Stubborn Runner

For the past few months I have been injury free and on cloud 9. I have been able to run whenever I want and however far I want without any inconvenient pain. And then Saturday happened. I was a little sore Saturday morning before my 5k but I blamed the soreness on CrossFit the day… Continue reading Stubborn Runner

Mobility, Mobility Monday

Mobility Monday (Take that piriformis!)

Sunday morning my roommate Jen and I got up early to run the Bel Air Town Run 5k. A quick background on my roommates: At one point, all 3 of us were going to the same Physical Therapy for different injuries. Jen, has since graduated from PT, but still suffers from sciatic nerve and piriformis… Continue reading Mobility Monday (Take that piriformis!)

Mobility, Mobility Monday

Mobility Monday (Foam Rolling)

This week's Mobility post is about foam rolling. Foam rolling can help any athlete, whether you are a runner, CrossFitter, regular gym goer, etc. Regardless of the type of working out you participate in, I am going to make the assumption that most of you have been sore once or twice in your life. Although… Continue reading Mobility Monday (Foam Rolling)

CrossFit, Mobility, running, Weekly Workouts

Weekly Workout Wrap Up (5/13-5/19)

Monday 5/13 Treadmill Speed Work (6 miles, 52:31) 1 mile warm up @ 9:13min/mi, 2x400m @ 6:58, 1x500m @ 7:04, 1x600m @ 7:09, 2x700m @ 7:14, 1x600m @ 7:09, 1x500m @ 7:04, 2x400m @ 6:58, 1 mile cool down @ 8:57. 100m walk RI between each interval NTC Shawn Johnson Stretch Guide - 15 minutes… Continue reading Weekly Workout Wrap Up (5/13-5/19)

CrossFit, Mobility, Mobility Monday, running

Mobility Monday (Link Love)

If you work out (or run a lot, in my case), I am sure there are times you feel something off in your body and google every possibility it may be and always expecting the worst. Training for half marathons and doing CrossFit on almost a daily basis, I feel my share of aches and… Continue reading Mobility Monday (Link Love)

Mobility, Mobility Monday

Mobility Monday (4/8)

Last week's Mobility Monday focused on hamstrings. This week I'd like to just mention some of the products I believe help complement stretching and mobility exercises, as well as, prevent injuries and focus on recovering faster. Compression Socks- I've said it before (Top 5 Tuesday Gear post) and I'll say it again, ProCompression socks!! You… Continue reading Mobility Monday (4/8)