Fit Friday: TRX Circuit Workout

TRX Workout

It’s TGIFF! Thank Goodness it’s Fit Friday! Here’s a fun TRX circuit workout to try! The exercises are beginner to intermediate level, but it is still very challenging. Here is a great resource for instructions for most of the exercises. Warm up for about 10 minutes before starting the workout. Perform each exercise for 45 […]

Fit Friday: Amazing Arms and Shoulders

Fit Friday

If you are time challenged like I am, you appreciate a workout that does it all. Because I spend a lot of my available training time running, I need a workout that can work my total body in a functional way, challenge my core, balance the strength in my legs without overdoing it, and, as […]

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.¬†Here are Seven Exercises for the Core. […]

Train Smarter: 5 Ways to PR Running Three Days a Week

Race PR

Personal Record. PR. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? For many runners, setting a personal best time in a race is their ultimate goal. It also may seem unattainable, requiring hours and days of training that just aren’t possible for some athletes. While running five or six days a week may seem […]

A Multi Purpose Speed Workout

Multi Purpose Workout

As most runners know, doing some kind of speed training can really help your race times improve.¬† Interval training can improve your VO2 Max, increase your lactate threshold, correct your form, and is an important part of your strategy to improve your overall running performance. Many speed workouts are goal specific. Generally speaking, your speed […]

Striving for Balance: The Workout

Balance

I sometimes feel like I rush through my life on a tightrope with plates on my head and balls in the air. Excuse my mixed metaphor, but if you think about it (or picture it), it becomes quite clear. I work my (very) full time job, until two weeks ago I also carried two extra […]