My IDEA World Experience: The Functional Workouts

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As you know, I spent last week at Blogfest and the IDEA World Fitness Convention. Here are my Top 10 Takeaways. While Thursday and Friday were spent learning some great blogging information, the last two days I was able to attend six workshops. In addition, on Friday, mixed in with all that blogging stuff, we […]

My Plans and Goals for Blogfest and IDEAWorld

Blogfest Plans

Well, it’s finally here. Almost anyway. Blogfest and IDEA World Fitness Convention start next Thursday and I can’t wait! I signed up about six months ago, but I’ve really been waiting for this week since last year! I have my sessions selected, my hotel reservation, my travel plans all ready to go. I’ve done everything […]

10 Benefits of Fascial Stretch Therapy


Stretching has become a much debated topic in recent times. For years it was touted as the key to restoring flexibility, improving athletic performance, and reducing injuries. Then stretching, particularly passive stretching, fell out of popularity in favor of more dynamic moves that were designed to prepare the body for sport. Passive stretching is reserved […]

For the Core: Seven Exercises for a Strong Core

For the Core

Recently I have felt that I’ve moved away from fitness posts by focusing more on running. I want to get back to my roots though, so, while there still may be a running workout on Fridays from time to time, you will generally find some type of strength workout.┬áHere are Seven Exercises for the Core. […]

Recap: The Week in Training and Life


Countdown to the SLO Marathon (Still haven’t signed up? Click here and use the code WOODAMB at checkout to save $10) The countdown to the SLO Marathon has begun! In less than four weeks I will be in San Luis Obispo at the start line of my 37th marathon. Will I be ready? Yes! Will […]

March Health Dares from UnitedHealthCare

March Dares

This post is sponsored by United Health Care. I am excited to be joining UnitedHealthcare this month and sharing their We Dare You To program. Every month UnitedHealthcare has a series of three health-related dares that are easy and have some great prizes. Enter the March Dares from @MyUHC for a chance to win a […]