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, […]

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 […]

April GetFit BootCamp Starts Friday

  At TEAM RADOSTA GETFIT BOOTCAMP, we believe in inspiring others to achieve their goals. Whether your goal is to live a healthier lifestyle by making small changes to your everyday life or improving your current fitness level GetFit BootCamp can help you every step of the way! GetFit BootCamp offers nutritional guidance in addition […]

Hurt but Happy: Managing the Emotional Impact of an Injury

  Hurt but Happy: Managing the Emotional Impact of an Injury Kristine Sheedy, PhD If you’re an athlete (at any level), injuries are difficult to avoid.They can happen regardless of how strong, flexible, agile, or careful you are. If you’re an athlete over the age of 40, you’re at even higher risk.Some athletes can take […]

Mid-life, Menopause, and Spartan Mud Racing

Mid-life, Menopause, and Mud Racing: Make a Spartan Race Part of Your Mid-Life Quest KristineSheedy, PhD 10/16/2015 Recently, at the age of 46, I decided to sign up for my first Spartan Race, an 8.5 mile Super Spartan in Union Point, Georgia. Feeling excited and determined, I went to Spartan.com and registered. Shortly thereafter, I […]

STARVE FEAR, FEED COURAGE

  “Negativity destroys performance, so it is crucial to train to move from witnessing negative thoughts to starving them and feeding the positive. This is the specific process: I. Witness negativity. II. Interdict, or stop, the negative thoughts with a power statement. III. Redirect your mind with self-talk and imagery to something positive and productive […]