Runners: Get a Pick-Up from Your Pup

Runners: Get a Pick-Up from Your Pup

Q: What’s the best way to run with my dog in tow?  Amy Marsh answers A: Dogs can make great running partners. While they’re young, dogs have all the energy in the world, which is actually a good thing when you’re having a rather un- ...
Training & Still Gaining? Give Yourself a Break

Training & Still Gaining? Give Yourself a Break

You’re an athlete. You train hard and train often. Some days, you even work out twice. How could you possibly be gaining weight — and not the kind you want? When you’re not gaining muscle mass, something has to give…and that&# ...
How Do I Pick the Right Protein?

How Do I Pick the Right Protein?

Q: Which is better for athletes: animal protein or plant protein? Brandon Marsh answers A: There are two sides to every coin. Neither is right nor wrong. What is always right, however, is listening to your body. ...
How to Endure 5 Common Athlete Woes

How to Endure 5 Common Athlete Woes

Endurance sports are a grueling challenge. If you’ve ever run a marathon, you know what miles of pavement pounding can do to your innocent little toes. It’s not pretty — and neither is chafing, blistering or bleeding. Unfortunately, ...
Have You Had Paralysis By Analysis?

Have You Had Paralysis By Analysis?

Most athletes (especially triathletes) admittedly LOVE data.   Unfortunately, the numbers — rather than the pure joy of exercising — can consume you. When you find yourself more focused on your watch than the actual act of moving, you ris ...
“See” What Activewear You’re Missing

“See” What Activewear You’re Missing

Head-on wind, flying dirt, kamikaze bugs and pesky pollen can all cause dry, itchy, irritated eyes. As someone who recently had Lasik eye surgery, I want to be extra protective of my peepers — especially when I’m training. Athletes tend t ...