Throw a brick in your training

Brick

What is a brick? No, I’m not talking about the kind you build things with. In training, a brick simply refers to a workout in which a ride is followed by a run. During a brick, there is usually a transition period of a mile or two when the legs feel heavy and lethargic – like bricks.  The more often ... Read More »

When your body just won’t cooperate

Yesterday’s attempt at a long run ended up extremely frustrating… mostly because it didn’t happen. Due to a slight ulcerative colitis flare, I have been on a diet a primarily composed of liquids for the last week week (protein shakes made up of almond milk, kefir, and whey). I continued to teach spin all week but did not run because ... Read More »