Category: Recovery

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Moab Bike News ̵...

Moab Bike News ̵...

17 December 2014

11/6/2014 Moab Bike News After a brilliant Saturday of Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, perusing the simpler trails in the Klondike Trail System of Moab, loving the fact that a new footpath has opened,

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Healing from the Ins...

Healing from the Ins...

07 April 2013

 Trail Runner Magazine recently wrote an article about my tragic experience with a deadly E-Coli infection in 2011 while racing TransRockies Run, which resulted in me having to DNF.  It has taken

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Healing from the Ins...

Healing from the Ins...

04 April 2013

Healing from the Inside Out A story of devastation and comeback at the TransRockies published in TrailRunner Magazine April 2, 2013   Photo courtesy of Neways Shoreline Trail, Salt Lake City,

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A Little about Me

A Little about Me

26 December 2011

From a distance most people see me as an outgoing, energetic, over the top, out of control running, biking, yoga loving, single mom…. whom doesn’t know when to stop. Yes this can be true.

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ESPN article about m...

ESPN article about m...

19 September 2011

ESPN women recently interview me about my interesting running history.  Here is the link.

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Neways. My Open Door...

Neways. My Open Door...

13 June 2011

TransRockiesRun is a race I have been wanting to experience for several years.  Initially I was too ill to train for such a rigorous event. Then last year it was my injured hip. This year is my golde

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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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Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow

27 November 2009

Amazing video Over the last 10 years I have noticed how as I ride the waves in the ocean of life, sometimes I fall with my face buried deep into the sand. Just when I am about to give in to the relent

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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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Hydrate the New Age ...

Hydrate the New Age ...

30 June 2009

Every athlete knows that nutrition plays a critical role to their performance.  Often the hydration part of it is very neglected until race day.  Just as nutrition in the days and weeks leading up t

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Become Like a Child

Become Like a Child

24 June 2009

For most of us, we began to compete in a sport because it was fun.  For some it made us feel like a kid again.  For others, it was pure stress relief, social connection, a way to lose weight, get ou

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so about my week

so about my week

10 June 2008

So I still seem to lacking the motivation, time, I dunno why I don’t post much lately? But anyway, here are a few highlights about my week. Mostly it had to do with a fantastic Saturday of kicki

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Snowshoe Race

Snowshoe Race

13 January 2008

So what an insane week. Just about everything that could have gone wrong in the first half did. I was still really tired from the holidays, Canyon was sick, I’m trying to find a new home, etc. I

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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&