Don’t Let Injury Set You Back

Don’t Let Injury Set You Back

Whether it’s a strained shoulder, an Achilles tear or a completely broken bone, injuries are bound to happen in sport. The good news is you harness the power to control how you handle these setbacks. Remember: it’s not what happens to us ...
Homemade Energy Fuel

Homemade Energy Fuel

Q: For someone who is allergic to peanuts, sensitive to caffeine and prefers not to consume too much fructose, do you have any ideas for making your own energy gels or other on-course fuel? Brandon Marsh answers: A: In today’s world, there̵ ...
5 Reasons to Race for a Cause

5 Reasons to Race for a Cause

From dog jogs to walks for breast cancer, there’s an event for whatever cause hits close to home. If you’re looking for a way to support a cause, an issue or a loved one, I strongly urge you to consider a charity race. I say this not just ...
Is NOT Sweating Dangerous?

Is NOT Sweating Dangerous?

Q: I’ve been working out for approximately 11 weeks now. (I dance to fast and moderately fast-paced music, as well as lift weights.) It takes a lot for me to sweat, and because of this I retain a lot of water. I don’t even sweat in the 90 ...
Know When & How to Carbo Load

Know When & How to Carbo Load

Q: Do I really need to carbo load before a race? Amy Marsh answers: A: There are so many different approaches to race nutrition. Some athletes go gluten-free, some prefer a meatless meal while others shy away from saturated fat and sugar. But perhaps ...
How Fermented Foods Can Help You Feel Fit

How Fermented Foods Can Help You Feel Fit

Fermentation: defined as the process of breaking a substance down into a simpler form, such as converting sugar into carbon dioxide with the help of yeast enzymes. It sounds strange, but fermented foods may not be such a gas. This process can help th ...