A Dirty Bike is a Damaged Bike

A Dirty Bike is a Damaged Bike

Q: How do you clean your bike after a wet and windy ride? Brandon Marsh answers A: Though wind may not cause any permanent damage to your bike, mud, water and grime can. If not thoroughly washed, road debris can eat away at your gears and frame. So n ...
Rock Out While You Work Out

Rock Out While You Work Out

The benefits of music are immeasurable. Yet, some people still wonder if it’s a good idea to listen to music while exercising. For example, athletes aren’t allowed to wear headphones in a race, so some prefer to train in silence claiming ...
Athletes Choose Chia, Too

Athletes Choose Chia, Too

Q: I have heard a lot of great things about chia seeds, but how can I incorporate them into my diet? Brandon Marsh answers A: I like to think of myself as a bit of a “foodie,” because I enjoy spending time in the kitchen, experimenting wi ...
5 Tips to Wash Your Active Wear

5 Tips to Wash Your Active Wear

Q: How do you keep stains and smells out of your workout clothes? Amy Marsh answers A: If you can’t remember the last time you saw the bottom of your laundry basket, you aren’t alone. As athletes we deal with sour-smelling clothes every d ...
Mix It Up: New Ways to Use Protein Powder

Mix It Up: New Ways to Use Protein Powder

The same old post-workout protein shake gets b-o-r-i-n-g! But before you begin resenting your blender or giving up on recovery fuel altogether, mix things up — in a different, yet very delicious, way. We warn you, though. You’re going to ...
Follow Directions for Sun Protection

Follow Directions for Sun Protection

Exercise has its obvious perks — helping to improve cardiovascular strength, build and maintain a lean, mean body and provide natural energy. But did you know exercise can also cause damage to the body, inside and out? It’s true…but ...
Destination Race? Pack the Right Supplements

Destination Race? Pack the Right Supplements

Your gear is packed and on its way to your destination race. You have pre- and post-race food prepped and put in a cool, dry place. And you have healthy snacks on hand for the long road ahead. But aren’t you forgetting something? ...