Daily Archives: January 23, 2013

Baby It’s Cold Outside (But Not in the Gym)

The National Weather Service is predicting wind chill temperatures below -25 degrees Fahrenheit for today and tomorrow. Yikes. I need not explain why the drive to stay inside is so strong. In addition to this, I was blessed Tuesday night … Continue reading

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An Ommm of Emotions

While doing yoga this morning, I realized that some days I feel very in tune with my body, and other days I can’t seem to get the positions correct.  I wondered why that was, then realized that some days I … Continue reading

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“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it” – Luccock

When I stopped playing soccer in high school in favor of long distance running, I experienced a trade off that I hadn’t expected. In soccer I focused on skill work, short sprints and vision on the field. I knew running … Continue reading

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Is it Even an Excuse Anymore?

“Iron defficiency.” This is the distance runner’s easiest get away. Didnt feel strong? Must be iron defficient. Bad workout? Must be iron defficient. Not racing well? Must be iron defficient. It’s an epidemic. Years ago it was found that distance … Continue reading

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