Karen
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Skiing, Biking, Running - can you still do it all?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rachel Pearson Dec 23, 2020. 1 Reply

Hey folks! With ski season upon us, I’ve broken out my skins and started touring. However, I’m not sure how to account for tours (or a cycling session) within my run training.How have you best…Continue

Bow-legged; avoid too much crossover?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karen Dec 5, 2020. 2 Replies

Hi there! I’m pretty bow legged and have struggled with IT band issues pretty for the last two years. I picked up TCI over quarantine, and after giving my knee a month or so of rest I am 6 weeks…Continue

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Rachel Pearson replied to Karen's discussion Skiing, Biking, Running - can you still do it all?
"Last year I was planning on substituting skiing for some of my runs, but ended up stopping running entirely because of shin splints so they could heal. So I skiied pretty much 100% of the time during the winter months. This winter I'm making…"
Dec 23, 2020
Karen posted a discussion

Skiing, Biking, Running - can you still do it all?

Hey folks! With ski season upon us, I’ve broken out my skins and started touring. However, I’m not sure how to account for tours (or a cycling session) within my run training.How have you best accounted for it? Do you supplement running with other activities or keep running at the same level as the cool impossible recommends, and work the other activities in around it?See More
Dec 5, 2020
Karen replied to Karen's discussion Bow-legged; avoid too much crossover?
"Haha! You hit both of those things on the head - just had my husband video me. Those are very helpful cues, thank you! Cues that are positive action instead of “don’t do” make adjusting so much easier."
Dec 5, 2020
Eric Orton replied to Karen's discussion Bow-legged; avoid too much crossover?
"If you are crossing your foot step over into the midline of your body, you are probably over striding and landing on the outside of your foot. So focus on taking shorter steps AND striking the ground using your entire forefoot, not just the outside…"
Dec 4, 2020
Karen posted a discussion

Bow-legged; avoid too much crossover?

Hi there! I’m pretty bow legged and have struggled with IT band issues pretty for the last two years. I picked up TCI over quarantine, and after giving my knee a month or so of rest I am 6 weeks through the running transition program. So far it’s going great!However, with the recent snows I noticed that my footsteps tend to be directly in line, rather than side by side. Is this incorrect, and if so, is there any ways to fix it? I’ve tried running with both feet on either side of a line or crack…See More
Nov 24, 2020

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2
What is your goal race for the year?
Beaverhead 55k
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
Beaverhead 55k
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
Moab 200

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