Overexercise is NOT Overtraining Syndrome

Overexercise is NOT Overtraining Syndrome

Overtraining Syndrome seems to have a bit of an identity crisis. I have seen quite a few posts on what people are calling “overtraining” on social media, but what they are really talking about is “training too much” or “over-exercising”. I assure you that this is not the same thing and understanding the difference could actually change your life.

Steph Part 1: It was a recipe for disaster.

Steph Part 1: It was a recipe for disaster.

I’ve had a very hard time figuring out where to start with this. It’s complicated, and yet so simple. It’s downright embarrassing and highly personal, but I’m sharing it anyway. Why? Because maybe, just maybe, there’s some girl out there sitting in the same frustrated, lonely, confused place I was in, and maybe, just maybe, my story can help her.

Ruth Part 2: "I Let Go of Fear"

Ruth Part 2: "I Let Go of Fear"

In July 2016 things came crashing down.  After another PB half marathon and a bit of work stress, I was feeling unusually tired.  In hindsight that was a big warning sign that I should not have ignored.  During my long run the next weekend I felt a pain in my lower back/glute.  We put it down to tight muscle and tried to ignore it.