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 (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)

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)

CrossFit, Top 5 Tuesday

Top 5 Tuesday (CrossFit Essentials)

Top 5 Tuesday... on Wednesday. I really need to just title this post "Top 5 Wednesday¬†every few weeks" because I am really sucking at getting this post up. Tuesday comes and goes way too fast! Today's post is about CrossFit essentials from a newbie. Over the past few months I have realized some accessories that… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday (CrossFit Essentials)

Marathon Training

Doctor’s orders

I CAN RUN! I went to the Towson Sports Medicine Running Center yesterday and saw Rebecca, an athletic trainer/doctor/physical therapist/dream maker and after a thorough look at my knee, she told me I can still run and train for my marathon. She checked the strength and flexibility of my legs, knee, and hips. She knew… Continue reading Doctor’s orders