The Rundown – Narrow Your Focus

The Rundown – Narrow Your Focus

“Narrow your focus to only what is happening inside this room.” Statements like these from my yoga teacher are why I love and need my hour of inward reflection and narrowed focus once a week. It’s so hard to do otherwise. Lately I have found myself...
Are These Common Race Prep Practices Worth It? #JustRun

Are These Common Race Prep Practices Worth It? #JustRun

If you have ever trained for a race of almost any distance, chances are you have been told or have read about common race preparations — quit alcohol, carb load, train at the same time as the race — and have wondered, it is worth it? Myself and two other...
The Rundown – Don’t Believe Everything You Think

The Rundown – Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Tim Ferris ended his podcast interview with Katie Couric by asking “if you could put one thing on a billboard for everyone to read, what would it be?” I can’t remember Couric’s response but, the reporter in her couldn’t help but turn the...
The Rundown – Hello Running My Old Friend

The Rundown – Hello Running My Old Friend

Suddenly I find it weird to be running so much. As I have most definitely transformed from runner to triathlete, and especially since I just trained for my longest triathlon yet, I find it odd to be focused back on what started my love affair with racing in the first...
The Rundown – Putting the Pieces Back Together

The Rundown – Putting the Pieces Back Together

Sadly, it’s September and it’s time to start putting the pieces back together. Since June I had not published one single article, was spotty at best when it came to blogging and trained for, but did not participate in, one final Half Ironman race. Sigh....