Weekly Recap 07/09/17

Crazy ass week. So leading into this week I worked from home a half-day the previous Friday, and took vacation on Monday before the July 4th holiday. Hello, four-day weekend. (Also, if you… Continue reading

Thriving in Heat

My coach, Matt Ebersole, posted a piece on his blog this week about making it through the hot summer months while working towards your fall racing goals. One of my favorite lines: Your… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 07/02/17

I was going to start writing this post on Sunday … but I didn’t. Man, it’s been a solid long weekend of not doing a whole freaking lot, minus the 14 bags of… Continue reading

June 2017 Recap

Bye June! Thank you for your well-lit mornings. I’m always sad to see the solstice pass, although I could do without the 75º and 70º dewpoints at 6 a.m. Also, if you haven’t… Continue reading

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