The use of foam rollers for the purpose of reducing muscle tension has become a widely accepted practice by athletes because it offers many of the same benefits as a professional sports massage. Regular foam rolling before and after your training sessions will help prepare your muscles for the work ahead and also help with post muscle recovery.
Achieving the perfect balance between a strenuous training schedule and proper recovery is critical in getting the best performance results and maintaining competitiveness as a duathlete. While the jury is still out regarding its usefulness, whole body cryotherapy is a growing method of recovery.
I recently had the honor of being featured on the @diversewerun Instagram account. Created by Taiwanese-American Carolyn Su, @diversewerun is where she shares inspiring stories from runners from different backgrounds, races, and cultures as a way of advocating for more diversity and representation within the running community.
Voyage ATL is an online source for local inspiring stories from around the city of Atlanta. Needless to say that I was excited to be chosen to be interviewed for an upcoming article. This allowed me to reflect back on my fitness journey, that originally was just about losing a weight but evolved into something more.
Adding simple strength-training workouts into your weekly routine, you’ll not only become a leaner, stronger, faster, and more efficient athlete but also guard against injury. As you start to implement it in your training, it won’t take long to start to feel the benefits.
I recently had the honor of being interviewed for episode 31 of The Run Duo Podcast. Huge thank you to India and Tommy for having me as their guest to talk about running, cycling and duathlons.
Many people think of treadmills as monotonous. It's dubbed the "dreadmill" for a reason. However, the treadmill can provide some extremely efficient, challenging, and effective calorie-burning workouts with a decent amount of variety that you'll never get bored. Furthermore, the treadmill can help you become a stronger, faster runner, cyclist and multisport athlete by improving your endurance, power, and speed especially when heading outside to run is not an option.
The rules to a USAT-sanctioned event are simple. Knowing the rules can not only help you avoid penalties, but also avoid potential accidents. Furthermore, adhering to the rules allows you to perform to the best of your abilities in a safe manner and fully enjoy the sport.
I recently had the opportunity to compete in the 2019 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships held in Greenville, South Carolina. Held over two days, athletes had the opportunity to qualify for the 2020 ITU Multisport World Championships Festival in Almere, Netherlands through one of the three races held that weekend.
It’s Race Day! Time to see if all your training and preparation has paid off.