A primer on BCAAs and athletic performance
What do athletes need to know about BCAAs? They provide essential amino acids to help support and rebuild muscle during and after training.
Surgery. Recovery. Gratitude.
Five years ago this week I was recovering from emergency abdominal surgery instead of running my first 100K at the Ultra Race of Champions.
What does ChatGPT know about ultra running?
What does ChatGPT know about ultra running? It answered some basic questions quickly though not all the answers were accurate or useful.
A Burning (River) desire
Why do ultrarunners do long races? We do ultras not because they are easy but because they are hard. That's part of my why for Burning River
Indian-born runner finds joy on trails and race directing
Shalini Bhajjan is the founder of Terrain Trail Runners in St. Louis. She runs ultras, directs races and volunteers here time at other races
Meg Morgan on mentorship, mindfulness and mountains
Meg Morgan's running journey has been inspired by strong women runners. Now the ultra runner is taking that mentorship to Western States.
Leah Yingling on the state of women in ultra running
Leah Yingling on how ultrarunning can attract more women, role models like Brandi Chastain and how men can make the sport more inclusive
Recovery tips for masters runners
Masters runners need more time to recover than others. I use a leg massager, massage gun, protein and carbs, and dry needling to heal myself
Joe Corcione trades alcohol and drugs for ultra running, podcasting
Joe Corcione, host of the Everyday Ultra podcast, is an Arizona ultra runner who transitioned from drugs and alcohol to find trail running.
12 women ultra runners who inspire
The most inspiring women ultra runners include Courtney Dauwalter, Ann Trason, Camille Herron, Pam Reed, Candice Burt, Devon Yanko and more.