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THE ULTIMATE 6 PART HIP AND CORE PREP WARM-UP

Healthy hips and a strong core are at the center of every resilient athlete. Here's a 6-part warm-up routine that you can incorporate prior to your strength training to properly prepare your hips and core for long-term health and athletic success.

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FITNESS TRACKERS FOR RUNNERS: WORTH THE INVESTMENT?

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FITNESS TRACKERS FOR RUNNERS: WORTH THE INVESTMENT?

In a recent article by the New York Times, the use of activity trackers for marathon training was discussed, with the author ultimately concluding it wasn’t for them. While some interesting points were brought up, such as the importance of focusing on how you’re feeling, recovering, and eating, instead of relying on a tracker are valid, there was much left out of the discussion that is worth considering.

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TIRED OF JETLAG?

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TIRED OF JETLAG?

Jet lag, or desynchronosis, is a physiological condition that impacts the body’s circadian rhythms.  It manifests as headaches, nausea, disorientation, fatigue and general malaise as a result of crossing multiple timelines at a faster rate than the body can adjust.  The body’s circadian rhythms regulates things such as when we sleep, eat and our temperature.  This biological clock is determined by external factors such as light and dark periods of each day.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT VITAMINS

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THE TRUTH ABOUT VITAMINS

A few years ago it was vitamin D that everyone was low in, lately magnesium is the deficiency du jour. Have you ever heard a news report about how most people are deficient in a vitamin or mineral and then rushed to the supplement aisle to load up on it in pill form?
 

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