp

I’m taking some liberties with the Wednesday round-up post this week since, other than I’m just a rule breaker, I need to keep this space honest. You see, we had a choice between yoga stretches and regular old stretches for runners and I’ve done yoga...

The Rundown – Thick Skin

I used to think I didn’t have thick skin. Last week was a rough one for me and, I even literally ripped the skin open on my hands doing deadlifts at Boundless Performance. How’s that for a sign? But then, something occurred to me and I’ve started...