November 23, 2013
I had seen a sports doctor a year ago. He had told me that I had an overuse injury from marathon training and almost everything was inflamed around my hips. This made sense.
I looked back on my transition from my Half Ironman (HIM) training to Boston Marathon training and realized how much I wasn’t thinking with the increase in mileage. Maybe if my HIM training was intense I would have been okay, but … [Continue reading]
March 18, 2013
You might be thinking that it is crazy that my hips are still giving me problems. But looking back on my training, I realized that there were a few reasons why I ended up where I am today. I had thought after the Pumpkinman Half Ironman training I could go straight into full gear of Boston Marathon training like I had for other marathons. Since I hadn’t experienced any injuries prior to this, I was … [Continue reading]
October 5, 2012
I’ve been thinking about running (is that a surprise to you?) and it’s been a little over 5 months of me being cautious about it. With more than 30 days of yoga under my belt and some strength training, I think it is time that I start to run more frequently. I think I said I’d do this before but then I got scared when my hips were still sore. I still get pain while … [Continue reading]
October 2, 2012
Now that I have finished my 30 day yoga challenge, my next challenge at hand is bootcamp!
I don’t have a gym membership anymore so I am always searching for fitness deals. When I saw a Bloomspot deal for Evolve Bootcamp for 3 days a week for a month for only $25 I knew I couldn’t pass it up!
Before bootcamp, I made sure to fuel properly. I had an english muffin with some … [Continue reading]
September 4, 2012
Last night I did a YogaGlo workout with Tiffany Cruikshank called “Short Hip Flow.” It was a 30 minute class to create heat in the hip muscles with more active work and then use static poses to get into deeper stretches. My hips get tight so easily ever since my Boston Marathon injury, so I am working hard at trying to improve strength and flexibility of my hips.
In this workout, I made use of … [Continue reading]