I used to get blisters on my feet after 24+ hour ultramarathons. Then I learned this secret to prevent blisters when running: wrapped feet! No more blisters.
aches and pains
I successfully endured (and finished) this horrible, transformational, very bad, epic race! See what it’s like running A Race For The Ages in Manchester TN.
I ran 100 miles in the Holston River Endurance Challenge. This 100 mile race was difficult, eye-opening, life-changing. See what I learned + My 5 best tips.
It’s time to be epic! Let David Goggins help you as he’s helped me. 3 powerful David Goggins quotes to break free from the prison of ultrarunning training!
I don’t want to talk about the I-word. I’d prefer to ignore it and get on with my training. I have miles to log, races to run, and PR’s to break. I don’t have time for… well… you know… ‘that.’ Besides, that’s the stuff that happens to other runners, not me. Any problem I have […]
When it comes to anti-inflammatory and pain relief products for an athlete’s aches, pains, muscle strains and pulls, NSAIDs are not the only game in town. I want to encourage you to explore natural alternatives like essential oils. Here’s why I use them.
I’m not an anti-medical establishment guy, but it was a little worrisome to discover the following trends in conventional healthcare…
Following are some of the most common triathlete injuries and how to treat them…
If you have a recent sport injury, you’re probably wondering how this is going to affect your training. Each triathlete and each injury is unique. Returning too soon can increase your risk of re-injury or developing a chronic problem that will lead to a longer recovery. Waiting too long can lead to unnecessary de-conditioning.
Between 2 and 6 million Americans suffer serious back pain every year. At some point in their lives, 4 out of 5 adults will suffer a pain severe enough to warrant medical care. In one study of Ironman triathletes, 91% had suffered at least one soft-tissue overuse injury during the previous year’s training. Spine injuries were most common, with 72% of the triathletes reporting lower back pain.
I decided to close out one year and start a new one on The Fun Times Guide to Triathlons with some special triathlon awards. Here are Jim’s Fun Times Guide Triathlon Awards for the year.
Are you a triathlete using NSAIDs for pain relief? Are you sure you want to do that? Here’s what you need to know about the risks associated with taking NSAIDs like Advil, ibuprofen,
Triathletes are especially susceptible to injuries because triathlon training and competition pushes the human body to its limits. That’s why you should incorporate an injury prevention mentality into your training. Here are some suggestions for preventing triathlete injuries, plus some homeopathic treatments for sports injuries you can try.