The fascia is connective tissue that looks like a web structure. It keeps the organs, muscles and stabilizes everything inside the body. When you have tightness in the body you most likely will have tight fascia not just muscle. When the fascia is tight it can lead to injury or sub-maximal performance. Self-myofascial release also […]
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When you’re a runner getting, an injury is a problem. Adding stability work to your training program is a great way to avoid knee, ankle or hip injuries. Working on stability can help keep your gait balanced and keep you strong during your runs. Doing stability work develops strength in the little helper muscles that […]
Running can be taxing on the body and when we get tired during a run we can start to fall apart. Strength training is something that a lot of runners don’t do because they’re afraid of becoming big and slow. This can’t be farther from the truth. The reason why you put on mass while […]
Building power is an important component for any athlete but many people in the sport of running skip power training because they don’t think it will help them with the sport of running. I’ve meet many runners that skip strength training and power work thinking that it will get in the way of their goals. […]
Fiber is an important part of your diet because it helps you feel full but more importantly it provides an optimal environment for gut health. Fiber also helps regulate blood sugar and keeps cholesterol in check. Getting fiber in your diet is not easy if you’re not eating the right foods. We’ve put together a […]
I came across this shoe when I ran into a sore Achilles tendon. Usually I run in zero drop shoes but sometimes running with this style of shoe can put a lot of stress on the Achilles tendon. While making the Achilles tendon and calf muscles stronger can be a good thing getting Achilles tendonitis […]
If you like to workout at home, you might be interested in using the TRX suspension trainer. The biggest problem with working out at home for my clients is that they don’t have room or money for costly gym equipment in the house. The TRX suspension trainer is designed to be able to do a […]
Working out at the gym can be hard because we’re busier than ever. Being able to exercise from home is a good solution if you don’t have the time to hit the gym. Many people think they need fancy equipment to get a good workout and this keeps them going to the gym but the […]
Going to the gym can be hard when you have a busy lifestyle. Even if your busy you want to stay in shape. One of the most important parts of the body to work is the legs because this area burns the most calories and stronger legs make you a better athlete over all. Working […]
If you’re a runner, Cross Fitter or you like to lift heavy you’ve most likely have had an injury before. A few days ago, in the afternoon I was doing deadlifts 3 sets of 4 315 pounds after a 10-mile run that morning. Currently I am training for 2 marathons in the spring and I […]