Posts Categorized: Training and Racing

Read: Music to Make Triathlon Training Fly By

Facing down a winter of indoor training is less brutal when you’ve got good music. I wrote a piece for my friends at Wanderlust with suggestions on how music can inspire your training, along with Google Play channel recommendations (I truly do love Google Play’s curated stations). Training for a swim-bike-run triathlon means many hours of… Read more »

Scheduled: Running Summit Dallas

The Running Summit makes one more stop for 2015: Dallas, Texas. Join me and these wonderful colleagues December 12–13 for a weekend of informative talks, roundtables, Hoka One One try-ons, and CEU gathering! I’ll talk about yoga’s place in a running program; lead a fun, easy yoga session; and explain how recovery is the key to… Read more »

Read: Yoga Poses for Runners

Jason Fitzgerald has a nice overview of yoga for runners on his Strength Running site today. I gave him some advice about periodization for the story: In the off-season and early base, a stronger style of yoga is OK, but as the goal race approaches, and especially in the taper, runners need to stick to… Read more »

Scheduled: Yoga for Athletes Five-Day Teachers’ Intensive in Carrboro

I spent a lot of time at Carrboro Yoga this summer with a lot of wonderful students. The brightest highlight was my annual five-day teachers’ intensive on yoga for athletes. This sympathetic group of lovely colleagues was especially present with and kind to me during the week my father had brain surgery, and I’ll remember everyone fondly…. Read more »

Sign Up: Wanderlust 108

With fall approaching, I’m looking forward to the fun travel I’ll be doing to teach at Wanderlust 108.  These “mindful triathlons” include a casual 5K run (or walk—all speeds welcome), a concert with MC Yogi and DJ Drez, a yoga class led by a fantastic local teacher, and meditation with me. Even if you have zero meditation… Read more »

Read: The 5 Best Yoga Moves for Athletes

I love Outside magazine and their beautiful website, Outside Online, so I was really excited to talk to them about the five best yoga poses for athletes to include. Illustrated by pictures from Everyday Yoga, this short, accessible routine combines working poses and resting poses to be a bare-minimum routine to help balance your body. Please enjoy and… Read more »

Read: Exclusive Excerpt from The Women’s Guide to Triathlon

Everyday Yoga isn’t my only new publication this summer; I contributed to The Women’s Guide to Triathlon, a fantastic compilation of essays covering all aspects of the sport. (It’s a great book for women and men; you can also read a chapter of mine in its companion volume, USA Triathlon’s Complete Triathlon Guide.) Here’s an excerpt from my chapter, “Alternative Exercises… Read more »

Postview: Running Summit Midwest

The Running Summit Midwest featured a fantastic lineup of speakers, including Jack Daniels—who was interesting and gracious as could be—and both Ross Tucker and Jonathan Dugas from the Science of Sport blog. I presented on recovery and on yoga and led a yoga session for participants, in which we investigated yoga to do before, during, and after… Read more »