Ok, so it’s been about 5 years since leggings took over the world. We’ve got fashion leggings, athleisure leggings, barely-there leggings, graphic leggings (complete with flying cats and galaxy constellations). But somehow, amongst all this legging abundance, finding a pair you can truly run in is like finding a needle in a poly-spandex haystack. (more…)
I have to write that e-mail. And then check to see if I have coffee. And then I should clean out the garage. After that I’ll go for a run. But first, I need to eradicate world hunger. And find a cure for cancer. Wait. Is that a sore throat I feel…”
Have you had a similar conversation in your head before a run? An avalanche of excuses comes cascading down and that run just doesn’t seem to happen? Well, I don’t know about you, but it happens to me all the time. And after coaching new runners for over a decade, I have heard all of their excuses too—but for each little excuse I have a sack of solutions that will help your brain and your body to get out there and get your running groove on. (more…)
Remember that time when you wore, not one, but two sports bras to the track? What about that time when you poured about a cup of baby powder into your sports bra before running a marathon? Oh, and that time when you duct taped your boobs to prevent chafing?
We’ve all got sports bra stories to tell. And what’s in the past, is in the past. Right?
Wrong. Some of us are still running around in our sports bras from yesteryear, and it’s a problem. (more…)
When our fellow T9er asked if we wanted to spend the weekend running trails through all hours of the night, camping in a dusty field without shower access, and pushing ourselves harder than we thought possible, we didn’t think twice. Running an overnight trail race in the mountains? That’s our kind of girls’ weekend!