Category: Running

The Best Running Training Plan to Get Faster: Slow Down, Speed Up

Polarized Training is Best Running Training Plan To Maximize Your Time Runners like to run. And the conventional wisdom has always been to run lots. As many miles as possible in a week. Research seems to indicate that a solid running training plan to get faster is a polarized model: go slow and go fast.…

Finding a Cycling, Running Coach to Crush Your Next Adventure Goals

Choosing Simple Endurance Means You Want to Focus on the Process of Training, Not Just Results Finding a cycling coach or a running coach to help you find your challenges and reach your biking, running, or endurance sport goals can be tough. You need to find someone who understands your goals, your needs, and your…

Run Less, Run Harder in Successful Endurance Training Plan

How to increase stamina for running to build aerobic capacity, strength, and speed One of the longest traditions in the world of running is to run lots and lots of miles to get faster and improve race times. But so many miles takes a lot of time and takes a toll on your body. What…

Discover New Strength and Mobility With Yoga Course

Yoga For Cyclists, Runners, and Others in a Six-Week Course to Strengthen Joints and Muscles First Class Free with Email Signup! Do your hips and back hurt after a workout? Does your lower back, shoulders, and/or neck hurt after a workout?  Is your posture getting worse as you bike more? Do your hips and shoulders…

Three Simple Ways to Find Motivation to Train with No Events

Is Training With No Events Discouraging?  Most of us need ways to find motivation to keep pushing ourselves in training with no events on the schedule. I’ve heard from so many clients at the gym that they lost motivation back in April, and can’t stomach the idea of starting over again. So they do little…

Unlock How Cycling Helps You Crush Your Weight Loss Goals

Bicycling and Other Endurance Sports Can Help Us With Our Physical, Mental, and Emotional Fitness Riding a bicycle keeps me sane. No, really. Ask my wife. If I go more than a few days without pedaling a bicycle, I get a “little irritable.” She’s being kind. Cycling has always had a huge mental, physical, and…

Four Tested Ways to Improve Performance During Your Menstrual Cycle

Women Can Use Hormone Levels to Actually Improve Training During Their Menstrual Cycle One of the most useful ideas in Dr. Stacy Sims’ book Roar is that women don’t need to avoid or try to alter their menstrual cycle to perform at their best.  While the high-hormone pre-menstrual phase can cause more fatigue and a…

Your Butt is a Steering Wheel; Make Sure It’s Got Power!

Female Athletes Need a Strong Core for Stability, Mobility, and Strength How can women get a stronger core for increased stability and proper movement? Dr. Stacy Sims says that a strong core (abs, obliques, glutes, hips, and back) is essential to staying injury-free as well as perform your best. Women generate the majority of their…

Want to Feel Better as an Older Person? Lift Weights!

Weight Training for Older Cyclists and Runners Brings Better Health, Bone Strength, and Mobility Joan MacDonald was 70 years young when she started working out to deal with high blood pressure and acid reflux. Now look at her! Mike Harrington went to a personal trainer at 69-years-young to deal with weight gain and improve his…

Your Post-Workout Yoga Routine is Powerful Tool For Improved Recovery

Yoga has so many benefits for runners and cyclists. When you use yoga for recovery, it’s a great tool for creating some movement to counter tight hip flexors, shoulders, and neck. Yoga is great for building strength and mobility. We spend a lot of time moving forward in one plane. Yoga strengthens twisting and lateral…

Joy the Downward Dog Has Fitness Goals. Do You?

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