“In order to be able to meet them where they are, I had to look my excuses dead in the face. I had to look really hard at what was holding me back mentally. I knew that if I just pretended it wasn’t so bad, and if I didn’t meet it head on, I knew it was going to continue to hold me back.”
Rhabdomyolysis, or “rhabdo” for short, is a condition caused by damage to skeletal muscle. There are several causes of rhabdo but the main ones pertaining to endurance athletes include exercise, crush injuries, heat stroke, hyperthermia, and hypokalemia.
on, it’s helpful to look back and evaluate how the previous season went through a variety of different lenses. Before setting new goals and moving forward, a comprehensive season review will help you set more appropriate, intentional goals. We (the coaches) review our own race seasons as we try to continue to improve as athletes, and we also review our seasons from a coaching perspective.