Basic Biomechanics of Gait (in Running and Walking)
You’ve heard that you should warm up before and cool down after exercise — but do you know why?
The core is a functional concept, not an anatomical address.
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Fleet Feet Full & Half Marathon Training: Hill and Strength Workout
Fleet Feet Full & Half Marathon Training: Track & Running Core Workout
The goal of a Triathlon transition is to move as quickly and efficiently as possible between the disciplines. A few simple moves can assist your body to transition smoothly.
Brian shares his two favorite “rice cake” recipes for fueling during long rides and runs!
The key is to create a slow stretch as the muscle and tendon lengthen, then off-load the tissues completely to return to the start position. Doing this, you will spare the muscle the work of lifting the body weight, while creating a stretch and just enough load to trigger the body’s tissue remodeling and healing mechanisms.
Supporting the components of recovery accelerates the benefits of training, while ignoring the basics of recovery can negate the benefits of training. Sustained lack of recovery can even lead to overtraining syndrome where whole body degradation occurs and performance decreases. An important thing to understand about recovery is that the natural process of the body […]