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How to Avoid Putting on Weight During the Off Season

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  1. Do not eat out of emotion.  Emotional eating is what causes you to choose the sugary treat over the salad or eat when you’re really not hungry. Ask yourself “If this was a salad/apple/something healthy, would I still want to eat it?” If  the answer is yes, then go eat one of those…

7 Tips to Transition from the Road to the Trail

Trail running is a great way to start or renew your passion for running.  By abandoning the city streets and heading up to the trails, you leave behind the traffic, the noise, the dirty air, and the chaos of city life.  You are then transported to a quite, serene, challenging, beautiful place to run and…

Daily Hydration: Why should runners drink water? (Part 1)

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If you’re a runner —and especially if you’re a runner that lives in the Utah desert— drinking water is not optional. Besides being critical to blood circulation and body temperature regulation, here are three (perhaps surprising) reasons why staying hydrated should be a part of your running program from now on: 1) Dehydration equals drowsiness. Yes,…

Essential off season leg stability work

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Joint issues are very common among endurance athletes, but the good news is that you can dramatically reduce your chance of getting those kinds of injuries! Strengthening weak muscles, stretching tight ones and relieving muscle tension should become not just an off season, but year round mantra of anyone who doesn’t want to get injured.…

Trigger Point Therapy Kit-help at home

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No matter what time of year it is, athletes, active people and gym goers all have the same problem to deal with, muscles that get tight and cause problems! Now is always a good time to start getting rid of some of these problem areas. Wouldn’t it be great if we all could go to…

Is it Harmful to Heel Strike While Running?

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  Check out this interesting article! Is It Harmful to heel Strike While Running? Knowing that each body has it’s own unique movement pattern, we are determined to carry the right options in biomechanical analysis, Shoes, Inserts and Socks. A solid movement base means more comfort, better performance and less injuries when you workout! Sign…

10 Week Sprint Triathlon Training Plan

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Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 1 Swim 30 Bike 30 Run 30 Swim 30 Bike 30 BRICK B 30/R 30 OFF 2 Swim 30 Bike 45 Run 30 Swim 30 Bike 45 BRICK B 30/R 30 OFF 3 Swim 45 Bike 45 Run 30 Swim 30 Bike 45 BRICK B 45/R 30…

12 Week Half Marathon Training Plan

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This half marathon training program is designed for anyone who has the goal of finishing a half marathon and is not concerned about how fast their time will be. Runners who start this program need to be averaging at least 15 miles per week before starting. The key to this program is to follow the…
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