The run starts no different than the others. The groove of one leg in front of the other feels so good. Without warning you’re stopped dead in your tracks. Reacting with a grit of the teeth and reach for your calf, no
Training and racing in hotter weather absolutely demands getting hydration right. For years, we've been told that key elements of doing so include avoiding caffeinated beverages and drinking small amounts throughout the da
After I finish a workout I’m just plain nauseous. Between the heat and the workout the last thing I want is food. I know eating will help me recover, but I just struggle to do it.
An intense workout can really leave
It’s lunchtime—snatch up that gym bag and make a beeline for the door. You could set records if changing your clothes were a race. During your run, your mind races with calculations: Running an extra half mile more at
One long run approach I’ve found useful is the “glycogen-depleting” long run. The premise is to carry out fueling (or lack of) such that this long run exhausts your glycogen stores differently than does a standard lo
Awareness through fueling
A long overdue visit to a well-known physician at the University of Washington for a neglected injury introduced me to a new form of therapy. The physician said, “Please go see Barbara, she is