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The Rundown – Happy Pills

  Don't worry, this is not a post confessing my addiction to opioids (although I don't think anyone would blame me) it's more about taking supplements that have changed my training life. I've also come to realize that now, more than ever, my daily activity is my...

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The Rundown – Hot Mess

Those two words pretty much sum up how I feel after the Thanksgiving holiday -- a hot mess. I have a holiday hangover, only a few short weeks to get all the shopping, wrapping, photo card, giving and party planning done and the boys had half days for what seemed like...

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The Rundown – Off to the Race(s)

Technically I'm only off to one race but just getting to Las Vegas this week will be a series of smaller races to pack, get some freelance jobs finished and spend as much time as possible with the boys before we leave. But, let's not get ahead of ourselves. Last week...

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The Rundown – My Mind Is Playing Tricks on Me

I can actually see it both ways. I'm playing tricks on my mind as much as it's messing with me. Lately I've hated seeing actual pace numbers in my training log so my coach starting putting in the RPE (rate of perceived exertion) scale instead. If I see the pace 6:11 I...

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What a Runner Eats #RunItWednesday

The title of this post should really be what THIS runner eats since, when it comes to eating and running, no two runners are alike in eating habits. Because of that, I will share what I eat as well as what five other highly successful and experienced runners eat, for...

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The Rundown – Resting Brick Face

This is my resting brick face. If you haven't a clue what I'm talking about, let me explain. In triathlon a "brick" session is when you perform two disciplines back to back in a workout like a run/swim or bike/run or swim/bike. You get the idea. I have been told on...

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