All Articles by Anna Horsch: Page 2

Open-Faced Hash: A Recovery Meal by Jess Cerra

No matter how much I train, the day after a race, I’m spent. Putting everything I have into a multi-hour race can take a toll on my body, but one thing I’ve found really helps me get back out there is making sure I eat right in the 48 hours after a race. And one […]

Jess Cerra: Exercise Physiologist Turned Professional Athlete

Jess Cerra says “After graduating from the University of Montana with a bachelor’s in Exercise Science, I moved to San Diego to pursue a master’s in Exercise Physiology at San Diego State University. Endurance sport had always attracted me from both a scientific and personal perspective. When I moved to San Diego, I saw gangs […]

The Team Behind Gwen Jorgensen

Gwen Jorgensen is one truly talented athlete – two ITU Triathlete World Championship titles, an Olympic gold medal in triathlon – and now she has her eyes set on an Olympic gold in the marathon in 2020. Yes, Jorgensen is aiming to be the first female to win gold in two separate spring sports. It […]

Patrick Harten: An Air Traffic Controller Takes to the Streets

On January 15th, 2009, Patrick Harten guided US Airways Flight 1549 to its emergency landing in the Hudson River. Listen to his inspiring story as the air traffic controller to the “Miracle on the Hudson,” and his mental approach to endurance sports.  You can watch him, along with 50,000 other runners, race the TCS New […]

Want to Avoid Runner’s Gut?

It goes by many names. Runner’s Gut, Gut Bombs, Gut Rot, Runner’s Diarrhea, among other lovely monikers. No matter what name you give it, though, the struggle is real. According to a 2009 study, up to 50 percent of runners have experienced the dreaded kicked-in-the-stomach feeling that accompanies a long or high-intensity run. Not only […]

Nick Youngquest: Finding a New Motivation Following Retirement

Nick Youngquest, a former professional rugby player, is running the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon in support of Team For Kids. Hear more of what’s motivated Youngquest in this video, and watch him race the TCS New York City Marathon on November 4 at 9 a.m. EST. It will be broadcasted on ABC 7 […]

The Unstoppable Lyn Licciardello

It was 1977, and Lyn Licciardello wondered why men should get to have all the fun. “My wonderful husband, Tom, had started distance running while I was pregnant with my second child,” recalls Licciardello. “He ran the Maryland Marathon in December, qualifying for the Boston Marathon. I brought our daughters, ages three and six months, […]

Eating Real Performance Foods

My paths into cycling, private catering, and entrepreneurship are far from typical and inseparably intertwined. Few, if any, people can say they have raced around the world as a paid athlete while concurrently managing a private catering business and an energy bar company. But striking the balance between these three facets of my life has […]