A Summer Travel Checklist for Athletes

A Summer Travel Checklist for Athletes

Q: What are some of your top travel essentials to take on summer vacation? Amy Marsh answers A: Summer is in full swing, which means many of us are gearing up for travel. Besides essential clothing and toiletries, there are some things you should nev ...
Chilled-Out Summer Recipes

Chilled-Out Summer Recipes

Sweating bullets yet? An iced-cold smoothie might cool you down. Or, maybe you need a light and airy salad to fill you up without filling you out. We like eating seasonally, so our summers are full of cherries, avocados and — the season’s ...
Train S.M.A.R.T. & Beat the Heat

Train S.M.A.R.T. & Beat the Heat

Q: It’s incredibly hot during the summer months. How do you push through the heat? Amy Marsh answers A: Sizzling summers can be brutal. When training outside in scorching temps and humidity, your sweat-rate increases, your heart-rate is higher ...
Women Athletes are Girls, Too!

Women Athletes are Girls, Too!

Who says women athletes can’t wear makeup? Just because you have a sporty side doesn’t mean you have to throw out your beauty bag. The only difference is you don’t spend as much time on primping as the “average” chick. T ...
A Remedy for Road Rash

A Remedy for Road Rash

Q: What is the proper wound care for road rash? Amy Marsh answers A: Sooner or later, all cyclists take a tumble. (Sorry, but it’s true.) You’ll most likely walk away with some road rash, which is bike geek for redness, small scrapes and ...
Beet Juice: A Fad or for Real?

Beet Juice: A Fad or for Real?

Q: I’ve been hearing a lot about beet and tart cherry juices. Are they a fad or for real? Brandon Marsh answers A:  Truthfully, new sports nutrition studies come along nearly every day. So, you’re smart to do your research and ask questio ...
Your Race Day Checklist

Your Race Day Checklist

Q: I get overwhelmed packing for a triathlon. What do I absolutely need for race day?   Amy Marsh answers A: As athletes of three disciplines, we have a lot of gear to keep up with. But when it comes to race day, the key is to simplify. It may come a ...