The mission was clear: complete 50 Ironman-distance triathlons in 50 days to raise money for an orphanage in Haiti. But Friday, four days into her Woman of Iron challenge, Ashley Horner stopped.
She had already completed her 2.4-mile swim that morning and transitioned to her bike. Feeling nauseous 10 miles into the 112-mile ride, Horner unclipped and dismounted from her bike on the side of a Delaware road, where she proceeded to vomit. “I think I puked like five times. Uncontrollably. It was everything I had in me,” she said. Read more
Stress fractures are common overuse injuries of bone that occur due to an accumulation of bone damage from repetitive activities. Proper diagnosis and treatment are critical for recovery and a safe return to training. Read more