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12 May 2020

On the Trails – Adventure and Outdoor Podcast Suggestions

It’s often difficult to keep motivated when we’re not able to make plans. We need to be inspired. Sometimes that’s by making plans, other times you need to look out your window at the mountains and dream of the day you’ll be able to get out and enjoy the trails and still other times it’s about living vicariously. Here is our list of the top five most motivating podcasts to get you adventuring in the outdoors. Like a Bigfoot– Desert […]

12 May 2020

Training – Running in Harmony: Lessons Learned from World-Class Coaches

Four timeless tips from influential running coaches. Published on Podium Runner by MELODY FAIRCHILD WITH ELIZABETH CAREY The best running coaches understand the demands of running. They intuit what each athlete can handle physically, mentally, and emotionally. They hold us accountable but also support us. All this makes the work of training and racing easier and helps us discover the best version of ourselves.  I’ve been lucky to work with top-notch coaches throughout my running journey. Each one has offered […]

13 Aug 2019

Training – 14er Training Hikes by Life’s 2 Short Fitness

Hiking a 14er this summer? Train your legs and lungs on one of these front range hikes April 22, 2019 by Life’s 2 Short Fitness, read more of their fantastic training articles at http://lifes2shortfitness.com/ Summiting a 14,000 foot peak is no small feat. To us natives, bagging a “14er” as we call them is a right of passage; many of us seeking to one day summit all 54 of these majestic Colorado peaks.Weekend warriors and veterans alike tend to set […]

01 Jan 2014

On the Trail – Q&A with Darcy Africa

On the Trail Q & A with Darcy Africa   photo credit by Run Wild Retreats Can you share your experience winning the Desert RATS TrailRunning Festival? My best race at the Spring Desert Ultra 50 was actually in 2006 when I ran 8:04. It was one of those days where everything felt great and my legs were speedier than they have been in a very long time. Describe an embarrassing athletic moment. There are probably a lot of those…..That’s the beauty […]

01 Jan 2014

Training – What gets measured gets managed!

Training What gets measured gets managed! photo credit by glendelman.com   Now that we are closing the door to our 2013 racing and training season and as our 2014 season approaches, it is time to sit down and reflect what we did right in 2013 and what we what to add or include into our 2014 training. Here is my evaluation list of 7 training element.   #1: Weight: Are you at your optimal race weight? If not and you are […]