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 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”

Weekly Discount Round up! -Friday, May 17th, 2019

As a BibRave Pro I have the awesome opportunity to try and review running related products and races and share my experiences with readers. Along with the trial the brands and races will often provide a discount code for promotional purposes. Find all of the current BibRave Brand and BibRave Race discounts by following theContinue reading “Weekly Discount Round up! -Friday, May 17th, 2019”

Ancillary Components in your run training

Wanna know the secret to a good run training plan, hard work and consistency. Yep, that’s it. It’s not magical, there is not some top secret formula . Even with the best laid plans. The coach or plan, will not work if you don’t. No magic bullet. No secret workout. No magic number. Consistent soundContinue reading “Ancillary Components in your run training”

Understanding Running Economy

I’m not going to lie. I really nerd out when I get to teach my middle school kiddos concepts that I can relate to running, or exercising in some way . We have been recently learning about how our body converts food energy into a usable form of energy called adenine triphosphate, or ATP. ThisContinue reading “Understanding Running Economy”


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