Travel Fast on the Trails

Travel Fast on the Trails

This weekend I had an awesome conversation with my learn to run muddy group. This group clinic is a progressive walk to run program (aka learn to run) off the road and onto the single track in and around Westwood Lake.   We were tackling a big (read: really steep)...
Develop Your Mental Muscle

Develop Your Mental Muscle

I saw a meme along these lines and literally laughed out loud. It’s so true! I mean sure, there are moments during any run/ workout/ sweat sesh where you’re legit loving it…but there are also some seriously MEH moments where you question your sanity...
Raspberry Chia Jam

Raspberry Chia Jam

I love Jam but commercial or even traditional jam are both quite high in sugar. This simple raspberry “jam” is a lovely way to get the “feel” of jam for you or your kids without the added sugars!   It was inspired by a kitchen accident. I added...
Foam Rolling

Foam Rolling

Foam rolling or Self Myofascial Release is a great way to help yourself & prevent injury. There are many different tools you can use, but some of my faves: foam roll, soft balls, soft medicine balls, and lacrosse or tennis balls. Why should we do it? As we use...
How often should I run?

How often should I run?

This isn’t a simple question – I would say for most people the answer is going to hinge on a couple of factors: your goals & your body. And of course that is different with everyone. But for the purposes of this post I wanted to address my general...
Ready to hit the trails? READ THIS FIRST!

Ready to hit the trails? READ THIS FIRST!

Ready to get off the road and hit the trails? Trail running can be a tremendous amount of fun – but it has a few differences in terms of safety and technique! Have a read and be ready before you hit the trail! Plan, Prep & Pack. Plan. With a buddy – there...