Up on Belle Lap we have a really valuable blog post from University of Colorado Graduate and savvy ROLL recovery social media chic, Jenny DeSouchet. Jenny discusses the options for runners after college and speaks up about the balance between training and your career. Find out what she has experienced throughout the whole post college process.
Erin gives us her top 5 strength tips designed for distance runners!
Working on your strength foundations can help with efficient biomechanics, durability and injury prevention. There are lots of areas to work on but it’s always good to start with your trunk and hips. They stabilize the whole body and can make a huge difference to your performance.
A great personal blog post from Team Run Eugene Athlete Megan Patrignelli. Megan talks about her personal experience as a student- athlete on one of the top distance teams in the nation and covers the transitions through college, the changes that can happen from a positive mindset and how running can be impacted by happiness and self worth. An important read by a recent graduate that is having an accomplished post collegiate transition.
Photo: Tom Farrell
Nike athlete Hannah England is one of the top British 1500m runners. She has stamped her name on the international circuit with a world silver medal, 4th place finish in the 2013 world championships and multiple diamond league performances. Hannah’s focus on and off the track is one to be admired, she pursued a degree in biochemistry and experienced the NCAA system for a year at Florida state, where she won 2 NCAA titles, set an NCAA record and bagged some big PR’s in multiple events to kick start her career as a pro. We catch up with her and discover the inside scope of her journey in college and beyond.