Tag Archives: running

Keep Cramps out of Your Workout

Keep Cramps out of Your Workout

Powering through a tough workout, you’re nearing the end. And then it hits: a sharp, stabbing sensation in a muscle that halts you in your steps, maybe even causing you to double over in pain. Cramps are a nightmare””but they’re com ...
Pedometers: Not Just for Walking

Pedometers: Not Just for Walking

Have you ever gone out for a run and wondered how many calories you burned or how far you went? I’m a data dude. So I like to know all the stats of my workout, which is why I use a pedometer. Yes, I said a pedometer. This tiny fitness tool has ...
A Program for Beginner Runners

A Program for Beginner Runners

Q: What’s the best way to ease into running? Amy Marsh answers A: Whether you’re starting to run for the first time, returning to the sport after a long break or coming off an injury, the best way to begin running is with a walk/run routi ...
The Lowdown on Toe-Running

The Lowdown on Toe-Running

Q: Should I run on my toes? Brandon Marsh answers: This is a question that I get asked by many of the triathletes I coach.   Experts are deeply divided on the answer to this question. ...
Weight-Lifting: Good for Endurance Athletes?

Weight-Lifting: Good for Endurance Athletes?

Dear Brandon. I am a triathlete. Should I lift weights? Brandon: This topic comes up quite often in training sessions with athletes and when Amy and I give talks at triathlon clubs. We get asked about whether it’s a good idea to do “core ...