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Simple Tips for new triathletes

6 Tips for New Triathletes This Summer


I realized that it’s been almost 12 years now since I did my first triathlon / could consider myself a new triathlete. While I’m not planning to swim-bike-run this summer (though I never completely discount it because it’s hella fun), I did start thinking …


Habits for Highly Effective Runners

A Quick Summary of Habits for Highly Effective Runners


I’ve written a ton about habits of highly effective athletes, and I do think they’re worth the deep dive, but over on MapMyRun, I got the chance to break down the best habits for highly effective runners into really simple bite-sized pieces that you …




V. Important Things: How Short Can You Make Your Workout?


While I love to be out and running on the trails for hours, I am also VERY aware that sometimes, that’s not an option—in fact, for most of us, it’s rarely an option. That’s why last week on CXHair’s Podcast, I talked A LOT …





Life After Your First Marathon—The Struggle is REAL


Over on MapMyRun, I explored this concept of WTF do you do after you finish your first marathon… or really, after any big athletic accomplishment. It’s especially tough when it wasn’t something you particularly loved. For me, for example, after we did Ironman back …



Should You Take Time Off From Working Out?

Should You Take Time Off From Working Out?


I loved writing this article for Nylon, and it made me think about motivation as well as how we’re physically feeling. Basically, we can always come up with a (fairly rational) reason to skip a workout… but when should you actually pull the plug? …