Category Archives: Training

Food Extremes and Obesity in the USA

Is it food or just nutrition you are eating?  The media and mega manufacturing have been pivotal in pushing nutritionism, the trend of looking at food as ingredients for an individual ingredient’s value and not the overall food that contains … Continue reading

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The Next Adventure: 100 Miles

An attempt at running my first 100 mile race. Continue reading

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Brick #2

With the nicest weather in a week I did some intensive training this morning.  A ride around Cherry Creek SP then a quick change and refuel.  The ankle feels almost 100%.  I hope to test it on the trails soon. … Continue reading

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Unplanned Brick: Getting off the DL!

  http://a4.vox-data.com/6a00f30f567184000101101676ce94860c-html I sprained my ankle trail running two weeks ago in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota.  Since Ultrathoner already took the time to write about our outing there is no need for me to duplicate it. Houston we have a … Continue reading

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My First Overuse Injury: Plica Syndrome

As my departure date to Alaska approached I finally decided to have my knee looked at by a professional to figure out what is wrong and also to put to rest the ‘worst case scenarios’ that were going through my … Continue reading

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New shoes…new knee?

  Boulder backroads Ok at least a healed knee.  After almost four weeks Tim and I headed out last night for a short 4 mile run.  Equipped with new shoes and a good pre run stretch we knocked it down … Continue reading

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5.1 and on Injured Reserve

Cold (20s) and windy.  The first 5 miles felt strong and fleet of foot then the right knee started talking back.  I'm not sure what is going on but it is a soft tissue injury–perhaps tendon strain? 6.70 m in 1:00:12 for a 8:59 … Continue reading

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4.0 Injured

My right knee is bothering me.  I have point tenderness and some minor swelling.  I can’t pin it to any specific moment but think it’s a result of all my recent activities with my recent ski outing being the final … Continue reading

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3.5 X-Training (AT Skiing)

  Once again it is hard for me to only focus on running when Colorado has so many outdoor opportunities.  On the assumption that any exercise makes for a stronger runner I went out for my first AT (alpine touring) back … Continue reading

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Training Update

BmarathonLogo2008 Week 7 of training for my 50 mile attempt at the 24 Hours of Boulder is behind me.  So far it feels good except for a minor right heel pain—bruise?  Nothing a little Vitamin I can’t fix.  I substituted … Continue reading

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