Cross Training for Injured Athletes

Cross Training

When an injury throws a wrench in your training plans you may find yourself feeling helpless as you watch your hard-earned fitness slowly fade away.

However, depending on the type of injury you are experiencing there are multiple cross training routines available that can help you maintain fitness while you wait to be cleared to run.

Although many runners find cross training to be boring, getting in an alternative workout session is not only good for the body, but good for ...

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How to Train for a Triathlon

Training for a Triathlon

Triathlons are considered by many to be the ultimate showcase of speed, endurance, strength, and athleticism, so it is of no surprise that more and more people are competing in triathlons each year. However, knowing how to train for a triathlon can be tough, as most people are only proficient in one or two of the three sports. Besides upping the ante in swimming, biking, and running, potential triathletes must practice efficient fueling and transitions in order ...

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Best Foods for Hydration

Best Foods For Hydration

Not a fan of continually drinking water and tea? The good news is that many foods promote hydration and can be used to supplement your water intake. While you still have to drink water, with these foods you can drink less and hydrate more! Here are some of the best foods for hydration.

Watermelon
According to a recent study conducted by the University of Aberdeen Medical School, certain foods are more hydrating than water. Not surprisingly, watermelon was ...

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DOs and DONTs for the Beginning Runner

Advice for the Beginning Runner

To an outsider, the running community can appear quirky at best and cultish at worst. Let’s just say that when legions of people wake up during the pre-dawn hours just to don spandex, look like they are in incredible amounts of pain for extended periods of time, and do so only to receive a free bagel and an orange at the finish line, well … maybe the misconceived perception of runners is understandable. As a beginning ...

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Importance of Core Exercises for Runners

Core Exercises for Runners

If you have ever spectated a marathon from start to finish, you are likely aware of the carnage that takes place the last 6 or so miles. Runners that began the race with pep in their step and upright form often finish dragging their legs and looking hunched over. However, the runners who win marathons typically have the same form from start to finish, and are even able to run blazing splits during that last quarter mile. ...

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