Posts filed under: Ask the Trail Sisters

Yesterday’s article touched on a topic that deserves more follow up, along with additional information to help you stay safe. “I run alone a lot, and was wondering if you...
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I get super nervous leading up to race day…especially race morning. Do you have any tips on how a person can lower their pre-race anxiety?  Any special tricks to get...
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I recently got diagnosed through MRI with a femoral neck stress fracture, or stress fracture in the hip. I’m on crutches for at least eight weeks and it will be...
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I hate snakes but understand that if I love running trails, chances are I’ll run into one. My question is, what does one do if they are bitten by a...
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I’ve been amping up my training for summer racing and have seemed to aggravate the plantar fascia muscle on the bottom of my foot. Do you have any recommended stretches/exercise/remedies?...
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I’ve run my first 50k and am now getting ready to pump up to the 50 mile distance! Is there a good beginner-ish 50 mile race you can recommend?  ...
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I’m really conscious of protecting my skin because of all the time I spend outdoors, but every sunscreen I seem to use either makes me break out, or I sweat...
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I’ve been struggling with cramps in my calves and quads during the last quarter of my races.   Any suggestions of what I can do to make them go away?...
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I’m always struggling to find a sports bra that fits well. Do you have any tips on fit, or what to look for when choosing a sports bra? Photo Credit:...
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My daughter is 10 and wants to be a runner like her mom. Can you recommend a distance or any training tips that I can share with her?     ...
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I feel tired and rundown, even on easy runs. How do I know if I’m overtraining?     Heidi: In my experience, catching over-training before it becomes a problem requires you...
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