Fitness Training

Runner’s Knee: Not Just For Runners

As I start planning my running season and training for the San Francisco Full marathon I can't help but immediately think about my poor IT bands and runner's knees.  I went on my first run of the season and my knees killed me! First, runners' knees can be all sorts of problems form IT band… Continue reading Runner’s Knee: Not Just For Runners

Healthy & Happy Life

The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 1

Going out for a run really isn't just going out for a run.  What I mean is, there are so many other things involved in running.  In gym class, the PE teacher would just say "give me a lap" or coach would make you run for conditioning. Nothing wrong with that but have you actually… Continue reading The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 1

Fitness Training

26.2 Miles: Anything Is Possible

One of the most amazing things about running a marathon is that you run against the distance, not against the other runners and not against the time.  Finishing a marathon is a life changing opportunity. When you cross the finish line you realize that anything is possible.  With every mile I run I am reminded… Continue reading 26.2 Miles: Anything Is Possible

HIIT Workouts

Weekly HIIT Workout

SweatCity Sprint Tabatas 4 Sets of Running Tabatas: eight (8) rounds of 20 second sprints/10 seconds rest Speed: 10 Incline: 0 six (6) rounds of 40 second sprint/20 seconds rest Speed: 9 Incline 0 four (4) rounds of 60 second sprint/30 seconds rest Speed 8.5 Incline: 1-2 three (3) rounds of 90 seconds sprint/45 seconds rest… Continue reading Weekly HIIT Workout

Healthy & Happy Life, HIIT Workouts

Weekly HIIT Workout

Here's another AMRAP HIIT workout for you to try.  This one is a killer.  The AMRAP is a little shorter this time so try to go all out with your speed and power.  Remember it's only for a few minutes so make each minute count.  You already made it to the gym you might as… Continue reading Weekly HIIT Workout

Fitness Training

Train the Same Remain the Same

As a fitness fanatic, I've been able to try many different types of workouts. Some I hated, some I thought were interesting, and some I absolutely loved.  If you are just starting out or you've been working out for your entire life it doesn't matter. CHANGE IT UP!  If you train the same you will… Continue reading Train the Same Remain the Same