We’re going back to the science this post with another question I think a lot of us have. Should we be weight lifting? Ultrarunners have loads of excuses for why they don’t lift weights: it’s boring, no time, don’t want to get bulky, it will make me slow, it’s hard, etc. I myself lift a … Continue reading Bro, Do You Even Lift?
Whether you’re looking for a clean plant based protein powder to help you recover from your workouts or a way bump up the nutrition of your morning smoothie bowl, the crew over at Vivo Life have an entire line of raw plant-based, organic vegan options for you. Today I’ll be reviewing Vivo Life PERFORM raw … Continue reading Vivo Life PERFORM- Raw Plant Protein and BCAA Superfood Blend: A Review
Heat and mud were the story of this race. Temperatures would reach 92 degrees and combined with the humidity, would claim several accomplished runners by the end of the day. My day started at 3AM. I woke up and gathered all of my gear and loaded it up into the car. I had my pit … Continue reading Hell Hath No Hurry 50 Miler: Race Report
A review of honey stinger products
Shout out to my awesome mom for giving me the idea for this post, Thanks Mom! Staying motivated can be difficult sometimes. Grinding on the same trails at the same time, day in and day out can cause you to burn out. I'm fortunate enough to live in a town with many hills to run … Continue reading Staying Motivated
I think everyone gets a little bit of race anxiety, some more than others. It comes with the territory in our sport. Whether it's your marathon, your first ultra, or first 100+ mile race, odds are you've never actually ran that far in training up to this point. Inevitably you start to ask yourself the … Continue reading Pre-race Anxiety- Dealing with doubt.
It happened again. Never fails. I got the man-flu. It happens a few times every year. One day I’m feeling great, crushing the trials, and then I wake up the next morning with a sore throat, an unstoppable cough, and a sinus headache from hell. Like any other guy my first instinct is denial. “I … Continue reading Training when you’re sick: Are you doing more harm than good or can you ‘sweat out the toxins’?