Category: Recovery

  • I’m Back Baby, I’m Back!

      It’s been two months since my last track workout. I’m proud to report this morning, I am officially back! My stress fracture recovery has gone well. Over the last couple weeks, I have only ran three times week, ranging anywhere from 2-8 miles. Additionally, I have continued swimming, biking and bodyweight exercises to keep […]

  • Stress Fracture – Ugh!

    Stress fracture is visible on my 4th metatarsal Ok, I guess it could have happened at a worse time, but right in the middle of my Tuesday speed workout (400m sprints) I felt a sharp pain develop near the top of my right foot. Each step became more painful, forcing me to stop after the […]

  • The Off-Season

    After accumulating over 550 miles in 2009, I need a break. January-February is considered my off-season. Why do you ask? There are three reasons: Recovery time Running in the cold is no fun Snowboarding season Two weeks before Thunder Road Marathon (12/12/09), I developed an upper quadriceps strain. With the race nearing, I knew it […]

  • POST Marathon Reflection

    With my first marathon in the bag, I wanted to do a brief reflection on my experience. Running 26.2 miles was amazing. The course was a great tour through Charlotte, and everything was organized very well. During the marathon I had great support from many friends, plus locals that came out to support the runners. […]

  • Ice Bath – POST Run Recovery Secret

    What do you do after your double digit run? Everyone has their own ritual, and recently I have adopted one that helps speed my recovery. A good running friend (Tony Jabon) suggested that I try an ice bath after a long run to keep my legs from becoming sore the following day. Believe it or […]