WOMEN ATHLETES GET REAL ABOUT MENTAL WELL-BEING DURING COVID-19

Mental well-being can be a key benefit of an endurance sports lifestyle. At Poppy Sports we champion many different aspects about women and sport. First and foremost, there are the clear physical and mental benefits. We develop these concepts, coaching women to understand the power sport can have in other areas of their lives and…

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RESOURCES FOR PLANT-BASED ATHLETES

By Melanie Mitchell More and more athletes are educating themselves and adopting a plant-based approach to nutrition and fueling for training. Contrary to constant reminders, plant-based nutrition is not deficient in protein – if you eat the right mix of nutrients. At Poppy Sports we are plant-lovers.  This writer might not be 100% plant-based, but most…

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OUTSPOKEN: WOMEN IN TRIATHLON SUMMIT

Outspoken: Women in Triathlon Summit Reporting from the Outspoken Conference. They say all roads lead to Rome – meaning all paths lead to the center of things – or literally the city of Rome in ancient times, when all roads actually did.  In women’s triathlon our ‘road to Rome’ led us to Tempe for the…

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Interview with Sally Bergesen from Oiselle running apparel

Interview by Laura Romeo, fan of the Lori running short As you know, I am a big fan of Oiselle running apparel. Before joining Poppy Sports as a blogger, I never knew they existed. It’s a shame, really, because I missed out on great products for a long time. I had the privilege to ask…

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Team Laura’s Top Seven Marathon Training Tips

by Laura Romeo, our marathon-bound blogger While I’m no official marathon training coach, I like to think I know a thing or two about training for races, especially the longer ones. I can safely say that I’m doing much better this time than the last time I trained for a marathon. So, if you’re preparing…

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Oiselle Running Apparel – Lightweight, Colorful, Comfortable

Oiselle Running Apparel for Women – Lightweight, Colorful, Comfortable Post by Laura Romeo, Poppy Sports runner and blogger Let’s talk about Oiselle.  Now here is a an athletic brand designed for running women, that takes into account the importance of lightweight products, bright colors, and comfort. Just the fabric alone of one of Oiselle’s products…

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