I did a “brief” screen share webinar on how I’ve used the Stryd running power meter foot pod (that’s a mouthful) over the past month (my first block of training) to improve my running and track progress. Overall, I cover: How have I been structuring my training with Stryd and how that compares to before? … More Stryd Webinar 1
In Episode 6, we catch up on 7 months of news and what is coming up for the podcast and website. Links: Braveheartcanada.com We are still working out audio and looking to upgrade our “studio” so that the acoustics are better. We are aware that the sound is sub par. Also, Ethyn, the … More The Racing Mindcast: EP 6
Rich Roll, one of my idols, (did I mention I met him at the West Hollywood Whole Foods back in 2013? and that he grew up in my area (Bethesda/Chevy Chase/Kensington? So cool! But that is a story for another blog), sent out this link to “new” findings on mindfulness meditation’s impact on how we … More The Benefits of Being a Mindful Athlete
If you search any running, swimming, cycling, triathlon–heck, really any training–blog, magazine, or forum you are going to find an article on recovery. “How to recover faster…” “Best Training Modalities…” “Science or Junk recovery modalities” “Best foods for recovery….” In essence, these articles will most likely have the below topics and recommendation mentioned at least … More The Recovery Technique That Few Really Talk About
This past weekend I set two really big PRs in the mile and the 10k. Both of these times came as a huge surprise because I have only been running for a month after a big chunk of time off and even before that running only about 30 miles a week. So where did these … More 2 PRs in a weekend~Where did it come from?
I have not raced the mile in a long time–since college to be exact. Even then, I feel like I never really raced it. To be frank, I hated the mile; I just could not wrap my head around it. One mistake, one slight misstep and the race was done for you, and by done, … More The Mental Power Switch
Do you have an inner critic? Chances are you do. It’s that mental voice that tells you that you don’t belong ….that you are no good …you haven’t been training hard enough ….that you have been eating too much, ….that you will get fat, ….that you are lazy. My wife and I call this … More Kicking Fluffy