Tag Archives: Amy Marsh

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, ...
“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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to Balance Love and Sport

How to Balance Love and Sport

When an athlete falls in love with a non-athlete…it can be a match made in heaven. But if you’re the athlete in the relationship, it may break your heart to balance training, recovery and quality time with your partner and end up falling ...
Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Have cookies. Will travel. Not only are these moist and chewy treats gluten free, packed with dark chocolate goodness and baked to perfection in only 10 minutes, they’re perfect for traveling. I warn you, though, you’ll probably fall in l ...