Let’s not think just about what the next season is and, by default, let it dictate what we do. Let’s not continue going from one race to the next, one season to the next, expecting change (an effect) that has not been caused. Instead, let’s think deeper about what we can start putting into practice this present season in order to positively effect the next.
There has been some hype lately regarding whether or not ice is effective for controlling inflammation. To take it one step further, do we even want to control that inflammation with Rest, Ice, Elevation, Compression (RICE)? - Dr. Snyder provides her insight into whether you should ice and injury or not.
At the time, I was competing at the highest level of success ever experienced within my running career. The season had just started and I had kicked it off with 5 podium victories, a VO2 engine that was stronger than ever and the exciting anticipation that I had just began to scratch the surface of what I was capable of. And then, like any great tragic irony (or so I thought at the time) I was struck with an injury that would alter the course of every single one of my goals. What I didn't know at the time was how it would also alter the course of my life.