Science in Sport (SIS) energy gels- Product Review and GIVEAWAY

“Disclaimer: I received Science in Sport Energy gels to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!” At the end of this review, look for a chance to win a free pack SIS Energy Gels.  IContinue reading “Science in Sport (SIS) energy gels- Product Review and GIVEAWAY”

AfterShoks Trek Airs Product Review

“Disclaimer: I received an Trekz Air Titanium Wireless Headphones to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!” I was so excited to try out the Aftershoks Trek Airs Bone Conduction head phones.  I know runningContinue reading “AfterShoks Trek Airs Product Review”

How much fitness will I lose? Taking a break from running and the impact it has on your fitness.

Life happens, injuries happen and sometimes after a lengthy grueling training cycle we just need a break from running. It’s totally understandable.  The question I get from many of my athletes when discussing these bouts of time away from training is how much fitness will I lose?  This is a great question. We work soContinue reading “How much fitness will I lose? Taking a break from running and the impact it has on your fitness.”

Run Safety – 12 tips to help keep you safe while on the run

  I’ll be honest, before I started coaching I didn’t take running safety super serious.  I rolled my eyes when my “nagging” coach would bring up the issues.Working with high school students who are constantly out on the road on their own. I feel a bit maternal towards all of my girls.  I constantly worryContinue reading “Run Safety – 12 tips to help keep you safe while on the run”

Sabre Safety Product Review

Today I am excited to share some great products that offer a small piece of mind for runners, Sabre Run Products.  Sabre’s Company mission if very simple; keeping you safe. As the #1 pepper spray trusted by police and consumers world wide.  They offer products for both running and daily life.  I received three products fromContinue reading “Sabre Safety Product Review”

Weekly Discount Round Up- Friday, June 7th

BibRave Brand Discount Codes AfterShokz – Visit bibrave.aftershokz.com and use code “BRBUNDLE” for $50 off the Adventure Bundle. Shady Rays – Use code “RAVE” for 50% off 2 or more pairs from the Shade Shop. Orange Mud – Use code “BIBRAVEGVPRO” for 15% off all Orange Mud gear Ultima – Use code “ULBRAVE19″ for 10%Continue reading “Weekly Discount Round Up- Friday, June 7th”

Summer XC Training Tips

We just wrapped up the State Track meet this weekend and I am all ready to get started with planning out Cross Country season.  Okay, I’ll be honest I have a nerdy binder full of exciting new plans, that I have been working on for months. I have been getting an increasing amount of questionsContinue reading “Summer XC Training Tips”

Running and Over-training syndrome

Watching runners who continue to push themselves, work harder and fail to see the desired training results is hard.  Trying to convince someone that slowing down, or doing less will actually increase athletic performance is often met with disbelief.  However, many runners, both amateur and elite will experience levels of over-training. What is over training?Continue reading “Running and Over-training syndrome”

Shady Rays X-Series Product Review

Summer time is coming! As a teacher I am counting down the last days of the school year.  With summer, comes more summer runs with my high school cross country girls.  So, of course, I jumped at the chance to try out a new pair/brand of sunglasses. The Shady Ray X-series sunglasses have a nice,Continue reading “Shady Rays X-Series Product Review”

Why runners should include strength training

When I begin working with a new client I always ask them about the ancillary training components they are currently doing, including strength training. (Read my previous post on Ancillary Components in your run training) Most of the time, these athletes are doing very little to none.  This is a large area for improvement andContinue reading “Why runners should include strength training”

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