Blogs about Trail Running

Awww, the roads you will go“

Last weekend, I was privileged to participate in the ultramarathon, organized in the Monument Valley.I would like to share with you a few thoughts and observations, which came to my mind as I was running this wonderful event.

Yaktrax and Running in the Snow

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } This year's Snowzilla, aka the Blizzard of 2016, dumped around 2 feet of snow in and around Washington, DC. Traffic came to a virtual stand still for several days, as neighborhoods took days to get plowed.

#Bigfoot100K

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Awesome clients!

My clients are awesome! One of my clients, Erik, came up with the idea of walking here at home for the entire time( exact time I will be  running the #CanadianDeathRace2015 on August 1st 2015) I will be doing my race! They call it "IOS( Inside Out Fitness) Death Support "How cool is that? His girlfriend, Orlanda, will join in and Jean, another client, seems to be on board as well! Don't know how many others will do it but I absolutely love the idea! What wonderful clients!

BRING OUT THE RUNNER IN YOU

 It's time to lace of those running shoes and enjoy a workout outside. Changing up your cardio routine through the week can be challenging. Most people see running as a boring type of exercise compared to high intensity training or circuit training workouts. Well to me running is meditation, a break from the strenuous workouts and time to connect with nature.

TOUGH MUDDER BOOT CAMP

Livingston County Tough Mudder Boot CampSaturday Mornings 9am – 1030 amStarting May 4, 2013 – June 22sd, 2013 Drop in session at event $ 20.00 eachPre-registar; $ 100.00 each(Full Session Package of 8 training with 2 month exercise Plan &Dietary advice)

Ibuprofen and Exercise

Many athletes take ibuprofen before, during or after exercise to help relieve muscle soreness and to assist in muscle recovery.  I have often overheard athletes jokingly referring to ibuprofen as "Vitamin I" in the ultrarunning community as they swear by the drug's pain reducing effects.  But just how beneficial or safe is the over-the-counter drug during exercise?

Stretching = Flexibility = Fewer Injuries = Better Performance

Many of us want to be more flexible but don't seem to find the time to do just that “stretching”. There are many forms of stretching,i.e static stretching, PNF stretching, dynamic stretching, myofascial release, just to name a few stretching modalities. Let's look at some of the questions that might present themselves: