Brick Workout Training for Triathletes

Have you ever heard someone refer to a brick workout? Not sure what exactly that means, or how to start incorporating it into your triathlon training? Well here’s some background on the brick workout and how to work it into your routine. Continue reading Brick Workout Training for Triathletes

Which Exercise Classes are Right for You?

Looking for the right group exercise classes is a little bit like shopping. If you don’t have a specific item in mind, wandering the aisles of a store can be overwhelming. Similarly, reading the descriptions on a group exercise schedule can quickly become a confusing mix of adjectives and exclamation points, making it hard to choose the best option for you if you don’t have a specific exercise goal you’re trying to achieve.

As any experienced shopper will tell you, the way to have the most success is to have a clear idea of what you want before you walk in the door. When presented with a myriad of exercise options, it’s easy to make an “impulse buy.” If you make too many decisions that don’t fit your needs or goals, you might lose your motivation altogether!

So, how can you be more efficient with your time at your health club and foster your excitement about the potential exercise has for you? Continue reading Which Exercise Classes are Right for You?

Why Your Running Program Isn’t Helping You Get Faster

Running is a sport that is growing at a rapid rate. I think it’s wonderful that so many individuals are taking to the pavement and trails, setting goals and getting more active. As the trend grows, there’s no shortage of groups and clubs to help you get started. In fact, most any running store has a running club or group to help you prepare for an event, whether it be 5K, 10K, half or full marathon. This is a great place to start and keep motivated, as well as be held accountable for your goal. Continue reading Why Your Running Program Isn’t Helping You Get Faster

Pre and Post Race Nutrition Tips

Without a doubt, what you eat and when you eat affects your athletic and race performance. A wisely selected sports diet can help you be stronger, train harder, and compete better. Use the following sports nutrition tips to help optimize your performance. Continue reading Pre and Post Race Nutrition Tips

Transitioning from Indoor to Outdoor Exercise

Spring is in full swing, and you are now starting to shift your focus from the treadmill stationary bike to outdoor exercise options. As tempting as it is to lace up your new shoes or fill those tires, there are some things to keep in mind while making the transition, and avoiding injury. Continue reading Transitioning from Indoor to Outdoor Exercise