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HIT THE EASY BUTTON! WHY THE EASY WORKOUTS!

By |2017-02-01T05:50:48-05:00April 21st, 2016|Categories: Cycling, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

All athletes question the easy workout days.  In my opinion they are just as important as your hard stuff! But unfortunately they are brushed off and not given the respect they deserve. There are both mental and physical benefits from these workouts. They're all the other miles--not the tempos or track repeats or long runs. They're [...]

Why Bother With Recovery Drinks? By Jessica Seaton, D.C.

By |2014-10-18T17:17:14-04:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Post-exercise nutrition can improve the quality and the rate of recovery after a bout of serious exercise, such as a one hour swimming practice, a weight training session, or a longer run. Signs of poor recovery include fatigue, poor workouts, prolonged muscle soreness, lack of increased strength, and lack of increased muscle mass. Research has shown [...]