On the 8th day of Rulon Rules, Coach Jen gave to me:

Get in a Flat Rubber Sole to lift! 

Sounds funny, right? You want the flattest shoe that you can imagine when you are lifting weights. I have seen some athletes wear no shoes at all. A flat rubber sole is the key to weight lifting, and this is where Chuck Converse come in. The flat sole allows the athlete to apply more force in the heel. I have seen some runners come into the gym with their Hoka One One on, and start lifting weights. I make them take off their running shoes. The gray ones are my staple in the gym:

Remember, the holidays are coming :) Hint, Hint: Amazon!

AUTHOR: Jen Rulon

I am Jen Rulon, a Coach, Kona Finisher and a Public Speaker. I’ve been coaching triathletes for 18+ years and I received my Masters in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. I train triathletes to reach their potential and coach triathlon coaches to successfully grow their businesses using my own proven methods. I currently work with women on finding their own voice and journey to finding their "Champion Status" in their own eyes! My knowledge has been featured in Triathlete Magazine, Runners World, on the TEDx Stage, the Health and Wellness Expo in San Antonio, TX, Men’s Journal Online, and the New York Times. I also practice what I preach — I’m a 15x Ironman Triathlete who participated in the World Championship in Kona, Hawaii on October 14, 2017.

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