Workout Wednesday: Evolve Functional Fitness

If you read my Marine Corps Marathon recap, you know I injured my hamstring 3 weeks before the marathon and decided to go out and run/walk the marathon anyway. It was worth it and I don’t think I made the injury any worse, but post-marathon I have definitely taken it a bit easy…but that doesn’t […]

Tried It Tuesday: GRID Foam Roller

Back for another Tried It Tuesday to bring you another awesome item I will have in my auction starting TOMORROW (Aug 20, 2014): The GRID Foam Rollers! Pablo and I are just 6 days away from our first Ironman. While my emotions are all over the place, I know we are ready! One of the things […]

Ironwoman Wednesday: Recovery

Welcome back to another Ironwoman Wednesday with Jamie at From Couch to Ironwoman, Michelle at IronwomanStrong and me! We’re all training for Ironman Louisville, which is just 4 1/2 weeks away, and are coming together every Wednesday to share our journeys and talk triathlon with all you other half and full Ironmen and women! Today we’re talking recovery! […]

Friday Five: 5 Things I Love About Recovery

Many athletes dread their days off. Tapers and rest weeks make them cranky and don’t even get me started on forced rest due to injury. What we’re forgetting when we complain is this magical formula: Training = Workout + Recovery. Recovery is an important part of training particularly for endurance athletes and it’s something I have learned […]