The name of this blog is a bit of an exaggeration…maybe. My intent with this blog is to discuss the quick transition that can happen from injured to return to run to training to overreaching. The definition of overreaching is: ‘defeat one’s own purpose by trying to do more than is possible’. I actually laughed … More Tipping Point
What. A. Year. As I sit here thinking back on the year there are so many things that are quite literally mind blowing. Like did all of that actually happen in real life or are we all going to wake up from this crazy dream when midnight strikes tonight? Unlikely but I will not, totally, … More 2020 reflection
JUST DO IT! …But I can understand it is intimidating if you are new to running or have previously been a fair-weather runner and now are being forced outside in the winter conditions! So here are some tips that I hope will help you along the way, because weather is NOT an excuse to skip … More Winter Running Tips
I have been around the return from injury track a few times now and I think there are some important disclaimers those that are experiencing it for the first time can benefit from. Or even if you have had setbacks and injuries before these are still important reminders and it was beneficial for me to … More Return to running post injury
But seriously remember that dial approach to training I wrote so eloquently about (https://torunningchiro.com/2020/05/22/training-intensity-dial/)? Yeah, I did not listen to my own advice. I built up too quick after taking some time off in May and ended up with the same issue from the spring flaring up. There is no denying that I have a … More Oops I did it again! But WHY?!
Well being smart and taking it easy certainly is easier said than done. And I thought I was in a good place. But after increased aching in my leg Monday night. I decided to scale it back again this week. Because guess what?! I did too much over the weekend. It has made me reflect … More Training Intensity Dial
Well my running has been put on pause at the moment due to a potential injury. And here I am eating my own words (*instagram stories/blog) again. I THINK it has been well managed and I am ‘trying not to be injured’ rather than being injured BUT this brought up LOTS of feelings. Since I … More Taking a pause…
Since talking about training for the unknown in my last blog https://torunningchiro.com/2020/04/29/training-for-the-unknown/ I thought it would be fitting to give a look in to what my training has looked like over the last 7 weeks in self isolation. Now for me work has certainly slowed down and I have complete control over my schedule (see … More Self Isolation training camp!
We are in the midst of some bizarre times right now. With all of the spring races being cancelled and the fall races highly in jeopardy it can leave anyone feeling a little confused and lost. But we are runners and we will endure. So here are my ideas as to how to motivate and … More Training for the unknown
This post was originally started when we first went into isolation. So again a few tweaks here and there but here we go… I have found myself saying ‘what a time to be alive’ a lot lately. This is truly a challenging and interesting time in our lives. As a chiropractor I cannot work my … More COVID Demotivation