March 31, 2018

My running is off to a slow start this year, due to a foot injury that has limited my training.

I have been using the RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation) method for plantar fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis). The foot has healed slowly but recently got a boost wit...

March 4, 2018

For some athletes, wearing compression gear during or after a workout is nothing more than a placebo effect. They don’t believe that compression works to heal and repair injuries.

On the other hand, others fully believe in the power of compression socks, tights and othe...

February 2, 2018

As a regular water drinker who craves taste, I am always looking for alternatives to get me through the day. I limit myself to one iced tea or similar drink daily and supplement water with healthy, flavorful options like coconut water.

I was looking forward to trying De...

December 29, 2017

Several years ago on the day before one of my fall marathons, the forecast drastically changed. I don’t recall the exact specifics anymore but the cold and snow/rain predictions quickly changed my race day plans from shorts to long pants.

At the time, I only had sweatpa...

December 24, 2017

With an average of four weekly training runs and a daily two-hour commute to work, I have ample time to listen to podcasts. Right now, I am subscribing to 21 different podcasts, the large majority of which are dedicated to running.

I have also listened to at least anoth...

November 19, 2017

I’ve been a big fan of chia seeds for a couple of years now. They regularly occupy a prominent spot in my oatmeal or yogurt that I have for breakfast about four times a week.

Chia seeds are packed with omega-3s, protein, calcium and fiber. When I first discovered Health...

October 6, 2017

The visor and runners hats provide comfort, wick away sweat and offer a stylish look.

I admit it. I had Boco Envy. I had seen other runners sporting Boco runner hats, trucker hats and visors promoting various companies, races and other brands.

The hats look cool and the...

October 3, 2017

When the white package with the Fun Run Box label affixed on top arrived about a month ago, I knew I was in for something new.

Thanks to being a BibRavePro, I was able to test out a Fun Run Box kit — a monthly sample of items that runners would use such as a tech shirt...

August 26, 2017

Every pair of Aftershokz Trekz Titanium wireless headphones comes with Audrey, the welcoming device when the user pairs the Bluetooth to a device.

Aftershokz is more than a digital voice you can count on, however. The wireless stereo headphones are simply the best optio...

August 19, 2017

Removing gluten from her diet improved Caitlin Landesberg’s health and fitness, and propelled her to create Sufferfest.

Caitlin Landesberg’s path to becoming an entrepreneur wound through a high-tech Bay area company to trail running and a life-changing hospital stay.


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December 23, 2019

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Evolving from injured runner to BQer

Marathon Training Academy podcast hosts Trevor and Angie Spencer discuss how Angie's training has helped me improve my marathon PR by 28 minutes, earn a BQ and conquer ultras.


Trails, coaching, diet  
and a whole lot more

Ryan Clayton welcomes me to his podcast where we cover topics from road and trail running to coaching to nutrition/diet to ambassadorships.


'Keep moving the goal line so you always have goals to work toward.'

Breaking the Barrier podcast host Andrew Lorenzo and I talked about goal setting and achieving.


'I am able to recover better from through an almost entirely plant-based diet.'

PlantTrainers hosts Adam and Shoshana Chaim discuss my evolving diet, endurance running and offer tips on how to become 100 percent plant-based.

My First Ultra host Scott Jones and I discuss my debut and lessons learned at the Buckeye 50K in Ohio.

'My fifth-grade teacher called me  molasses.'


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