Staying Fit Through Injury

Sprained ankles are nothing new to any other derby player. It sucks, but that doesn't mean all your cross training goes to waste. Since I'm currently dealing with a nasty sprained ankle, I've been using Booty Quake's Gun Show Workout. It's great for first thing in the morning or something to do at practice while my... Continue Reading →

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A Chance to Vent

You have a medical issue. You go to the doctor, describe your issue, explain your derby lifestyle, only to receive some weird blanket diagnosis that clearly doesn't apply to an athlete. How many of us have gone through this? Probably a lot of us. I've had good doctors, okay doctors, and why-the-hell-did-you-go-into-the-medical-profession doctors. The first... Continue Reading →

Smooth derby player: pre and post practice smoothies

Earlier this week, I asked people on my Facebook and Twitter to share some of their favorite pre and post practice foods. The foods most people mentioned were sweet potatoes, kale chips, nuts, fruit, and granola bars. Two people said smoothies. I love smoothies! They are my favorite thing for both pre and post practice. Since I... Continue Reading →

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