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Including the Core Band Press-out with Progression before and during your workouts, a few times each week, can help ensure that your core is activated and ready for the training session ahead.
The quadriceps are made up of 4 primary muscles that commonly have a lot of tightness and adhesions within them, especially in the large population of people who sit much of the day.
This is a great exercise that challenges your grip and single arm strength as well as the connection it has to your core.
The repetitive motion of running has a way of exposing every weakness and imbalance over time. Those impairments can quickly turn into an injury if not addressed. Some of the most common areas of injury in runners are the ankle & Achilles tendon.
Garmin’s AutoSync feature allows you to upload your training data to your Garmin Connect account and then it will automatically send that data, in about 10 seconds, to any other connected sites.
Foam Rolling can be done before a workout, during a workout, after a workout or throughout the day. There are a few key things to remember when foam rolling at these specific times. This article includes video tutorials for each area of the body.
These are great exercises to include in your training, whether an athlete or someone looking for general health in the hips, knees and foot & ankle.
Wahoo Fitness is a company that focuses on using the devices you already own, such as your iPhone or Android Device, to track and record all of your training data. With the powerful phones we have today, the Wahoo Fitness App is able to record your GPS track, distance, heart rate, elevation profile, wattage, cadence and much more.
The kettlebell swing is a movement that all athletes should include in their training and is for anyone looking to increase their general fitness and functional strength. You are training and conditioning the body as a whole. Everything from your cardiorespiratory to grip strength will be challenged.
With the off season fast approaching for many, the most important thing an athlete can do at this time of year is re-evaluate their rest & recovery (R&R). Look back and reflect on your achievements as well as the races or workouts that didn't exactly go as planned. Ask yourself, could you have done better with your rest & preparation?
Your Threshold is simply the hardest possible effort you can sustain for 60 minutes straight. Your average heart rate, power and pace for this effort is your threshold. To do a 60 minute all out effort is extremely challenging and is not necessary. A shorter 20 minute test can be done to establish your threshold.
Your Power and Heart Rate Training Zones are essential for you as an athlete to ensure that your truly making your hard days hard and your easy days easy. Establishing your zones will increase the efficacy of your training and prescribed workouts so that you are training at the right intensity levels for maximum results.
Push-Ups are a great way to strengthen your core while enhancing upper body strength. The push-ups in the video demonstrate the involvement of the core for stabilization and performance. These are just a few examples.
Foam Rolling or Self Myofascial Release (SMR) is a form of self-induced massage therapy of your muscles and fascia. Mike Clark and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (N.A.S.M) were the one’s to bring serious attention to how Foam Rolling can help correct imbalances, decrease over active tissues and...
For an athlete to take full advantage of their training and maximize their performance, it is essential to become familiar with and Rate your Perceived Exertion.
Training ropes offers a great opportunity for overall conditioning and strengthening. Its a great training tool for athletes searching for motivating & challenging ways to attack their fitness.