Spinning versus Running – Which is Healthier?

There are plenty of options to choose from when you’re deciding how to get in shape and be healthy. Two popular options when it comes to working out are indoor cycling (spinning) and running. Both can deliver excellent results, but spinning versus running: which is the healthier workout regimen for you? Both workouts offer cardiovascular […]

Making Yoga Fun for Kids

Yoga is the perfect activity for families with small children. The benefits of yoga include heightened concentration, greater physical strength and flexibility, and yoga can also be a bonding activity for parents and kids as well. There are some simple ways that you can turn this sport into a relaxing and fun activity for everyone […]

Dealing With Adversity in Sports

As we go through life we get tossed curveballs all the time known as “adversity” and we need to learn how to overcome it and keep moving forward. This is especially true in the world of endurance sports. As an athlete who competes and coaches others I see this all the time. Something happens during […]

Why Run?

I am passionate about running. The problem is that it’s hard to explain why. When some people have asked me why I run, I tend to give the usual answers; but every time I try to explain or justify the appeal of this activity something feels unsaid, lingering as though I am just scratching the […]

Running Your First Race

Running a race can be intimidating but don’t let that keep you from signing up!  Whether you’re training to run your first race or already have a few under your belt, here are my best tips to take you from packet pick up to celebrating at the finish line. Pre-Race Knowledge is power! Read through […]

Believe in Yourself and Be Positive

“Believe” is a word I use every day as a coach and basically in everything I do. It’s a word you need to say as you look at yourself in the mirror every morning and then take on the day with a smile. Since this is a blog for fitness minded individuals let’s apply that […]