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Periodization for Athletes: Plan Training for Optimal Performance

Periodization for Athletes: Plan Training for Optimal Performance

by Cherie Gruenfeld December 08, 2016 2 min read 0 Comments

As the race and marathon season comes to an end, it can be tempting to want to take a break from your fitness regime and go into hibernation for a while—especially in climates that experience cold, frigid winters. However, it is essential to...
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Start Prepping for Next Year's Race Season!

Start Prepping for Next Year's Race Season!

by Cherie Gruenfeld December 05, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us.

We’ve just enjoyed turkey and pumpkin pie at the family Thanksgiving dinner and soon we’ll be celebrating the Christmas holidays and all the good food and spirits that entails.

Following all that fun, we’ll head into the...
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The Benefits and Drawbacks of the Training Race

The Benefits and Drawbacks of the Training Race

by Cherie Gruenfeld October 28, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

Training for triathlons and marathons, whether it be Ironman or otherwise, requires a great deal of thought and effort into crafting a program and training schedule to adequately prepare yourself for race day.

For some people, this could be a...
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Ironman World Championships - Kona 2016 - Observations From A Spectator

Ironman World Championships - Kona 2016 - Observations From A Spectator

by Cherie Gruenfeld October 27, 2016 4 min read 0 Comments

For twenty-one years I’ve gone to Kona in October as an Ironman racer.

Following last year’s race, I officially “retired” from Ironman racing. But when October rolls around, I find that I’m drawn to the Big Island once again, and this year...
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5 Lessons Learned - The Hard Way

5 Lessons Learned - The Hard Way

by Cherie Gruenfeld September 27, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

My “A” race for 2016 was the 70.3 World Championships in Mooloolaba, Australia. Sounded like a great trip, interesting course and challenging competition...
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Coming Back From an Injury: 5 Tips for Quicker Healing

Coming Back From an Injury: 5 Tips for Quicker Healing

by Cherie Gruenfeld September 08, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

When you’re an athlete, especially a high-performance athlete, injuries are a hazard of your lifestyle. Injuries can be debilitating, but there are certain things you can do to improve your healing time. Here are our tips for remaining positive...
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5 Benefits of a Training Coach

5 Benefits of a Training Coach

by Cherie Gruenfeld August 29, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

If you are serious about competing, then hiring a coach with the experience to help you achieve your goals is a good way to ensure you reach your highest potential...
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Running: 3 Factors that Boost Performance and Efficiency

Running: 3 Factors that Boost Performance and Efficiency

by Cherie Gruenfeld August 18, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

Running is pretty straightforward. You put one foot in front of the other and keep moving, building speed as you go. However, it is evident that running comes easier to some than to others...
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We May Not Be Olympians, but We Can Learn From Them

We May Not Be Olympians, but We Can Learn From Them

by Cherie Gruenfeld August 17, 2016 4 min read 0 Comments

Every two years, Summer and Winter, I go through a period of sleep deprivation because I try to maintain my usual schedule while watching as much Olympic coverage as is humanly possible. I am a confirmed Olympics junkie. I’ll watch any...
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Setting Realistic Goals: Advice for Triathletes

Setting Realistic Goals: Advice for Triathletes

by Cherie Gruenfeld August 15, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

Triathletes set a rigorous training schedule: swimming against a clock, doing bike time trials and running intervals, always striving to beat a previous time or a competitor...
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Balance Hard Work + Recovery Time for Peak Performance

Balance Hard Work + Recovery Time for Peak Performance

by Cherie Gruenfeld July 28, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

Athletes spend hours upon hours swimming, biking, running and working in the gym hoping to train their bodies for peak performance. While this work is one half of the equation, the other half, recovery, is of equal importance and should be a vital part of any athlete’s training program for a number of reasons. 

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How to Sneak Regular Exercise into a Busy Schedule

How to Sneak Regular Exercise into a Busy Schedule

by Dr. David Minkoff July 25, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments

When you’re juggling work, kids, cleaning the house, doing errands and everything else on your list, making it to the gym can easily fall lower and lower in priority. However, studies have shown that even small amounts of exercise can be vitally beneficial to your health.  Lets look at a few great ways to get into action while on a busy schedule.
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