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2013 Seminar Reviews

One of my favorite posts last year was recapping the continuing education opportunities we had in 2012 (see 2012 Seminar Reviews).  Last year’s all star lineup was challenging to match, but 2013 was a great year in itself as we both headed off to our respective clinical programs.

USA Cycling Level 2 Course Review

(NOTE: What follows is a summary of Katherine's experience at the course earlier this year.  The USA Cycling curriculum is organized into three levels, with Level 3 being the introductory and Level 1 being the highest.)   

*Track – Riding on the track at the Home Depot Center was undoubtedly the best part of the course.  Fortunate to have two former track cycling Olympians from Canada to help the class with some advanced handling skills.

Product Review: Swiftwick Socks

Swiftwick socks helped me run faster than Bernard Lagat….

USA Triathlon Webinar: Strength Training for the Female Multisport Endurance Athlete

On Wednesday  July 17 I will conduct this webinar in partnership with USA Triathlon.  Please visit HERE for the registration link.  

Topic: Strength Training for the Female Multisport Endurance Athlete

Pain and Biomechanics in Running: Determining Causation, Part II

On this blog we’ve written several articles on the slippery slope of running form coaching and analysis.  To recap, there is scant evidence (outside of evangelistic anecdote) that conscious changes to form may improve performance.  Though there is evidence to support form modifications to improve injury, the interplay between pain and biomechanics is still widely unsettled.

A Defense for Ice Baths?

Ice baths have been a controversial topic in sports.  Despite their long history in the training room, the formal evidence has been mixed on their effectiveness.  Many athletes swear by them for recovery while others who detest the frigid waters welcome any excuse to avoid them.