Tag : training

12 May 2020

Training – Running in Harmony: Lessons Learned from World-Class Coaches

Four timeless tips from influential running coaches. Published on Podium Runner by MELODY FAIRCHILD WITH ELIZABETH CAREY The best running coaches understand the demands of running. They intuit what each athlete can handle physically, mentally, and emotionally. They hold us accountable but also support us. All this makes the work of training and racing easier and helps us discover the best version of ourselves.  I’ve been lucky to work with top-notch coaches throughout my running journey. Each one has offered […]

13 Aug 2019

Training – 14er Training Hikes by Life’s 2 Short Fitness

Hiking a 14er this summer? Train your legs and lungs on one of these front range hikes April 22, 2019 by Life’s 2 Short Fitness, read more of their fantastic training articles at http://lifes2shortfitness.com/ Summiting a 14,000 foot peak is no small feat. To us natives, bagging a “14er” as we call them is a right of passage; many of us seeking to one day summit all 54 of these majestic Colorado peaks.Weekend warriors and veterans alike tend to set […]

22 Feb 2019

Training – Increasing Muscle Mass for the Endurance Athlete

Increasing muscle mass is a common goal for many endurance athletes. As it should be, an increase in muscle mass will bring an increase in strength and performance.  Strength is what separates those at the top of the hill with those at the bottom. Although genetics plays a large role in how much muscle mass an athlete can acquire, proper workouts and nutrition will support or negate an athlete’s efforts to increase their muscle mass and therefore strength.  Today we’ll […]

01 Jan 2014

Training – What gets measured gets managed!

Training What gets measured gets managed! photo credit by glendelman.com   Now that we are closing the door to our 2013 racing and training season and as our 2014 season approaches, it is time to sit down and reflect what we did right in 2013 and what we what to add or include into our 2014 training. Here is my evaluation list of 7 training element.   #1: Weight: Are you at your optimal race weight? If not and you are […]