DNF

Reframing DNFs (Did Not Finish) in Ultrarunning

By Corrine Malcolm, CTS Expert Coach, Ultrarunning Host for the Trainright Podcast When we think of DNFs (Did Not Finish), we often think of devastation or failure. We get hung up on goals not achieved and expectations not met. We wallow. Sometimes we move on quickly, but other times we pick at ourselves like a scab, asking: …

heat illness

Heat and Athletes: The Science of Performance and Safety when it gets Hot

By Corrine Malcolm CTS Coach and Exercise Physiologist Human beings are inherently inefficient. Only a fraction of the work athletes do ends up propelling them down the road, up the mountain or through the water. The rest just of that work generates heat, which has to go somewhere. Normally, the body is reasonably good at …