Nutrition and Training Equal Athletic Performance

As you work to achieve your fitness goals, don’t forget the importance of implementing an effective nutritional strategy.  According to Joe Friel, Triathlon Coach, this can be kept simple by applying these three key approaches to your nutrition strategy. Eliminate processed foods from your diet. Obtain the majority of your energy needs from whole fruits, […]

11-05-18 Monday Run and Core Workout

“I no longer look at every reflection of myself and see a map of disappointments. I see vigor.  An organic rumble of..energy. I stand straighter.  I breathe deeper.  My heart opens.” ~Lisa Funderburg   Today’s workout is a 30 minute run followed with 100 crunches then 10 minutes of stretching.

Pack physical activity into your vacation

Pack physical activity into your vacation Check out these ideas from the Mayo Clinic and learn how to fit in fitness and make it fun no matter where you are! Whatever your destination, a vacation provides plenty of opportunities for fitness. The key? Fit physical activity into your plans — and make it fun! Plan […]

5 tips for a better night’s sleep

5 tips for a better night’s sleep Sleep is a critical part of managing stress and making healthy choices. Get a restful night’s sleep with these tips from the Mayo Clinic. Sleep is a remarkably productive and critical part of life; it’s the time when the brain and body recharge for another day. Yet, most […]

4: Michelle Wall: Learn how this supermom prioritizes her health and family

On this episode we speak with Michelle Wall and learn how she manages her busy, supermom life with four children with the youngest having autism. Michelle shares with us her life philosophy about how you can be a victim or you can be a hero, it’s your choice.   Listen in and hear how she […]

Spartan Saturday Trail Runs

Spartan Saturday Trail Runs at Elachee Nature Center There aren’t many paved roads on Spartan courses. To prepare, it’s best to go trail running once a week if you can. The more irregular the terrain you run on the more you will develop your stabilizing muscles and agility. Go slow, be careful, but challenge yourself. […]

8 weeks to Spartan Race Training

Training for a Reebok Spartan Race is no joke. Consider the months-long, cardiovascular training programs that go into a standard 5k, 10k or half-marathon. Now think about the 15 to 30 obstacles that will challenge your strength, balance and coordination in addition to your endurance during a Spartan Race. Your approach to training has to be different. […]

Team Radosta Spartan Race Challenge

Training for a Reebok Spartan Race is no joke. Consider the months-long, cardiovascular training programs that go into a standard 5k, 10k or half-marathon. Now think about the 15 to 30 obstacles that will challenge your strength, balance and coordination in addition to your endurance during a Spartan Race. Your approach to training has to be different. […]

Grit or Grits?

Grit or Grits? from  Spartan Race Through persistence of effort we accomplish our goals. Physical fitness and good health isn’t accomplished with a single, monumental effort. They are attained by consistent, focused, strenuous effort.  Angela Duckworth, a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, has conducted research on high achievers and has determined that the human […]

Re-energizing Your Exercise Program

Re-energizing Your Exercise Program By John Wildman for Laird Hamilton If you want to have a successful fitness program, the better starting point is to first focus on the way you think about exercise, and how to properly prepare mentally in order to make certain you achieve 100% of the results you are looking for. […]