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Category: Fitness

GROSS workout mistakes

The Gross Workout Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making


I am obsessed with the topic of gross workout mistakes… probably because when I was writing “Saddle, Sore: Ride Comfortable, Ride Happy” I realized that so many saddle sore issues were SO preventable by just being more on top of hygienic stuff like taking …



Solutions for Tight Calves

Simple Solutions + Stretches For Tight Calves


If you’re a runner or a triathlete (or even some cyclists), you likely have dealt with tight calves at some point. For runners in particular, hills can be lethal (both the up and down), and even just things like increasing mileage or intensity can …



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 …