Category Archive: Running

Weekly Recaps June 12-25

HAHAH I started working on my log last week and never finished it. Sorry about that! It was Father’s Day, as you might recall, and I took my dad out for breakfast and… Continue reading

The Vital Importance of Proper Hydration

Great and timely piece from Hammer Nutrition’s fueling expert, Steve Born. Optimum nutritional support for endurance athletics means consuming the right amount of the right nutrients at the right time. You can neither… Continue reading

The Atypical Hammer Athlete

In each issue of Endurance News, Hammer Nutrition highlights some of the less conventional ways their nutritional fuels help people. From firefighters to farmers, Hammer Nutrition customers use their products far and wide… Continue reading

Weekly Recap June 11

I was going to write this recap on Sunday, but I decided instead to maximize the amount of not-doing-anything-productive I could for the weekend. It was glorious. Intention for the week: “Persist.” Persistence… Continue reading

6 Recovery Tips for Your Toughest Workouts

By Steve Born for Hammer Nutrition Recovering thoroughly between ALL your workouts — even the easier ones — is undeniably important. But what about those ridiculously hard workouts, the ones where you tell… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 6/4/17

We’re some 17 weeks from Chicago (as of the week’s end, not its beginning), and my mileage says it’s safe to say we’re back in training mode. I train with my coach year-round,… Continue reading

Monthly Mileage: May

Woah, summer already? May included some recovery time following the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon. I also bought a bike and we got a dog! Exciting month. Miles run: 155 miles Time spent running:… Continue reading

Weekly Recap – 05/21/17 and 05/28/17

After two recovery weeks, I’m starting to build mileage back up. My “A” race for fall is the Chicago Marathon, although I’ve got a few shorter races along the way. (I’m registered for… Continue reading

Runners, Use Your Sunscreen!

As runners, we spend a lot of time outside. But do you apply sunscreen before you go out for every run? Even more important, do you put it on as part of your daily… Continue reading

Weekly Recap: 5/7/17 and 5/14/17

Two training logs for the price of one! I’ve been on a two-week recovery block following the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon, my A-race of the season. Week of May 1-7: Instructions from coach… Continue reading