CrossFit is very popular, but it gets a bad rap for causing injuries and inspiring cult-like behavior. I have been very curious about the phenomenon and I had a blast researching and writing this article, which was originally published in the August issue of Colorado Runner Magazine. By the time I sent it to my … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 24: What Crossfitters Wish Runners Knew
Q: I hate running outside at this time of year because of the cold weather and the darkness factor. How can I stay in shape? A: I get it about the dark. The cold, not so much. I like cold weather running. Except for the time I stopped at a school one frigid January morning and … Continue reading 32 Workouts To Try This Winter
Q: I don't understand what a runner needs beside sneakers and maybe a drink of water and a pair of sweatpants. What kind of gift should I get my beloved runner this holiday season? A: First of all, the chance to discuss my two favorite things, running and shopping, in one blog post, is such … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 14: Six Holiday Gift Ideas for Runners
Q: What can I do to recover as quickly as possible after a tough workout or a race? A: There are so many ways that it's actually shocking to me that I ever struggled with soreness... I wish I could go back and time and tell my 22 year old self to read this and then … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 13: Eight Easy Ways to Recover Faster
Q: Is a 30 minute bike commute considered a workout? A: Yes! Sort of. Actually, it depends what your fitness goals are. If your goals include exercising a certain number of times a week, general wellness, weight loss, cardiovascular fitness- Yes, the bike commute, even at a leisurely pace, is a workout. Biking is, in … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 11: Does A Bike Commute Count as a Workout?