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A Safe Space in a War Zone

By Dana Ayers This year held a big change for my normal workout routine and me; I have been deployed overseas with our military. Now I’m somewhere in Afghanistan and find myself re-learning lessons about the importance of fitness against ...

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Maximizing Recovery: The Gains Occur in the Rest

By Brian Beatty Recovery happens after activity and training.  We spend a lot of time creating very specific training and activity schedules carefully crafted for maximum improvement and goal achievement. Having a training plan and being disciplined to it is ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Cross Training for Running

By Kristen Sieber The purpose of cross training into a running program or training schedule is to enhance the strength, the endurance, and overall well being of your fitness and health. But, use caution when incorporating cross training so it ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Dynamic Stretches Can Boost Running Performance Try These Moves Before and After Your Run

Looking to up your running game? Try adding dynamic stretches to your warm-up routine. Dynamic stretching, performed in motion, before exercise helps runners stay injury-free and improves functional range of motion. Static stretching, performed while at rest, is generally not ...

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TRIATHLON – Training For The Swim… on Dry Land!

By Justin Loss, PT, DPT For many triathletes, unless you grew up a swimmer, the swim can be the most challenging event in a triathlon. This challenge isn’t exclusive to racing, it also applies to training. With running and biking, ...

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TRAINING – Finish Your First Triathlon!

By Brian Diaz New year. New goals. I love this time of year when people are so dedicated to making changes for the better in their lives. Many add physical challenges or events to target in the coming months, some ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Stable Core, Smooth Pedaling

By Brian Beatty Many of us can relate to the experience of grinding away on the bike… whoomph, whoomph, whoomph… only to passed by someone turning over the steady drone tone of wrrrrrrrrrrrr. The steady tone of the rubber on ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Plan for Your Best Year Ever

By Catherine Duncan We are beginning a new year, and it’s time to think about how to maximize our potential and get the most out of our workouts.  Whether you are a competitive endurance athlete or recreational participant, it pays ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Triathlon Safety: What You Can Do to Avoid Becoming a Statistic

By Thomas Henson, Jr. It used to be that only ultra-elite athletes would even consider participating in a triathlon. Now, the sport is mainstream. According to USA Triathlon, total membership (which includes one-day participants) in 2013 was more than 550,000—four ...

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RUNNING – Is It Better to Run for Miles or Time?

By David Cross One of the most common questions I get as a holistic running coach is: Is it better to train by minutes or by tracking miles? It’s a question many runners think about, but like almost everything in running, ...

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