Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.
But whether you’re training for a specific even... Read more
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m... Read more
Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete.
By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe... Read more
Not to be TMI but I need a sports bra. I don't want to spend a ton cause I'm losing weight. But I can't find a standard size because my measurements are apparently not ordinary. Any hot leads?... Read more
How about them Cardinals??? 7 and 1, soon to be 8 and 1! Whoo hooo
Okay got my plug in!
Chatting with friends the other night and the topic of sports came up which segued into "Is it really a sport?
What do you think?
Is race care dr... Read more
I have started to jog at the sports park around the soccer fields. Cannot run the entire time, so now instead of walking breaks, I skip or side to side gallop! May look silly but it engages different muscle groups, a good break + keeps it fun! :) :)... Read more
I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. 6 Bad Excuses for OvereatingIf you're one who likes to rationalize your bad eating habits, you'll want to read this story. "But it's the weekend," &qu... Read more
OK, I must admit, I was looking for an article like this. There has been a disturbing trend in my mind. I've been hearing of runners dropping dead, I witnessed one drop dead, then you had Mr. Born to Run, Micah True turn up dead. Today I was looki... Read more
I think I found a group to train with! And not just for the SA Half Marathon. Little did I know ...right in my back yard ( YMCA) we have an Elite Runner who is sponsored by Brooks (my shoe) running the Y Endurance club! I met him today and he was... Read more
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