As a kid I was like a real life Pippy Longstocking: independent, fearless, messy. I dressed in black leggings and an oversized tshirt with my school mascot on it almost every day, and didn’t give a shit. Clothing was nothing more than a way to cover my body and I had no interest in dressing to impress. My body was a tool for action and exploring my limits, and I didn’t understand how clothing could amplify it’s potential.
Racing this month? Before you toe the starting line, make sure your hips are ready to go the distance. While you're tapering, it's super important to keep moving your hips through functional range of motion. Hit up this 15-minute video in the days leading up to your race to keep your hips mobile and fluid, and to help mitigate booty lock — you know what I'm talking about.