Fitness Training

7 Core Stability Exercises

Developing core strength is essential for everyday health and well-being, as a strong core protects the spine, reduces back pain, enhances movement patterns, and improves balance, stability and posture. There are many methods for developing core strength, as well as various pieces of equipment that assist in that development. However, there are plenty of exercises […]

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Inspiration Running

Intro To Trail Racing

Trail running is a great activity all by itself—for your body, your mind and your soul. A lot of trail runners, though, like to take it to the next level by entering a race and getting competitive with themselves and others.  Are you one of those people? There are a lot of reasons to take […]

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Fitness Running

Sleep for Better Performance

Sleep is a normal and reversible behavior that is an essential part of the human recovery process. Several studies now recognize the fundamental role that sleep plays to optimize health and human performance. Results have demonstrated that sleep will not only help an athlete optimize their performance, but will also act on every aspect of […]

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Should Athletes Avoid Salt?

Salt has a serious PR problem. Consumption of Sodium Chloride (NaCl) has been linked (in both scientific papers and in the general press) with a rise in cases of hypertension, or high blood pressure, in the population at large. Because hypertension is a huge risk factor in all manner of nasty cardiovascular diseases, salt has, […]

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