Why Do You Do What You Do?

I often ask myself “Why do you do what you do?” This is just my way of reminding myself why I get out of bed at 5 a.m. for swim practice, or run in the cold and dark after work, or head out on a long ride on Saturday. Understanding why I do what I do is my...

Recovery: Part 1: Post-workout

You’ve just finished a tough, long workout. Now what? It’s time for recovery. We hear a lot about recovery, but what exactly is recovery and why do we need to recover? In my view, recovery takes on three distinct types, each with their own issues and methods for...