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

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How To Enjoy Cardio

Are you a believer that #CardioisHardio?  Do you dread doing cardio at the gym?  To no surprise, you are not alone.  Even if you like cardio there are some days where you just don't want to do it!  We all know that we should do cardio, we all know the benefits of cardio but there… Continue reading How To Enjoy Cardio

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The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 2

If you are reading this chances are you are either already a runner or want to be a runner.  Part one focused on overall training in order to run with strength and good form to prevent injuries and chaffing.  Let's move on to some other UGLY truths about running. Let's talk about the DREADED port-a-potties!… Continue reading The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 2

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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

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Simple Marathon Training Plan

"He who fails to plan is planing to fail" - Sir Winston Churchill  Marathon Training Plans are like resume writing.  Everyone has an opinon on what is the best way.  As long as you go out and hit those long distance runs that's what counts. -Chill PLAN FOR WHAT WORKS FOR YOU AND YOUR BODY! Here… Continue reading Simple Marathon Training Plan

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

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