Category Archives: EXERCISE

Staying fit

Mandala Massage Ball Review

I had a chance to try out the Mandala Massage Ball recently. The nice folks over there sent me a sample to  try out. And I am really glad they did. They are the perfect tool to help you rehab  … Continue reading

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Train Your Lungs

Strong legs on the bike won’t mean much if you’re gasping for a breath. “Your respiratory muscles are in constant use during cycling,” say exercise physiologist Budd Coates, co-author of “Running on Air.” If they fatigue.. guess what, so do… … Continue reading

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Torch Major Calories With This Basic Tabata Protocol Workout

Torch Major Calories With This Basic Tabata Protocol Workout If you haven’t heard talk of Tabata training, you will soon, and with good reason—who doesn’t want to boost their fitness in four short minutes?! What began as a high-intensity interval training protocol … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m Getting Soft & Old

“Wallberg Left The Ring On A Stretcher And Was Taken To Hospital” It’s funny the more I’ve removed myself from hard-core Kickboxing, Boxing and MMA, the more I’ve given a lot of serious thought about the how stupid (maybe not the correct word, … Continue reading

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Training Basics for Cyclists of All Levels

Be Your Own Coach / Training Basics for Cyclists of All Levels  Whether you browse fitness websites or the sports aisle at your local Barnes & Noble, you’ll find a wide variety of training advice, and sifting through it can … Continue reading

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Train Movement, Not Muscles

“Train Movement, Not Muscles” I was recently seeking out new information and was researching alternative types of training concepts (methods/programs) for athletes, particularly triathletes and came across this awesome short article by Vern Gambetta. I really connected with what Mr. … Continue reading

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Do Compression Socks (and Sleeves) Really Work?

Do Compression Socks (and Sleeves) Work? If you’ve been at a road race or triathlon recently you might have noticed the extremely long compression socks that are seemingly popping up everywhere. While many top pros have been hip to compression wear for … Continue reading

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Moving Our Children In A Heathier Direction

As parents we have the enormous responsibly to move our children in a healthier direction. It’s our job to expose them to living a healthy lifestyle and there is no better way than for parents to lead and teach by … Continue reading

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Cycling Training: How To Use GPS To Improve Performance

Cycling Training: How To Use GPS To Improve Performance How to use GPS information technology to investigate, monitor and refine cycling training and racing. Using global positioning systems (GPS) technology to enhance cycling performance may sound futuristic. But as “Joe … Continue reading

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How to Fit Ironman Triathlon Training Into Your Busy Schedule

This is a great little article writen by David Marquardt, who is an Ironman Triathlete and practicing attorney who manages his own law firm. He talks about the balancing act athletes face, especially the one’s we face as triathletes, since … Continue reading

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