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”

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”

Running tips for rainy weather

Yesterday I gave a super short post on the benefits of heading outside in less than ideal conditions for a training run. Train for the worst, so you can run your best!  Whether your goal race is Boston Marathon or a smaller scaled local race. You are taking time to prepare for that race and youContinue reading “Running tips for rainy weather”

Train for the worst, so you can run your best!

Rain, wind, snow and yo-yo temperatures.  It seems like we experienced all four seasons in the 48 hour weekend here in KC. The only thing predictable about Midwest weather, is that it is quite unpredictable.  So while many athletes are taking it indoors.  As long as safety isn’t compromised, I encourage my athletes to headContinue reading “Train for the worst, so you can run your best!”