You open your computer and see pictures of your friends high fiving at the end of a finish line of a 5km, or you scroll through Instagram and see photos of friends who spent the weekend running through the forest. Man, I wish I could do that, you think as you settle into another rerun of friends.

Well, guess what? You can!  

How do I know that? Experience. I didn't grow up an elite runner, I'm just an average person who has run nearly every distance on any terrain because I wanted to, so I did. And so can you.

I'm Hilary, and I believe anyone can run farther or faster than they thought possible with the right training. With over a decade of experience combined with multiple certifications, I'll teach you everything you need to toe the line with confidence! 

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Racing is about more than the high of crossing a finish line. It's the experience of energy, the sense of accomplishment, the excitement, and the community. Rugged Conditioning is a race prep program that goes beyond a one size fits all training program. We look at your specific training needs and tailor each workout based on where you're at physically and what is going on in your life outside of training. Whether you want to cross the finish line of a 5km for the first time, or finish a 50km race in the trails, I can get you there.

My philosophy:

There’s more to running than staring at your watch and tracking speed, distance, and time.

During our time together I want to go beyond telling you how far and how fast to run each day. I want to teach you how to understand your body, your training, your nutrition, and ultimately feel ready to train intuitively. Each day you’ll learn how your body is responding to the different types of workouts and how fast you can recover. As you gain experience, you’ll learn how to trust your body and know when to push distance or intensity, and when to pull back and rest.

Ultimately, my goal is that one day you'll call me up and fire me. That you'll have the confidence all on your own to take off down the road or into the forest with no watch, and no plan.


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Race Coaching

New! I'm so excited to have teamed up with Brite Coaching for the 2018 season! http://brite.coach 

"Brite Coaching offers a one-to-one coached experience utilizing our methodology, including a training plan tailored to your daily schedule, and unlimited communication and feedback with your coach."

Find more info on Brite Coaching and next steps here:  

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Strength Training

 

Strength training is essential for racing long term, and injury free. The strength training programs differ depending if we are in race season or off season. This is also a great program if you're looking to use the off season to focus on gaining strength and improving body composition before next season..                              

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Mindset Training

 

They key to racing successfully is mental toughness. Endurance races take you to dark places. Short races can be a constant battle with burning legs. How will you react when your mind says no? Mindset training is personalized one on one training to improve your ability to conquer the most difficult parts of a race.   


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