After attempting a couple obstacle races, you may find yourself looking to go the distance. One of the things you will soon learn about is the drop bag. To put it simply, a drop bag is a small bag you put items you will need during the race.
I am about one month out from the 2014 IFBB Bikini International at the Arnold Sports Festival. My prep, thus far, has been going pretty smoothly, and I am right on track.
It’s been a month since the new year began, and most people have already lapsed on their goals for 2014. As a result, the machines, weights, and space should be open again for regular gym goers to go about their normal routines.
Quinoa has made its way into the health food market in the last couple of years. Originally known to the Inca as the “mother seed” and considered sacred, quinoa has been a staple food for many cultures for more than 5,000 years. Today it’s known as a “superfood” and has exploded onto the market in natural markets, farm-to-market restaurants, and even into some snack bars.
Fresh and frozen are two words that normally aren’t put together when it comes to classifying food. Most look down the frozen aisle and see a sea of processed foods. However this winter, look to the frozen aisle for some of those out-of-season fruits and vegetables.
Training outside in the winter can be a challenge, thanks to snow, ice and extreme temperatures. If you are looking for a low impact, indoor training switch-up, look no further than a rower.
Some call it the world’s healthiest food, others refer to it as a super food. Either way, kale is a leafy green all athletes should incorporate into their diets.
Your racing season doesn’t have to end just because the temperatures are dropping. Here are a few tips to get you through those cold weather races and training days
A nighttime run can be a great adventure, but it requires a little more preparation than running in the daylight. Below are some of the top safety tips for running in the dark.
As the weather quickly turns to winter, training outside is not always an option. It’s time to head to the gym and come up with different creative workouts to keep training unique, fun, and challenging. For me, it’s time to do speed work in a less traditional sense and continue to build muscle and endurance. It’s the time of year I make friends with the Airdyne bike.