Category: Injury Prevention

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XTERRA Nationals Run...

XTERRA Nationals Run...

26 July 2010

Rachel Cieslewicz 2010 Trail Running Clinics Prep FOR XTERRA 2010 Note. This coming week will be the 3rd of 6 clinics. If you are interested in coming to 1 or all of the final 3, let me know and I wil

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Miles and Smiles :)

Miles and Smiles :)

15 July 2010

How is it that the more miles I am able to run, soar through time on my bike, and fly and drive to races in amazing place = joy, happiness, freedom and bliss? How is it that the more I help others liv

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Am I Getting Enough ...

Am I Getting Enough ...

06 October 2009

Animals and children know something about sleep adults seem to forget. Learn from them! Diet, the perfect training plan, massage, icing, mind strength. The list goes on and on. These are all incredibl

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Yoga On the Road

Yoga On the Road

29 August 2009

One of the things I love the most about traveling is that I take the opportunity to check out different yoga studios.  I believe that my practice has become very well rounded because I seek out so ma

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Slowing Down Can Mak...

Slowing Down Can Mak...

26 August 2009

I just returned from a fantastic weekend where I drove with a good friend to Ketchum Idaho for the final La Sportiva Mountain running series race. Before I get going on this, I will say that this comp

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Innovative Running S...

Innovative Running S...

17 August 2009

As a long time competitive runner, I have had my share of running injuries. Over the years I finally realized that it was often due to equipment not being suitable for my feet. I have a unique stride

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Reality Check

Reality Check

15 October 2008

So when it comes to my athleticism, why do I seem to be the only one not to notice when my season is over? Now that I have officially been forced to end my season early and call off my Xterra Worlds r

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Sidelined.

Sidelined.

25 July 2008

Sometimes things just don’t go our way. So the morning after my Scofield triathlon, I rode my bike and did a really intense yoga session. Everything felt great. When I was riding my bike again a

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Snow Therapy

Snow Therapy

16 January 2008

Sunday was great! I finally received a much needed massage in the AM. Most people want to relax after a massage. When I receive them and can actually lift my limbs with full range of motion, I get all

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Rachel’s Mid J...

Rachel’s Mid J...

10 January 2008

So sometimes as part of my reality check, I have to figure out the things that are working for me and things that are not. Things that are working, I am grateful for. Things that are not, I am gratefu

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Oh Happy Day!

Oh Happy Day!

02 December 2007

So yesterday I did just as I said for the warm-up. I went swimming at Steiner at 6:30. Then I went and picked up Canyon from his dad’s and headed to the X race. I practiced my yoga breathing so

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Confession

Confession

01 December 2007

I’m probably the only one who will be at the cross race tomorrow wishing it was sunny and warm…being the tri-geek I am, I am planning on a 6:30 AM swim at Steiner followed by a short stret

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Ouch!

Ouch!

24 November 2007

So just when I thought I was getting pretty good at my cross dismounts/remounts, I just had to crash. This was on the dismount which I had (or thought) no problems with. I was practicing for tomorrow&

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Ugh!

Ugh!

14 November 2007

Okay, so now that my races are over for the season except for a couple of cool cyclocross races, I really need to focus on earning some $$$ and putting my life back together after a crazy summer of ev