So I want to give kudos where kudos are due. This list is not written by me but by a dear friend whom I have been riding with for about 9 years now, Bill Garret. This is his simple and useful list for how we should behave on the road as cyclists. The suggestions are practical, useful, and encourage us...

Your glutes are the largest muscle in your body yet the most underused. I've learned this over years of cycling and running. We become more prone to injury when we force our limbs to do all of the work when we exercise. When we bike, the focus is on pushing the pedals down and pulling them up with our...

Have you ever had a crappy workout and you just don't know why? Have you ever felt like you were working way too hard during your workout and just not feeling the love? Have you ever gone to the gym to lift weights and the 10 pound weight felt like 20?

Got it!. Been there!

I've been a trainer since 2009...

I've seen these yellow bars called different things in the fitness world but I have to say they are an AMAZING strength training tool for triathletes. They are a nice variation to regular dumb bells and barbells and you can use one or both of them for a great strength building workout. They vary in pri...

I've always thought of the Aqua Jogger as a rehab tool for injured runners or athletes as a way to recover from injury and build back their strength. I had always seen people using them in the pool at my local YMCA, sometimes attached to a bungee cord for added resistance. Sometimes people will put the...

I am a huge fan of the running gait analysis for several reasons. If you've ever had one done, it usually involves the use of a treadmill, track, or open area where you can be videoed from the front, side, and from the back. Most of what I have learned about running gait analysis is from Ironman Univer...

March 27, 2018

Of all the workouts I do with clients I especially love Sports Conditioning exercises. This can be in the form of High Intensity Interval Training, Functional Fitness, Drills, Kettle Bell, TRX, or track workouts. I have worked with many athletes this past year who want to improve their overall fitness,...

January 30, 2018

I have been a runner since 9th grade. I had been a gymnast my whole life and I always supplemented workouts in the gym with regular running outside in my neighborhood. My sophomore year of high school I decided to try the cross country team and it sure was tough. I LOVED the feeling that running gave m...

February 13, 2017

The fastest half marathon I ever did in my career was one hour and 33 minutes and it was in the hills of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. I had a training buddy at the time who was a stay at  home dad and carpenter so we would train together whenever we could get away from our small kids. If you are n...

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