Friday Things – July Edition

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This week is seriously fragmented with the Canada Day holiday on Wednesday. I am absolutely loving summer this year. I have done more to celebrate the nice weather this year than I have in a very long time. I spent the holiday at a friend’s house who was hosting a BBQ and we ate delicious food,… Read More…

In defense of sleeping less: What to do when you just can’t get 8 hours

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It has felt awesome to stumble upon a week where I am caught up on work, on time for things and organized because they sure don’t happen often. Summer proves to be as busy as ever which has me squeezing in my workouts at funny times of day, but they are getting into my schedule… Read More…

Momentum Monday: Back to Regular Training!

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Well, the spring race rush has officially past and I am headed into a bit more of a stable training schedule complete with sleeping properly, eating vegetables and pounding out intervals. I love racing, but often it throws me off, kills my sleep cycles and has me eating more protein bars than full meals due… Read More…

10 Tips on Being a Good Pacer/Crew at an Ultra

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Well hello! We are headed into the last weekend before summer hits and I am soaking it up! I am hiking and headed out with friends tonight and tomorrow, I have the 5 Peaks Rattlesnake race. I haven’t celebrated my birthday yet which was almost a month ago (I am refusing to acknowledge it happened…)… Read More…

Laurel Highlands Ultra Race Report

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This has been a year of stepping WAY out of my comfort zone and I love it. It certainly has not been a smooth ride in 2015 but it has been one to remember. I just added another weekend of memories and I feel so fortunate to be able to unplug and just PLAY on… Read More…

Momentum Monday(ish) – Post Laurel Highlands Ultra

MOMENTUM MONDAY

22 hours of pacing and crewing, 4 hours of sleep, 6 hours of white water rafting, 8 hours of driving, 6 hours of sleep, jumping back into the work week. That has been my life since Saturday morning at 5:30 AM and I wouldn’t change it for the world. I am back from the Laurel… Read More…

Friday Things: June Edition

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Well, that week is a WRAP. It feels like a week of appointments for me and I am taking today off to head to Pennsylvania for the Laurel Highlands Ultra! It feels like there are even more things getting thrown at me during the summer and to remedy this, I thought I would do another… Read More…

Wednesday Resources: Finding the Right Massage Therapist

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I have a good friend who has made me completely gun shy when it comes to sports massage. She went to a sports massage therapist and left with an injury that prevented her from training for weeks due to incorrect practice. Aside from feeling awful for her, I was terrified to go for a massage… Read More…