You know the story. You've got a big week of training lined up, but you're missing out on valuable sleep that you need to help your body recover. It's the story of my life right now. I've been working to bounce back from a knee/foot injury from the Chicago Marathon. My training has been made up of … Continue reading Managing sleep, training and everything else.
Product Review: McDavid Compression Gear
A little more than a month ago I was asked if I wanted to review some compression gear made by McDavid, a Woodridge based company that makes a variety of products for athletes. I was familiar with the company for their football equipment but not running gear, and with all the training for Mooseman I … Continue reading Product Review: McDavid Compression Gear
Key Training Week!
Mooseman 70.3 - 20 Days. Over the past couple of weeks I've been slacking on keeping Coach Jen up to speed on how the training has been going. We talked last week and I promised to be better. This weekend started a "key week" of training. There are a lot of big workouts on tap. … Continue reading Key Training Week!
Morning Run & Performance Nutrition Review
My run this morning was uneventful. It was scheduled for 3 miles, I thought about going longer but instead I just stuck to the plan. Here is a recap...http://connect.garmin.com:80/activity/embed/48116736I've been playing around a lot with my during workout nutrition. I't becoming one of my bigger concerns as race day approaches. When I ran the RnR … Continue reading Morning Run & Performance Nutrition Review
Don’t over do it!
To do your best you need to work hard. That's what you were told growing up right? When it comes to training there is such a thing as working TOO hard.Everyone's done it, so don't be ashamed. I'm having one of those days right now. I feel really motivated to go out and get in … Continue reading Don’t over do it!