Five Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

If you have never used a personal trainer, there is no time like the present to give it a try. Whenever possible, I try and work out with a trainer. In fact, once in a while I like to switch it up and try out different training programs and workouts to keep things fresh andContinue reading “Five Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer”

How to Fuel and Refuel Before and After a Triathlon

Tips and tricks for surviving a triathlon. A triathlon, as defined by Wikipedia is a multiple-stage competition involving three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines (mostly swimming, cycling, and running for a specific distance). Why would someone put themselves through this torture you ask? First off, you get bragging rights. It isn’t easy to swim, thenContinue reading “How to Fuel and Refuel Before and After a Triathlon”

Tips for Beginner Triathletes

Completing a triathlon is a huge accomplishment, but comes with it’s own risks. When it comes to life goals, I am a huge proponent of setting goals for every different aspect of your life, from your professional life, to your fitness. For those of you who don’t know, a triathlon is a multiple stage athleticContinue reading “Tips for Beginner Triathletes”

How to Train for a 5K in One Month

This handy 28-Day plan by will have you marathon-ready in just four weeks. If you are someone who battles with your weight, running a marathon is a great way to get your body used to regular exercise, or to celebrate a weight-loss victory. While the word ‘marathon’ may strike fear in the hearts ofContinue reading “How to Train for a 5K in One Month”

Preparing for the Olympics, Behind the Scenes

As the Olympic Games start to peek above the horizon, Olympic athletes from all over the world are gearing up for an adrenaline-fueled event. Not only do they have to train hard to qualify for the event, but also they need to be mentally and physically prepared to hurdle the challenges in their path. AnContinue reading “Preparing for the Olympics, Behind the Scenes”