Tag Archives: training

Hill Training Without the Hills

Hill Training Without the Hills

Q: I have a hilly race coming up, but there are no hills where I live. How do I train for this? Brandon Marsh answers: A: For athletes who live among flat terrain but travel to races with some elevation, hill training can be a common problem. Growing ...
Avoiding Summer Slumps

Avoiding Summer Slumps

Q:  Training in this heat is hard. How do I beat the “dog days” of summer? Brandon Marsh answers: How fitting that right now I’m listening to Florence and the Machine’s song, “The Dog Days are Over.”   All signs p ...
TODAY! Facebook Chat with Mrs. Fitness

TODAY! Facebook Chat with Mrs. Fitness

Am I eating the right foods? Which exercises should I do? Should I hire a personal trainer? Whether you’re a spin class addict, or you haven’t picked up a dumbbell in your life, chances are you have a question or two about sports nutritio ...
Creatine: For Men Only?

Creatine: For Men Only?

One Vitacost.com customer wrote in to ask our Mrs. Fitness blogger,  Southern States Championships top contender Melissa Transou, “Should women take creatine?” Mrs. Fitness answers: Many women think creatine is for men, or bodybuilders. B ...