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  • Turns Out I was a Drug Addict…. What I did about it and the unexpected results

    Clawing my way out! My first step on my journey to “getting my groove back” was supposed to be conquering insomnia and getting a good night’s sleep.  But…  I stumbled upon a…

  • STSS 2: Resting Heart Rate

      Endurance athletes tend to have a lower resting heart rate than the average person. What’s up with that?

  • Making Peace With Winter

    My name is Kalli Frissell, I was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and I hate the cold.   I HATE IT.   Or, at least I thought I did.   Though I think…

  • My Terrifying and Exciting Dive Into… Pool Running!

    Let’s talk about bravery.  Being ‘brave’ doesn’t mean you will or should be fearless. To me, being brave is a) acknowledging that a fear exists, b) breaking it down into its component…

  • “You can’t go too far, you are never too old.” Marshall Ulrich

    Photo credit: Rick Barraff Marshall Ulrich has done some of the most amazing feats of endurance in the world.  Some of them, beyond comprehension.  And that’s his mission. To prove that anything…

  • STSS 1: Cortisol — The Stress Hormone

        Cortisol… that has something to do with stress, right?   You’ve probably heard of cortisol before. What is this hormone, and why is it important in the athlete’s body?

  • What no one else does!

    What they don’t do. It’s a saturated world out there.  Saturated marketplace, social media, competition in athletics, and everywhere else you look.  It’s overwhelming.  It stifles creativity and work ethic.  There is…

  • Why I Fight – Some Thoughts on How to Get Your Groove Back ….

    Fighting to get my Groove Back My biggest challenge as a new athlete is truly understanding what that encompasses.  I get what it is to train hard and know what it is to…

  • Team SISU podcast – Kit Klein / GORUCK

    It’s a match made in heaven. Team SISU, known for designing an event and then spending some more time thinking of ways to break the participants even more and Goruck, a company…

  • Sweating The Small Stuff

    Our bodies are supremely complex, ridiculously cool machines! As I’m learning more about the body, it’s becoming clear to me that when I ignore mine, it’s pretty easy to blow off ‘good…