Tag Archives: Amy Marsh

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
College Triathletes: Take a Course in Balance

College Triathletes: Take a Course in Balance

Q:   How do you balance workouts while being a college student? Amy Marsh answers: A:  A few weeks back, we discussed how parents can adapt to their kids’ school schedules. But if you’re the student, triathlon training can be just as hard ...
Get the Dirt on Trail Running

Get the Dirt on Trail Running

Trail running is a great alternative to running on the roads.   It can offer refreshing scenery and a softer running surface.   However, this kind of terrain isn’t for everyone. Consider the rough and tough of it before hitting the trails, then ...
Listen to Your Heart (Rate)

Listen to Your Heart (Rate)

Q: Why do I feel so sluggish during the summer when I should be at peak performance? Amy Marsh answers A: The simple answer is the heat. Even though you have the heart of an athlete, you’re susceptible to an increased heart rate in warmer weath ...
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 ...