Blogs about Marathon Training

Monday, June 02, 2014 • Edmonds, WA 98026
'Find Your Inner Athlete, Discover A New Community.'
It's been a while since I've felt inspired to write a blog post, but this weekend I had the extreme pleasure of sharing the marathon experience with 17 incredible women. Hence, the following thoughts:
Friday, March 07, 2014 • Milwaukie, OR 97267
Personal Fitness and Consulting Blog
Race season has come upon us quickly. Jogging, cycling, and swimming are all great sports individually and combined in many ways. They are also sports performed in one plane, or direction, which can lead to increased risk of injury or discomfort in the ankles, knees, hips and back. Cross training in multiplanar motions, or many directions, can reduce the risk of pain and discomfort and even injury. Good luck out there this season, have fun and stay balanced.
Friday, March 15, 2013 • San Francisco, CA 94118
Coach Laura's Blog
Many athletes take ibuprofen before, during or after exercise to help relieve muscle soreness and to assist in muscle recovery.  I have often overheard athletes jokingly referring to ibuprofen as "Vitamin I" in the ultrarunning community as they swear by the drug's pain reducing effects.  But just how beneficial or safe is the over-the-counter drug during exercise?
Monday, November 05, 2012 • Edmonds, WA 98026
'Find Your Inner Athlete, Discover A New Community.'
I haven't written a blog post in a while, partly because I've been busy, but also partly because I haven't felt drawn to any specific health/fitness topic in a while.  In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the cancellation of the NY Marathon, and the overwhelming response of the runners & other compassionate citizens, I felt compelled to share a few thoughts.