Category Archives: Training

Mastering the ‘Earn It’ Mentality

Years ago I read an interview with a fitness expert where they describe Millennials by their “workout so they can eat pizza” mentality. To be honest, it bugged me. Maybe they were right, or maybe I’m just bugged by any generalization that presupposes the intention of a group, either way it has stuck with me […]

Back to Back Cycling Sessions

This past holiday weekend I wanted to spend more time at home and to make that possible, I went back-to-back days on the cycle trainer (which I reviewed here). I did two completely different workouts but really want to compare them to each other. To be honest, cycling is one area I’ve been struggling to […]

3 Tips for Adding Distance to Your Swim

lap swim

One of the questions I received recently was from a long distance runner looking to branch out to swimming. While I’m not a spectacular swimmer myself, these are three things that anyone can use to add some distance to their swim sets: Focus on your form: whether that means joining a master’s swim group or […]

June: WE HIT 100!

beach run

WE HIT 100!!! Training aside, #CrushItZone hit 100 uses on Instagram! This is absolutely unreal to me and I am continually inspired by everyone out there making it happen, day in and day out. It’s so cool to read about new PR’s, tough days, long hours and rebuilding from injuries. Somehow all that makes my […]

Las Virgenes Wipe Out

wipe out

Today started off like any other trail run and was going really well, until it wasn’t…a momentary lapse in concentration left me sprawling down a hill, phones and water flying through the air! A couple bumps and bruises but overall it could’ve been worse! You can actually see the drop in my pace before I […]