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  • When Was The Last Time You Did Something For The First Time?

    University life is pretty wonderful. As a student, I have access to so many free and low-cost resources that aren’t necessarily easy to come by outside of the university bubble. Health services,…

  • STSS 3: Cardiac Output & Stroke Volume

      Want to run stronger, longer? Time to give that ticker of yours some TLC!

  • My Fave Muffins.

    Who doesn’t enjoy a good muffin? These ones are my favorite!    Not only do they make a great little post-workout snack, but they’re easy to make and they taste pretty darn…

  • The Highway to Health

    So I’m taking a course this semester called ‘Highway to Health.’ I know. It’s a jazzy title. It’s essentially a survey course on topics in health: nutrition, exercise, sleep, relationships, spirituality, drugs,…

  • 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…

  • 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?

  • 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…

  • Kalli’s Quick Hits:02 Mind if I knit you a sweater, while I run?

    Our Canadian Correspondent shares a story about knitting WHILE marathoning.  Seriously, who thinks of this stuff. There are jogglers, those who juggle and run and we thought that was wild.  Kalli sure seems…