Category: Injury Healing

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Improve your sport t...

Improve your sport t...

07 December 2015

Mindfulness For Athletes  Mindfulness can be defined and applied in various ways. The general definition is connecting as a way to maintain a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings a

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Mindful Integration ...

Mindful Integration ...

14 August 2015

Mindful Integration in Sport and Life!  How would you like to improve your training, racing, work and family life in a flawlessly integrated and balanced manner? You can learn to be mindful and ex

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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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The Tao of Rachel...

The Tao of Rachel...

13 May 2011

On rare occasion I am able to start writing about my race experience before I race. Today is like that. I continue to be amazed at how I get to my events. Today I owe it to many as always for getting

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A Beautiful Day

A Beautiful Day

09 November 2010

You know those days that are so flawless, amazing, surreal? When you have to keep checking if you are dreaming or if this is really happening? Saturday was one of those. I have been training intensely

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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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Down and Out

Down and Out

26 October 2009

I have celebrated and cherished the last couple of months finally seeing health, fitness, and my inner light improve. Everything has been going up! This last Wednesday put another dent in my progress.

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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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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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Believe

Believe

11 June 2009

This is a picture of me last July right after the Downieville bike race in California. So dirty, so tired, so happy and full of life. I miss that strength. I miss that shining light. All I wanted to d

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Coming Back

Coming Back

10 June 2009

Since last July, I have had a difficult time all of the way around. From being debilitated by parasites and injuries through the last half of 2008 to finally realizing I am not invincible in the first

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End of March?

End of March?

24 March 2009

Ok. Now this is getting crazy. My year is flying by and I seem to have missed the break. I am working on bridging back and getting on board. I am creating a cool website for athletes looking for healt

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Last weekend’s...

Last weekend’s...

06 November 2008

So check out the Ladies on Wheels site for my take on the races from last weekend. I wrote the race report for them! Other than that, good things are coming back except for the fact it is snowy and so